About

StartUpAfrica is a blog dedicated to entrepreneurship in Africa with a particular focus on technology entrepreneurship. We believe that a number of the challenges faced in Africa (poverty, crime etc) could be solved by an increase in entrepreneurship. We hope to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Promotion & stimulation of entrepreneurship in Africa
  • Assistance to entrepreneurs with advice & training
  • Providing information & news on Supporting organizations, events and industry news

If you would like to make a difference, have ideas or would like to contribute, feel free to join us on Facebook or Twitter and start a conversation or use the submit startup form.

About Ismail

Ismail Dhorat founded startupafrica in 2008 as he is passionate about entrepreneurship and is the founder of codiez, he previously worked with a startup operator in the UAE operator offering mobile, internet, fixed and IPTV services. He has over 8 years of experience in various fields related to ICT. You can also find him blogging random musings about life and tweeting as well. He is also passionate about the possibility of internet and technology and it’s ability to institute social change. He enjoys reading books, running and best of all spending time with family & friends.

About Khalil

Khalil is addicted to E-Commerce, Internet Startups, Bloggling, Entrepreneurship and everything to do with Technology and Gadgets. He graduated with his B.COM (Information systems) at the University of Western Cape, South Africa. He currently works full time as a programme coordinator at the PBT Group. You can find him blogging , tweeting and on facebook.

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