The new year is upon us, and we reflect on what African tech trends we can expect to see over the course of the next 12 months.
The year 2019 will likely see the continuation of increased startup investment, with African entrepreneurs growing their businesses thanks to their ability to raise capital. Artificial intelligence will be another focus, while cyber security will definitely be a topic of debate and action.
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African tech will no doubt experience another year of ups and downs, with the 2019 pendulum expected to swing back and forth on subjects like cryptocurrency and tech regulation across the continent.
Here are 10 African tech trends that will define the year 2019.
More investment in African tech firms
The year 2018 saw tech firms across Africa securing funding deals, with unconfirmed figures for total investment expected to soar above $1 billion, including estimates for many undisclosed deals. The year 2019 is expected to build on that. <a target="_blank" href="https://moguldom.com/148567/fintech-innovation-can-provide-the-solutions-to-many-african-challenges/" target="_blank" Click here to read entire article