July 23, 2016

Information Sources



Information Sources 


Opportunities for Africans 

Opportunities for Africans (OFA) is an online platform portal that seeks to connect Africans to the latest life changing opportunities.


Startup Ranking 

Find information about startups and companies with StartupRanking app. Use StarupRanking to track, research and prospect startups/companies around the world. We offer insights of all startups/companies registered in our database.


Startup Blink

Startups by the region on a map


GoogleforEntrepreneurs (Africa)

Browse startup communities to find support near you.


LIONS Africa

Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS@FRICA) is an innovative partnership  that seeks to mobilize the knowledge, expertise and resources of leading public and private institutions to encourage and enhance Africa’s innovation ecosystem and to spur entrepreneurship by investing in the 4C’s: Capacity-building, access to Capital, enhanced Connectivity to global markets, and Credibility by raising awareness of Africa’s innovation potential.



Where Africa and Technology Collide!



oAfrica is a showcase of the dynamic African digital landscape. Although every African citizen may not have the chance to access the Internet for years to come, African digital opportunities are rapidly expanding.


IT News Africa

Africa’s technology news leader


Ventures Africa

Ventures Africa is an online platform for news, analysis and discussion about African business, policy, innovation, and lifestyle. We champion an evolving Africa through stories that explore the opportunities and complexity of our continent and the African Diaspora.



Wamda is a platform of programs and networks that aims to accelerate entrepreneurship ecosystems across MENA. Our core competencies are in community development, media, research, and advisory services. Each of which is a core pillar to supporting entrepreneurship in the region. Collectively, these programs make Wamda into the leading grassroots content, community and knowledge platform for entrepreneurs and their supporting ecosystem.


BizTech Africa

The voice of Africa’s ICT sector


Innovation is Everywhere

Team of passionate people living and working independently around the world. The main locations are Singapore, Paris, Santiago de Chile, Lagos, Moscow. Are you a tech traveler too? Drop us an e-mail, we’d love to work with you too!


Techcrunch Africa

TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.


Ashoka Change Makers

Changemakers.com activates a global network of social entrepreneurs, innovators, business leaders, policy makers and activists to build the movement towards an Everyone A Changemaker world



Startup Stories


MIT – Africa Initiative 

The MIT-AFRICA Initiative creates connections between MIT and Africa through education, research and innovation. We act as an umbrella unit for the institute to support and connect partners at MIT and on the continent. To this end, we arrange the monthly MIT-AFRICA Interest Group (MAIG) and have formed the MIT-AFRICA Advisory Committee as strategic planning group for the Initiaitve.



Ingressive leverages high-quality, on-the-ground expertise to select and lead investments in top tech startups across Africa. We aspire to lead 10,000 investments in the next 10 years.


Rising Africa

Telling the African Success Story. Inspiring our generation to take over the world. Redefining possible in Africa. Africa is rising.



Africa- By 2030, over 400 million Africans will need jobs. The mission at Smallstarter is to provide aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs with the information, inspiration, tools and guidance they need to exploit business opportunities, make money, create jobs, and impact millions of lives.


Innov Africa

(InnovAfrica Étape) Les « InnovAfrica Etape » sont des rencontres organisées par les groupes d’innovateurs nationaux, ouvertes à tous, qui permettent de faire connaître les différents domaines dans lesquels travaille le groupe. Des participants des pays voisins pourront être accueillis, en particulier pour présenter de nouvelles activités. Les InnovAfrica étapes sont également l’occasion de présenter ce qui s’est passé lors du forum international InnovAfrica et d’en prolonger la dynamique.


Startup-Ecosystem (Africa)

Sharing links, comments and insights about startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital, along my journey of learning about the fascinating dynamics of startup ecosystems, in which startups can prosper.



Africa.com produces original content and curated news focused on Africa. Every day,  editors pick the top 10 most important stories about the people, places, business trends and technology innovators in Africa.


Africa Strictly Business

Re-launched in March 2013, AfricaStrictlyBusiness.com is a multi-faceted online portal that delivers high-quality intelligence, expertise and a database of resources to educate visitors to the site about Africa’s business landscape and to help them make better decisions about commercial engagement with the continent.



AllAfrica publishes around 1,200 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.


StartUp Africa

Startup Africa’s mission is to support young adults in the building of business skills and in endeavors that foster financial independence, create jobs, and grow African economies.

OUR VISION: StartupAfrica’s vision is for an Africa resplendent with big, bold business ideas. We are here to create and support Africa’s inventors, entrepreneurs, and future business leaders.


African Exponent

The African Exponent is the premier source of reliable African and World news and in depth analysis of developments in business, finance, markets, politics, culture, science and technology.


Ampion (Amplifying Pioneership):

With German, American and African roots, we believe in seeding, sourcing, and supporting startups that will have the largest effect on the widest range of people. We have been in operation since 2013 and have grown each year to expand program offerings and reach to all 4 major African sub-regions. Our vision is to be a globally recognized catalyst for private sector-driven economic growth and promote impactful and sustainable development throughout the continent and the world.




Seedstars Africa

The State of Entrepreneurship in Africa: Over the past 12 months, Speedsters have traveled through 13 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with the mission to find the best entrepreneurs, connect them to investors, partners and media and to study each local innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. After traveling through the continent for an entire year and observing all of the different startup ecosystems, they are more bullish on the potential for entrepreneurs on this continent.




My Africa Pages

Lists of businesses in Africa per the region and country. Over 950 thousand Africa’s local businesses have been listed in myAfricaPages.com



Le forum InnovAfrica est un événement pour la mise en réseau des porteurs d’initiatives sur les usages innovants au Sud en matière de technologies et d’innovation sociale, pour le développement.



Dignited is one of the top Tech websites based in Kampala Uganda. It covers technology news, events, analysis and reviews of Innovations in and outside Uganda with major emphasis on showcasing local Tech and innovations and how they impact Uganda and the world at large.

As a platform, Dignited helps you reach a niche market through native advertising, content marketing and a host of other customised products that help augment and boost your company’s overall marketing communications and strategy. With a vibrant online community of Tech enthusiasts, IT personalities, ICT thought-leaders and influencers we help create engagement about your products and services with a goal to increase online brand presence, customer acquisition and revenue.


Africa Idea

Le Magazine des Start-ups Africaines


Its About My Africa

Join a space where your dreams will come true and a development accelerator in Africa. Raise funds for your next project or join in building your ideal Africa. All payments are completely secure thanks to our partners and Mangopay Crédit Mutuel Arkéa.


African Entrepreneurship Award

African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) powered by BMCE Bank of Africa. The African Entrepreneurship Award is both a process and an organization within BMCE Bank of Africa. The goal is to enable the enablers. What does that mean? The Award organization seek to enable you the entrepreneur to be a job enabler in Africa. Through our regional and global mentoring program, you will receive coaching that enables you to launch or grow your business idea so that you can create jobs – enable others – in Africa.


My African Startup

MyAfricanStartUp supports entrepreneurs in Africa to help them grow, become experts and gain international visibility. It is a unique and innovative platform that promotes and supports start-up companies and entrepreneurs in Africa with two main criteria: Innovation and Job creation impact.


Lionesses Of Africa Lionesses Of Africa 

The digital home for Africa’s women entrepreneurs. All about women entrepreneurs celebrating success, exchanging stories, connecting and networking, learning from like-minded women, and inspiring and mentoring the next generation of women-led startups in Africa


Angel.Co (Africa Startups)

Where the world meets startups