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Uganda’s SolarNow Raises USD 740,000 From The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity
1 year ago

Uganda’s SolarNow Raises USD 740,000 From The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity

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On Friday 26th, The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) announced that nine companies from seven countries will receive more than US$9 million to support projects that expand financial …
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Uganda’s SafeBoda and UgaBus Shortlisted For The 4th AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards
1 year ago

Uganda’s SafeBoda and UgaBus Shortlisted For The 4th AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards

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Neopenda Wins USD 30,000 for the UN Women She Innovates Prize for Gender-Responsive Innovation
1 year ago

Neopenda Wins USD 30,000 for the UN Women She Innovates Prize for Gender-Responsive Innovation

Neopenda, a startup that’s innovating medical technologies for high-growth emerging markets, starting with a wearable neonatal vital signs monitor has named recipient for this year’s UN Women She Innovates Prize for …
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Two Ugandans Shortlisted For Africa’s Premier Award for Her Youngest Entrepreneurs
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Two Ugandans Shortlisted For Africa’s Premier Award for Her Youngest Entrepreneurs

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The Anzisha Prize awards young entrepreneurs who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities.  Selected from a pool of over 600 …
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Uganda’s DigiHealth named Best Innovation in Health Winner at the Second Edition of Women in Africa Summit
1 year ago

Uganda’s DigiHealth named Best Innovation in Health Winner at the Second Edition of Women in Africa Summit

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The second edition of Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative summit opened Thursday in the Moroccan city of Marrakech, under the theme Looking at Africa with confidence, believing in its talents

The …
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Simple & Robust Hearing Assessment App ‘Wulira’ Launched at the Can You Hear, Workshop
1 year ago

Simple & Robust Hearing Assessment App ‘Wulira’ Launched at the Can You Hear, Workshop

Wulira App, a mobile phone-based hearing loss assessment application that allows audiologic assessment using pure tones to be conducted within 5 minutes has been launched officially at a workshop dubbed Can …
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Neopenda Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Wearable Newborn Monitoring Device in Sub-Saharan Africa
1 year ago

Neopenda Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Wearable Newborn Monitoring Device in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Neopenda, a medical device company that was recently accepted into the Techstars Chicago is now raising funds in an equity crowdfunding campaign with Republic to enable expansion of clinical pilots into …
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A Low-cost Newborn Resuscitation Kit ‘The BabySaver’ Wants to Save Thousands of Babies’ Lives in Uganda
1 year ago

A Low-cost Newborn Resuscitation Kit ‘The BabySaver’ Wants to Save Thousands of Babies’ Lives in Uganda

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Every year, six million babies worldwide need assistance to breathe when they are born while four million will die before they are one month old but The Baby Saver, wants …
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Awamo now serves 70,000 clients in 60 microfinance institutions and SACCOs in Uganda
1 year ago

Awamo now serves 70,000 clients in 60 microfinance institutions and SACCOs in Uganda

Awamo, a FinTech startup with operations in Frankfurt, Germany and Kampala, Uganda has announced that it has reached the next milestone in its business development.

At the end of July …
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How OlyCash is helping the unbanked acquire the same abilities to transact online and offline as the banked population
1 year ago

How OlyCash is helping the unbanked acquire the same abilities to transact online and offline as the banked population

With OlyCash, a user is able pay with cash anywhere and OlyCash is able facilitate cash payments between parties not necessarily in one physical location – online or offline

According …
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