African Technology Foundation (San Francisco)
The mission of the African Technology Foundation is to globalize African technologies by providing access to resources that effectively address and manage the most pressing technological challenges on the continent.We work in partnership with African enterprises and cross-continental innovation actors to help them start, grow and scale globally. We achieve this through a series of activities that include capacity building, knowledge distribution and access to global networks, mentorships and diaspora engagement activities.
Africa:Telcos as Catalysts, or Not? Are Mobile Network Operators Losing their Ground within the African Innovation Marketplace?
Since the early nineties, mobile network operators have been one of the biggest catalysts in introducing new distribution and resell models into the markets by connecting remote… Read more »
Africa:Scale — The Elusive Achievement for Enterprises
For Some Startups, a Partnership with a Major Mobile Operator is a Strategic Pathway to Scaling their Business Read more »
Africa:Prioritizing Infrastructure Targets
The 4th industrial revolution is upon us. Can the continent's infrastructure support this generation, and are we ready to prioritize critical targets? Read more »
Africa:Infrastructure Development — Is Africa Ready for Change?
Private sector efforts are outnumbering government led activities towards infrastructure development amidst tough economic headwinds in target areas across the continent. Read more »
Africa:African Ecosystem Report Highlights Incremental Progress Across the Continent's Knowledge Economies
Silicon Valley based African Technology Foundation (ATF) and Managing Partner of the Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS@FRICA) partnership, is pleased to announce… Read more »
Africa:African Startups Showcase Technologies in Silicon Valley
Five DEMO Africa winners join global startups for Startup Grind Conference and the Lions@frica Innovation Tour Read more »
Africa:Is Hollywood Ready for Africa?
For many years, the international discourse regarding the African continent has been limited to war, famine, political corruption, and civic unrest. While these issues represent… Read more »
Africa:An Entrepreneur's Journey
"Venture: An Entrepreneur's Journey" welcomes viewers into the entrepreneurial journey of a group of African entrepreneurs. The documentary begins at President Obama's 2015… Read more »
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