Category Archives: Venture.Capital

Women Who Tech Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (ET)

Event Details The 4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit will take place on May 23, 2012 via phone and web. Just like our past three sold out TeleSummits, this one will be packed with some of the most thought provoking discussions led by the most passionate and talented women in tech, startups, and social media […]

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Ben White: Crowdsourcing knowledge on doing business in Africa

Dear Members, The VC4Africa Questions & Answers tool connects you to everything you want to know about doing business in Africa. It is a place for us to solve our problems and to share our own experience and knowledge with fellow members. We invite you to participate as we crowd source an open and accessible […]

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2012/2013 Africa-wide Women in Science Competition Call for Abstracts

With a population of approximately 1.03 billion in 2011, and a growth rate of 24 million per annum, Africa’s population is expected to double by 2050. Africa’s chances of halving poverty and hunger by 2015 remain slim. The continent needs to increase agricultural productivity in a sustainable manner as well as find endogenous solutions to […]

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NYeC, NYC Investment Fund and the DOH Join Forces to Create Digital Health Accelerator

$4.2M Program to Encourage Health IT Innovation and Create 1,500 New Jobs in New York Visit for updates. New York, NY – Today the New York City Investment Fund (NYCIF) joined the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the NYS Department of Health (DOH) to launch the New York Digital Health Accelerator (NYDHA), a […]

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Geek Hunt Deadline March 1

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Ben White: 15% establish a joint venture or secure finance via VC4Africa

Dear Members, People ask the question, does VC4Africa produce success stories? First off, this is the wrong question. VC4Africa doesn’t ‘produce’ success stories rather our members do. In just the same way people make meaningful connections via Linkedin, our members are able to progress their African business interests via connections they make on VC4Africa. We […]

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2012 Innotribe Startup Challenge

Happy New Year! We wanted to give you a quick update about the Innotribe Startup Challenge and remind you about the upcoming application deadline. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors SWIFT, Invest in Northern Ireland and Cisco, we’re very pleased to announced a $50K prize purse to be shared by one or more […]

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Ben White: VC4Africa takes a look at the progress made in 2011

I think it is fair to say that 2011 was a good year for the VC4Africa community. What originally started as a Linkedin group has now grown into a thriving and productive network. This year we closed the old website and started a new chapter on We now have more than 4.300 members who […]

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Repost – Wireless Health – New Mentor at Blueprint Health and Lessons from Venture “Assistant”, Vinod Khosla

Paul Sonnier writes: Group: Wireless Health Subject: New Mentor at Blueprint Health and Lessons from Venture “Assistant”, Vinod Khosla Dear Wireless Health group members, I founded the group to connect people, facilitate knowledge sharing, and accelerate health-related business innovations by entrepreneurs, startups, and established companies. Helping entrepreneurs is something that I’m particularly passionate about. In […]

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VC4Africa nominated for the Accenture Innovation Award [Please vote and repost]

VC4Africa wants to initiate a shift to business as a key tool in the development of the continent. The VC4Africa social network is aimed at investors and entrepreneurs seeking sustainable businesses in Africa. 1.9 million African persons operate online. 43% of the African population is under 14 years old. This rapidly growing open platform, has […]

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