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Django Bathily on Sira Labs, an incubator network to connect start-ups across Francophone Africa

Django Bathily, D-G, Sira Labs talks about: how the idea for Sira Labs came about; the type of start-ups it is incubating; its start-up space in Burkina Faso; and its expansion plans. ... read more
September 27, 2018

Jim Teicher on CyberSmart's all-in-one edtech device trialing in Senegalese schools

Jim Teicher, Founder and Director, CyberSmart Africa talks about: the failure of many edtech projects in Africa and the reasons why; the things built into CyberSmart's device to avoid these issues; what the device can deliver and how; the cost of the device; its trial in Senegalese schools; and CyberSmart's fundraising round. ... read more
September 8, 2017

Binta Coudy De, JJiguene on how it helps women street sellers go online to sell food products

Binta Coudy De, Co-Founder, JJiguene talks about: its role as the first womens' tech incubator in Africa; the programmes it runs for kids and adults; the attitude of parents to girls coming to their programmes; and the inspiration for setting up the incubator. ... read more
August 6, 2016

Babacar Birane, Concree on wanting to be Africa's first virtual incubator & its successful start-ups

Babacar Birane, Co-Founder and CEO, Concree talks about: how the virtual incubator works; how many entrepreneurs there are in the community; examples of successful start-ups it has helped; and its ambition to become Africa's virtual incubator. ... read more
March 29, 2016

Sadibou Sow on Dev Academie's mentor-guided open learning space and its expansion plans in 2016

Sadibou Sow, Dev Academie talks about: how its open learning space works; how its students become freelancers; the kinds of real work projects students get to do; how it evolved from using lecturers to having mentors; and its expansion plans in 2016. ... read more
February 14, 2016

Serigne Barro, People Input on its social Instant Messaging platform Ginger and its VIP Club

Serigne Barro, People Input talks about: what this digital agency did when it was launched in 2002; the shift it made in 2010; its Instant Messaging platform Ginger; the VIP Club it runs alongside side ot; its local African stickers; the VoD platform with programmes about former African Presidents; and its plans for the next three years. ... read more
February 14, 2016
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