When I made the transition two years ago from working with a 100 year-old organization — one I had called home for almost eight years — to working with companies sometimes less than 100 hours old, I assumed I would see tremendous differences. In my early career, I had experienced the textbook definition of outdated management thinking that centered on hierarchy and...

It is a well-documented fact that Africa is growing at a tremendous rate and there is no day that goes by without a story about the continent’s economic rise from all major news publishers. The… [Visit www.afrinnovator.com for full links, other content, and more! ] Go to Source Tags: funds, africa, startup ...

One challenge that mobile startups have continued to face recently in East Africa lies in the question of whether to spend time, money and other resources...

By Gladys Kitony You may have a brilliant idea for your startup, but the end product fails to live up to its brilliance in the market. Understanding the...

Only two years after its inception in April 2011, CTIC Dakar has become a major player in the West African startup scene. With 11 companies in its incubation program and 10 startups in its accelerator program (BuntuTEKI), the CTIC team is helping make Senegal a rising African powerhouse and bolstering IT and mobile companies throughout West Africa. Go to Source Tags:...

I don’t remember when I first met Todd Huffman, but for the longest time I seemed to run into him in all kinds of odd places, but mostly in airport waiting...

The bigger & the older the company, the more effort it takes to innovate. While startups move fast and agile, big corporates tend to think and act...