Applications open for 7th Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

Applications have opened for the seventh edition of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which will provide startups with training, mentorship and US$5,000 in funding. The programme, run by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is a 10-year, US$100 million...

Our 12 startups to watch in 2020 – how did we do?

Back at the start of the year, Disrupt Africa unveiled its 12 African startups to watch in 2020. How did we get on with our predictions? Egyptian trucking marketplace Trella We said: “The team that told Disrupt Africa they are taking growth “step-by-step”, and not...

The top 5 pan-African startup sector developments of 2020

Individual startup ecosystems across the continent, be they in South Africa, Nigeria or Kenya, may steal a lot of the limelight, but the African tech startup sector as a whole is growing at pace. Here are Disrupt Africa’s five biggest developments of the last 12...