The Slice Up association, sponsored by actress Aïssa Maïga, intends to train bloggers in digital journalism so that the continent’s news is relayed by those primarily concerned: Africans themselves. In November 2016, Elsa Miské, consultant and trainer in digital strategies, and Nicolas Baillergeau, freelance reporter, fly to Nouakchott. For a week, they provide professional …

Investing in a start-up should be the result of a long reflection. It should not be forgotten that this type of business, by its “youth”, can be weakened in a very competitive context. It is good to question the risks and rewards of investing in start-ups. The risks of investing in a start-up Investing in …

Do you want to invest part of your capital in a start-up? Before you get started, it makes sense to ask yourself what will allow you to confirm or deny your desire to invest in a start-up. We invite you to discover the six questions to ask yourself. 1. What is the start-up’s project? Any …

The Seedstars World competition for emerging countries is expanding for this year 2017 to new countries on the African continent, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. In a press release, the organizing committee announces the competition has started an African tour during which it will unearth the best startups in more than 23 cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, …

Wanting to invest in an African start-up can be complicated and be an obstacle course. Indeed, how do you find the ideal start-up that perfectly matches the criteria you have set for yourself? In recent years, new initiatives aimed at facilitating the connection of investors with the founders of start-ups have emerged, such as the …

Investing in a startup is a matter of strategic thinking. Indeed, the contribution of capital constitutes the real engine of the company. Without a source of funding, the startup is exposed to the risk of going bankrupt quickly, its sustainability is, in fact, uncertain. However, the type of investment in a startup, which aims to …

There are many opportunities to invest in different areas. However, investing in SMEs is interesting in more than one way: growth sector likely to experience rapid growth in the coming years, hence the possibility of obtaining a significant positive ROI, existence of favorable tax measures , etc. However, there are many things to consider. AfrikaTech …

Three start-ups in the East African region dedicated to environmental research won an international award on Monday for undertaking projects that transform people’s lives directly on the ground. UK charity Ashden, which rewards groundbreaking green energy projects, said the three East African start-ups won the 2017 Ashden Awards for their breakthrough in low-carbon development . …

Estimating the value of an unlisted company but with an industrial history is easy. Conversely, the valuation of a start-up, possibly without customers, with no sales history turns out to be a complex operation to perform. However, there are different methods of determining the value of a start-up. What are the different possible approaches? 1. …

Has the idea of ​​investing in a start-up ever crossed your mind? Never ? Yet investing in this type of structure, despite the risks, has many advantages. In addition, since the emergence of crowdfunding, investing in a start-up has become more accessible. Here are some answers that will give you a whole new perspective on …

Installed in a large club chair, Mikaila leaves no doubt about her age: her feet do not touch the ground. But despite her young age, the girl is used to interviews. It must be said that its “Me and the Bess” lemonades, created in 2009, are now sold in six states of the United States, …

Ten months after the takeoff explosion of a satellite that Eutelsat was to operate with Facebook destined for Africa, the satellite operator launched in early June the marketing of broadband internet services in a dozen African countries. The initial goal is to reach tens of thousands of people, before covering the entire continent. This time …

Investing in a start-up can, in case of capital gain, pay off big when it comes time to resale. However, investing in a start-up is not taken lightly. It is essential to respect four golden rules to guarantee your entry into the capital in your first start-up. We invite you to discover the process to …

At only 33 years old, Mairé Rosa, from Guadeloupe, is at the head of a start-up which is all the rage in the United States: Relay Shop USA. It was in 2013 that Mairé, noting the effervescence and success of e-commerce sites from the US, noticed that a large majority of these sites refused to …

The notion of investor is not necessarily understood in the same way depending on the person with whom you are interacting. However, everyone agrees that an investor (individual or legal person) is characterized by his contribution of capital to a company over the medium or long term. However, there are different types of investors: those …