Friday , 18 April 2014

Healthees Africa, Africa’s Health XL Launches In Accra

Healthees Africa, a program that seeks to identify and celebrate individuals influencing digital health in Africa took place in Accra last Friday. Several digital health enthusiasts attended the exclusive event that also aims to encourage the application of technology in healthcare. Promoting digital health in Africa The program kicked off with a very interesting presentation by Mr. David Hutchful, Director ... Read More »

Ahonya.com Online Store Raises Seed Funding From Rio Partners

PRESS RELEASE Ahonya.com, Ghana’s premier online shopping site, closes seed funding round led by Dubai-based Rio Technology Partners Ghana’s premier online shop, Ahonya.com has completed a seed funding round with Rio Partners and Savannah Fund. The round was led by Rio, a Dubai-based investment firm which focuses on seed, early and growth stage investment opportunities in technology, media and telecommunications. Also participating in the round ... Read More »

Bring The Lean Startup Machine Workshop To Accra

We’re excited to be partnering with Lean Startup Machine (LSM), a three-day workshop on startup a successful new business. Most new startups fail because they build something no one wants. LSM teaches you a systematic process for learning which products or services will succeed and which ones will not. Over 25,000 entrepreneurs have had their lives changed by the LSM ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Konga.com set to unleash revolutionary online trading opportunity for all Nigerians, to drive economic development

Konga.com’s vision is to be the major engine commerce and trade in Africa Konga.com, Nigeria’s Largest Online Mall which only last year announced the launch of Konga Mall, a revolutionary offering which gave select Nigerian businesses the opportunity to make their products and businesses available online to millions of Nigerian shoppers, is happy to announce the evolution of its trading ... Read More »

MeQasa.com provides interesting infographic for the real estate industry in Accra

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Meqasa.com, a web-based real estate match-maker, has some experience since they started operating in Ghana about a year ago. The software startup has gathered data about the realtor industry predominantly in Accra, and has provided a useful infographic to renters, sellers and buyers of property.   Original article can be found here Read More »

World Summit Youth Award opens its contest for action on the UN MDGs

2014 is the year of competitions. In the Chinese year of the horse not only Sochi will show who runs the fastest, jumps the farthest and has nerves of steel in the Winter Olympics or Brazil which is the world’s best football team but also the World Summit Youth Award is opening its contest seeking for the best social e-Content ... Read More »

Tourbly Wins $20000 as Regional Winner in Google Cloud Developer Challenge

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For some months now, the Google Cloud Developer Challenge (GCDC) has been running. GCDC is an annual competition that Google hosts to encourage developers to make use of Google App Engine and the Google Compute Engine cloud platforms. This year’s competition had a few entries from Ghana, with tHelp and Tourbly making it to the Semi-finals. Tourbly, a team from the ... Read More »

Sanitation wins at the MEST-UNICEF Hackathon

For those who have been following tech events in Ghana over the past week, you are aware of the MEST UNICEF Hackathon, which happened at MEST from the 15th – 17th January. It was the largest gathering of techies I had seen since the DevCongress conference. You couldn’t tell whether it was for social good, since it was a UNICEF ... Read More »

FreelancePro.me – The centralized professional reputation board for freelancers

A major challenge of freelancing is faced by hirers. They need to reduce the risks involved in outsourcing their works to freelancers. Since they have no central portal where freelancers are aggregated and reviewed, the hirers spend a lot of time performing extensive searches on all the individual freelance platforms just to be sure those they are hiring have a ... Read More »

Press Release: MEST-UNICEF Hackathon (15th – 17th January, 2014)

For Immediate Release: MEST and UNICEF Ghana launch hackathon under the theme: Solving BIG problems using little technology ACCRA, 13 th January 2014: The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in partnership with UNICEF Ghana will this week launch the MEST-UNICEF Hackathon, a three-day product development competition to find new technologies to serve the hard-to-reach in Ghana. Participants will tackle issues ranging from water ... Read More »