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Daily Digest Monday 2, November 2020

Guest Contribution

Disruptive Digital Solutions Is Rewiring The DNA Of Banking

Imagine a bank whose customers can tap on a wearable device to make a payment, regularly receive updates on changes they could make to their investment portfolio through AI-generated insights. Read more

Funding In East Africa

DPA & Mettle Solar Invest US$1.2 million Into East Africa Data Centre Solar Plant

Mettle Solar is a Gridworks investee company that is financed by CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution. If the name CDC Group sounds familiar, that’s because a couple of days ago the group announced that it was expanding its investment into Liquid Telecom. Read more

Latest News

Botswana Tech Startup Launches Digital Marketplace For SMEs

A new Botswana-based tech startup, Ponatshego, has launched a platform that aims to assist African SMEs in transitioning to an online marketplace. In turn, SMEs are able to sell their products online, allowing a wider customer reach and an increase in overall sales and profits. Botswana startup launches digital marketplace platform. Read more

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Call For Applications & Other Web-events

SAS Healthcare Webinar: Driving Intelligent Public Health Decisions through Data

This webinar will discuss how data can be used effectively to drive executive decisions in Healthcare. COVID-19 has put a laser focus on how data and analytics are powerful tools for healthcare leaders to predict, prepare, and respond in a proactive and coordinated manner to a global health crisis. And as the curve begins to flatten, healthcare organizations must look to reinvent their technology programmes to prepare for the future. Register Here

Opinion Corner

How Gender Bias Compromises The Tech Sector

Linda Zwane, Head of Data Management at Standard Bank Eswatini, unpacks her experience in the tech space and how the gender bias compromises the sector. It is not uncommon to hear criticisms of the tech sector for a significant lack of gender diversity at all levels, but specifically within decision-making positions. Read more


GetFundedAfrica’s mission is to uplift people and economies in Africa through entrepreneurship; helping companies find funding, grow, create jobs and solve society’s greatest challenges

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Guest Contribution: Disruptive Digital Solutions Is Rewiring The DNA Of Banking

Imagine a bank whose customers can tap on a wearable device to make a payment, regularly receive updates on changes they could make to their investment portfolio through AI-generated insights. Read more

GFA Attract Interview

Victor Boyle-Komolafe, the co-founder of Garbage In, Value Out (GIVO), a system that automates and digitises the collection, processing, and sale of recyclable materials. Watch Here

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“Business is always a struggle. There are always obstacles and competitors. There is never an open road, except the wide road that leads to failure. Every great success has always been achieved by fight, every winner has scars. The men who succeed are the efficient few –they are the few who have the ambition and will-power to develop themselves. So choose to be among the few today.”

– Chris Kirubi, Centum Investment, Kenya

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