Seven African start-ups shaking up the global tech ecosystem
Updated: Jan 22, 2022
Young African start-ups are making headway in cutting-edge sectors and catching the eye of leading organisations, including the World Economic Forum.
There is no mistaking certain signals, even if they are weak ones, like the recent nod from the Israeli research centre StartupBlink to Africa’s growing prominence in the global start-up ecosystem. Providing research and analysis on the world’s best innovation ecosystems – through its annual Global Startup Ecosystem Index – StartupBlink’s experts recently ranked Lagos 122nd out of 1,000 cities covering 100 countries. The report evaluates each city based on its ability to create an environment that fosters the growth of digital enterprises.