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September in Africa – All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month

29/09/2014

September in Africa was all about startups, with a host of top events and the launch of new accelerators as well as the usual funding (...)
September in Africa was all about startups, with a host of top events and the launch of new accelerators as well as the usual funding rounds, acquisitions and new product offerings. Startup central Startup pitching event DEMO Africa took place outside of Kenya for the first time, with 40 startups pitching to entrepreneurs, investors and international media in Lagos, Nigeria. Speakers at the event included communication technology minister Omobola Johnson, Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, and Jason Njoku, founder of iROKO. French operator Orange launched its startup accelerator – Orange Fab – in the Ivory Coast, which the company... This story continues at The Next Web The post September in Africa – All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month appeared first on The Next Web. September in Africa was all about startups, with a host of top events and the launch of new accelerators as well as the usual funding rounds, acquisitions and new product offerings. Startup central Startup pitching event DEMO Africa took place outside of Kenya for the first time, with 40 startups pitching to entrepreneurs, investors and international media in Lagos, Nigeria. Speakers at the event included communication technology minister Omobola Johnson, Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, and Jason Njoku, founder of iROKO. French operator Orange launched its startup accelerator – Orange Fab – in the Ivory Coast, which the company... This story continues at The Next Web The post September in Africa – All the tech news you shouldn’t miss from the past month appeared first on The Next Web.
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