Startup Directory

 

African Tech Hubs

ActivSpaces (Cameroon)

An open collaboration space, innovation hub and startup incubator for African techies. Based in Buea, Cameroon.

http://activspaces.com/
+237 33323554
Bantu Hub (Congo)
Founder: Verone MANKOU

The BantuHub is a Hub of Technology in Brazzaville (Republic of Congo) who marries the concept of CoWorking , it is also an incubator Startups where all the conditions are met to transform ideas into businesses.

 

http://www.bantuhub.com/
+242044000051
Black Girls Code
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Founder: Kimberly Bryant

Message from the Founder:
When I was first introduced to computer programming, as a freshman in Electrical Engineering, Fortran and Pascal were the popular languages for newbies in computing and the Apple Macintosh was the new kid on the block. I remember being excited by the prospects, and looked forward to embarking on a rich and rewarding career after college.

But I also recall, as I pursued my studies, feeling culturally isolated: few of my classmates looked like me. While we shared similar aspirations and many good times, there’s much to be said for making any challenging journey with people of the same cultural background.

Much has changed since my college days, but there’s still a dearth of African-American women in science, technology, engineering and math professions, an absence that cannot be explained by, say, a lack of interest in these fields. Lack of access and lack of exposure to STEM topics are the likelier culprits.

By launching Black Girls Code, I hope to provide young and pre-teen girls of color opportunities to learn in-demand skills in technology and computer programming at a time when they are naturally thinking about what they want to be when they grow up.

That, really, is the Black Girls Code mission: to introduce programming and technology to a new generation of coders, coders who will become builders of technological innovation and of their own futures.

Imagine the impact that these curious, creative minds could have on the world with the guidance and encouragement others take for granted.

http://www.blackgirlscode.com/
510-398-0880
Capital Square (Nigeria)

This is CapitalSquare, a membership-based coworking space in Lekki, Lagos.

We provide a relaxed environment for independent professionals to work, collaborate, and learn from each other. We know that not everyone wants or needs to work in a conventional office, and working at home gets lonely (and sometimes distracting), so we decided to create a workspace that's work-friendly, pocket-friendly and people-friendly.

We're building a community of professionals from every area of business, who like, support, and want to learn from one another, and we're making CapitalSquare a great place to make friends and grow your business.

Our goal? To make it easier for you to achieve yours.

http://capitalsqua.re/
01 404 1032, 01 342 7547
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Co-Creation Hub (Nigeria)

CcHUB is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.

http://cchubnigeria.com/
+234 (01) 2950555
CoLab

CoLab is a collaborative community for startups, innovators, creatives and entrepreneurs. Our purpose is to create an environment that allows your natural curiosity foster learning, inspire creativity and innovation.

https://colab.com.ng
+2349072090000, +2348155556990
Costech (Tanzania)

Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) is a parastatal organization with the responsibility of co-ordinating and promoting research and technology development activities in the country. It is the chief advisor to the Government on all matters pertaining to science and technology and their application to the socio-economic development of the country.

http://www.costech.or.tz/
255-22-2927538/255-22-2927539
Daddy’s Dragons (South Africa)
Founders: Jody Aufrigtig , Nick Ferguson, BArry Harlen, Paul Dalton

The Daddy's Dragons brings you a Business School and Incubator.  Business incubation has been around a long time but in recent times these are springing up all over the place, answering to a real need for small business support. These start-up hubs offer expert mentorship, resources like office space, management and skills transfer and even seed money, typically in exchange for an equity partnership in small (or theoretical) companies. It’s far better to have a smaller share in a huge success, than complete ownership in something small and your chances of success are greatly increased when you associate with the Dragons. More importantly, early-stage investors are paying close attention too.

http://www.daddysdragons.co.za/
021 486 5999
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e-Trilabs (USA, Benin)
Founder: Senam Beheton

EtriLabs helps developers, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, companies and African governments to create or use of innovative technological solutions. Our services include coworking, incubation of start-ups, training, social media, application development and technology education.

http://etrilabs.com/
+229 21316443
Fab Lab Nairobi

 

The University of Nairobi Mechanical Engineering Building Ground floor

http://fablab.uonbi.or.ke/#