Africa, like most other continents, has seen a technological revolution over the past few years, catalysed by the recent pandemic that pushed us all into a more digital world. According to African Tech Startups Funding Report 2021, 564 tech companies in Africa received a combined total of over US$2 billion investment last year.
On top of this, multinational tech companies like Google are investing millions of dollars into innovation in Africa.
With this digital transformation well underway, it is important to keep up-to-date on the latest advancements. A great way to do this is by attending tech conferences. Here are the five biggest tech events that are occurring in Africa this year.
The month of March is officially women’s month, with 08 March 2022 being International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality, and we are centring five of the women trailblazing Africa's tech advancement today.
Tosin Omowole spoke to Samuel Baddoo, Founder & CEO at Fleri, a financial wellness platform created to help immigrants take control of their financial lives. The company’s first product, FleriHealth, offers affordable and reliable healthcare plans for Africans in the diaspora to purchase for their loved ones back home in Africa.