African Youth Adaptation competition launches call for applications

Young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 are invited to submit their business plan through the official submission portal. Twenty winners will each be awarded $100,000 and will receive capacity-building training, mentorship and coaching. Abidjan, 14 September 2022 – The Global Center on Adaptation, African Development Bank and Climate Investment Funds have launched […]

AfriLabs and Intel host early-stage deep-tech investors’​ roundtable in Kenya

On the 27th and 28th of July 2022,  Intel in partnership with AfriLabs and African Business Angel Network held discussions on Early-Stage Deep-Tech Investing across Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. It was an interactive hybrid event involving a diverse group of early-stage investors in deep-tech who shared insights and learnings within the African context. The session […]

The State Of The Innovation Policy Environment In Nigeria

Learnings from the Nigerian Innovation Policy Dialogue by AfriLabs and UNDP Accelerator Labs by Amadou Sow (UNDP Accelerator Labs), Serge Ntamack (AfriLabs), Tessy Okolo (AfriLabs), Tayo Akinyemi (UNDP Accelerator Labs) and Joshua Omena .A. (AfriLabs).   Currently, it is difficult to inventory policies in Africa, and as a result of this, we have fragmentation and […]

Digital Entrepreneurship in Africa: Case Studies of Nigeria and South Sudan

The book Chapter ‘Digital Entrepreneurship in Africa: Case Studies of Nigeria and South Sudan’, based on the Female Entrepreneurs Support Program (FESP), has been published by Palmgrove, in the book titled Digital Service Delivery in Africa. FESP is a collaborative initiative by AfriLabs member hubs and AfriLabs Capacity Building Program (ACBP) award winners: ‘TechQuest STEM Academy’ (Nigeria) and ‘Junub […]

Intel and AfriLabs collaborate to support the African Deep Tech Startup Ecosystem

AfriLabs is excited to announce that we have partnered with the global manufacturer of advanced integrated digital technology platforms, Intel to gain a deeper understanding of the African deep-tech startup ecosystem and identify pathways in which Intel can extend their support to deep tech startups on the continent. The startup scene in Africa has experienced […]