Articles about Ecosystem

Zimbabwe (& Africa) Should Collaborate Like Silicon Valley

Collaboration and interpersonal networks create value in Silicon Valley's ecosystem. Read this Zimbabwe-based author's perspective which explores what should be done to strengthen such networks within Africa.

/ July 2017
Young Masai male checks mobile device.

Emerging Business Models Help Smartphone Affordability & Africa’s Digital Pioneers

For many mass-market consumers in Africa, smartphones are out of reach, thus limiting the ability of digital businesses in sub-Saharan Africa to grow and achieve scale. New business models are emerging to help.

/ July 2017
Kigali Convention Centre for Business

Will Africa’s Challenges be Solved by Silicon Valley?

Peter Kariuki and Barrett Nash, co-founders of SafeMotos, the Rwandan motorcycle taxi app, answer with a firm 'no.' Read why.

/ June 2017

The Need for Collaboration in the African Software Engineering Ecosystem

Andela's Senior Technical Consultant shares his view on what it takes to build a robust software engineering ecosystem in Nigeria and Africa.

/ June 2017