TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield is the world’s preeminent startup competition. The Battlefield features 15-30 top early stage startups pitching top judges in front of a vast live audience, present in person and online. Startup Battlefields take place both regionally and at TechCrunch Disrupt. The winner of Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch...
Conversation with Mendy Lusaba, founder & CEO at Chris and Geo Placements, a start-up that recruits, trains and places socioeconomically disadvantaged women as maids in Harare, Zimbabwe   Mendy, for those who don’t know you, tell us in few words:  who is Mendy Lusaba and what is Chris and Geo? Mendy is...
More than 250 Young female leaders across Africa meet at the Maluwa Young Female Achievers Pan African Conference in Nairobi from September 19 to 22. Outstanding African Youths from all walks of live (Entrepreneurs, civic leaders, corporate leaders, arts and sport leaders) gather to enhance their transformative leadership skills to...
  Ghanaian AgroCenta startup takes the big seedstars world prize home, funding is $500 000. Congratulations to the team and Africa. Every year, the Seedstars team visits the world looking  for the best startups in the emerging markets. 5000 startups applied to this year’s competition and pitched at the sessions hosted...
Interview with Tauanda Chare, Founder and CEO at Móvelcare, a Micro- Insurance Platform start-up based in Maputo, Mozambique. For those who don’t know you, tell us in few words:  who is Taunada and what is Móvelcare? Tauanda Chare is a young and energetic Mozambican who grew up in the small town...
Focusing on the most pertinent and disruptive technology and cultural trends reshaping corporate strategy and decision making right now, the Global Innovation Summit, will gather together C-suite executives and Heads of Innovation through this exclusive & interactive event, to bring to light the strategies required to successfully navigate the...
Empreendedor: Estás pronto para o rock? Junte-se à nova onda de empreendedores da sua área local na série gratuita do workshop Rock My Business Model and Plan! Aprenda os passos para iniciar teu modelo e plano de negócios, converse com tua ideia de negócio e conecte-se a um grupo de empreendedores...
Para quem não conhece-te, conte-nos em poucas palavras: quem é Pedro e o que é appy? O meu nome é Pedro Beirão e sou co-fundador / CEO da APPY, uma start-up angolana na área de Tecnologia de Informação e Comunicação (TIC), que tem como Visão: Simplificar a Vida e Missão: Disponibilizar Informação...
  Reinventing Fashion for "Issa Samb" on  his  inter-disciplinary work that encompasses sculpture, performance, painting and theatre. His work was considered to draw from both African tradition and the European avante-garde movements such as Dada, Surrealism, Situationism and Fluxus. Designer Niyi Okuboyejo worked in collaboration with New York-based retail label O.N.S  on the avant-garde "For Issa" collection for the...
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIPLOMACY CONFERENCE (IYDC) International Youth Diplomacy Conference (IYDC) is an innovation of the Model United Nations Conference. It is a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly, Security Council and other agencies under the United Nations. It combines youths across Africa and beyond to discuss pertinent issues of...