Africa StartUp Cup Microsoft 4Afrika sponsors prizes for Africa StartUp Cup winners & finalists

Africa's maiden regional summit took place on April 29 at the iSpace Foundation in, Labone, – Accra, Ghana.

  • Published:
Microsoft play

Microsoft

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Winners and finalists of this year’s Africa StartUp Cup will be receiving a series of prizes to help them further develop and scale their ventures.

Courtesy of Microsoft’s 4Afrika Initiative – which was launched to promote access to affordable technology, innovation and world-class skills – the prizes will include: Free Azure cloud services for three years with support for up to five developers, and access to Microsoft technologies including MSDN, Visual Studio and Office.

READ MORE: Microsoft Ghana improves education in Ghana through Cloud Computing

StartUp Cup, a partner to the U.S Department of State’s Global Entrepreneurship Program, is – a tested Business Model Accelerator Program, now running in over 68 countries worldwide.

Africa's maiden regional summit  took place on April 29 at the iSpace Foundation in, Labone, – Accra, Ghana.

Speaking of behalf of Microsoft 4Afrika, Djiba Diallo, Startup Engagement Lead, commented:

 ”Our global mission is to empower every person and organisation on the planet to do more. Entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs play such a vital role in growing African economies and furthering local innovation. It’s in our best interests to invest in their productivity, giving them access to the cloud-based tools that help them to work more efficiently, stay relevant and scale across borders to take African innovation to the world.”

“We’re humbled with the partnership and support of Microsoft 4Afrika to empower more African entrepreneurs, who are part of the growing StartUp Cup , (Africa) network, with the skills and tools they need to scale their startups across Africa and also globally, while making a positive dent economically through their ventures”, commented Douglas Ogeto, Co-Organizer & Partnerships Lead for Africa.

This is a feature by Africa StartUp Cup

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Software Scandal EOCO indicts SSNIT managers over $72m software scandalbullet
2 Salaries In 2018 Here are the dates public workers will be paid in 2018bullet
3 Collapsed Banks Assets of UT Bank and Capital Bank for salebullet
4 Menzgold Ghana Don't deposit money with Menzgold – BoG cautions...bullet
5 David Ampofo Writes Is Ghana's cashew another cocoa?bullet
6 Taxes In Ghana 3% VAT flat rate takes off in July 1bullet
7 In Accra Susu collectors give gov’t 1 week ultimatum to stop...bullet
8 Retirement How to calculate your SSNIT pensionbullet
9 NPP Government Nana Addo nominates Dr Agnes Adu as MD of...bullet
10 In Singapore Government to pay bonus to all citizens...bullet

Top Videos

1 New Discovery Ghana discovers new mineral, lithium in commercial quantitiesbullet
2 Money Alert Meet Africa's richest womanbullet
3 Forbes 2018 Africa's billionaires rich listbullet
4 Support Finance minister buys Kantanka carbullet
5 Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong Nobody can collapse my company – JOSPONGbullet
6 Plane Crash Starbow suspends operations following plane crashbullet
7 Tech 6 reasons you should buy an iPhone SE instead of any of...bullet
8 Bozoma Saint John 10 quotes from Uber top official,...bullet
9 MTN Mobile Money Adbullet
10 Video We are determined to move Ghana beyond aid - Bawumiabullet

Business