Senegal and Morocco lead Francophone Africa’s rise in startup rankings

Competition in Africa’s startup ecosystem is heating up as French-speaking nations put up a spirited battle for the top slots in an African startup ecosystem that has so far been dominated by the “big four”—South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt.

Morocco and Senegal top a list of some of Africa’s biggest movers on a Global Startup ecosystems ranking—a trend that could significantly boost the visibility of startups in those countries and provide access to investor growth funds.

Morocco and Senegal are the fastest movers in the region

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