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Innovation week concludes bolstering tech friendly society

With hundreds of innovators in attendance, the weeklong African Innovation Week (AIW) 2019 will conclude this afternoon inside the headquarters of the African Union (AU). Organized by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology (MiNT), the African Union Commission and the Oslo International Hub – the event highlighted Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship, AgriTech, Smart Cities, ShelterTech and Circular Energy, HealthTech and Travel and Investment.

Ethiopia to host Innovation week

The Ethiopian center for innovation (IBA) has announced the launch of African Innovation Week (AIW) with Addis Ababa set to host the first continental event.

Zenysis to exploit Big Data for advanced analytics

The Technology and Innovation Institute signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Silicon Valley entity Zenysis Technologies Inc. to exploit the benefits of Big Data for advanced analytics in various fields including the health sector which will eventually create the capacity to make informed decisions

FinTech players gather in Addis Ababa

The second edition of Finnovation Ethiopia has brought together some 200 financial technological innovators and disruptors at the Radisson Blu hotel in Addis Ababa on March 11, 2019.

The gathering of FinTech players in Addis Ababa this year is part of the Fintech Africa Series which regularly gathers stakeholders and influencers in the African Fintech environment ranging from start-ups to key markets across Africa and the globe.