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Start up incubator for Africa

Project Catalyst, the Cardano funding incubator for new start up companies has launched a focussed incubator for Africa in partnership with Iceaddis: Input Output Global’s Project Catalyst has launched Ariob, an incubator scheme, in collaboration with iceaddis, a pan-African business incubator, and accelerator. Ariob means ‘a collection of stars’ in Ge’ez, an ancient Semitic language of Ethiopia.…

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World Mobile deployment plans

A lot of positive World Mobile news lately, including this article by CNN. You may recall that World Mobile (connect the unconnected) are tightly linked with Cardano (bank the unbanked) and will use the blockchain to faciliate operations, identity, payments and services with a similar model to the Stake Pool model used by Cardano. The…

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World Mobile and IOHK in Zanzibar

We meant to load a link to this on the blog a while back, but in the rush around the time managed to miss. World Mobile have a goal to make internet access ubiquitous and cheap for everyone, and they think that integration with the blockchain (i.e. Cardano) offers a way to do this in…

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Africa Special Summary

TLDR; of the Africa Special #CardanoAfrica 5m users for digital IDs, 30m in pipeline for Ethiopia New telco in Tanzania, 50% price, 2x speed @WorldMobileTeam 5 new African countries by 2021, 20 countries 2022 100m loanbook after Alonzo doing #RealFi Plus: SingularityNET partnership: building AI in Africa iceaddis: the pan-African technology incubator Cardano Foundation: working with…