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.
November 30, 2017
Africa: Advancing Africa's Entrepreneurial Economies — DEMO Africa 2017 Concludes in South Africa
DEMO Africa finds technology winners form the 30 startup finalists over four days of ecosystem activitiesDEMO Africa ended its four-day conference with a bang in the City of… Read more »
October 18, 2017
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 »
October 16, 2017
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 »
October 02, 2017
Africa: Final 30 Startups that will Launch at this Year's #DEMOAfrica Conference
Demo Africa, the continent's premier launch pad for emerging technologies and trends has today released the list of its final 30 startups that will launch at this year's DEMO… Read more »
October 01, 2017
Africa: Innovation Tour Winners Take the First 4 Slots
Four startups that pitched at the innovation tours organized by DEMO Africa from March to July will occupy the first 4 slots of the 30 slots available in this year's cohort. The… Read more »
September 27, 2017
Africa: Here are the 35 Shortlisted Companies for Final Vetting
DEMO Africa has today unveiled a list of 35 companies that have been shortlisted from an original pool of 956 applications from 29 African countries that will undergo the final… Read more »
September 21, 2017
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 »
August 15, 2017
Africa: Call for Digital Startups to Enter Africa's Largest Tech Startup Competition
Digital startups from South Africa and the continent are being called on to enter the 2017 edition of the African continent's premier launch pad for emerging… Read more »
February 21, 2017
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 »
February 08, 2017
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 »
January 11, 2017
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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