Google unveils US$6m funding program to support African start-ups

AFRICA – Tech giant Google has unveiled three programmes worth US$6 million which are expected to support women and young entrepreneurs and innovators in at least 13 African countries. Under the first programme, Google will grant US$3 million to the Tony Elumelu Foundation to support women-owned start-ups in the continent to upscale their ideas. The tech giant says the fund…

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Co-Creation Hub acquires Kenyan led ed-startup eLimu, become its education arm

KENYA – Nigeria headquartered Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has acquired Kenyan ed-tech startup eLimu in a deal that will transform eLimu into the educational arm of the incubator. eLimu startup has developed revision and literacy platforms that make learning fun and engaging for children both at school and at home, combining engaging content with proven pedagogies. The startup helps improve learning outcomes…

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