Blue Origin is still catching up to Elon Musk’s SpaceX

The first passenger-carrying flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard marks a major milestone for Blue Origin,…

Nigeria’s ride-hailing startups are trying to survive their worst days 

It was January 2020, and the ride-hailing business in Nigeria was booming. Dopemu Abiola had just…

Do white founders in Africa have an easier time getting capital?

The topic of inequity in funding local startup founders in Africa is a recurring one in…

Everything you need to know about fintech financing in Africa

When it comes to Africa’s startup scene, fintech is the center of attention. For the past…

The inside story of how an ambitious African cryptocurrency startup failed

In 2018, three intrepid entrepreneurs from Angola, Ghana, and Nigeria undertook an ambitious journey to build…

Egyptian start-ups are Africa’s new venture capital darlings

From e-commerce to edtech and fintech, Egypt’s start-ups are emerging as the preferred destination for global…

African fintech startups are diversifying to scale up

Increasingly, African fintech startups are moving from focusing on niche areas such as payment, lending insurance,…

Mukesh Ambani can resolve India’s hesitancy with US Big Tech

Last week, Google announced an Android smartphone in collaboration with Reliance Jio, the telco spearheaded by…

A white founder’s $1 million Nairobi food startup aims to fix a problem Kenyans say doesn’t exist

A white Nairobi-based startup founder is facing backlash in Kenya, in a drama that is highlighting…

Clubhouse’s next moves in India will determine if it’s the next Facebook or the next Foursquare

On Clubhouse, there is something for everyone: rooms on pop culture, feminism, cricket, music, gaming, and…