Market Insight

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Africa on the move: Transport and logistics innovation along the African supply chain

The African Development Bank estimates that 80% of goods are transported by road and 90% of passengers. It also estimates that only 50% of the population of Africa have access to a road that can be used in all seasons. Since 2011 the number of transport and logistics start-ups has grown by 55% CAGR, we take a deep dive to understand more. ... Read More
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The Digital Footprint: Credit scoring and personal lending start-ups in Africa

The personal lending market is growing rapidly across Africa and with that the need for more accurate measures and customer credit scores increases. We take a look at the lending market to understand more ... Read More
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Learning Management Software: Can LMS make an impact on education in Africa?

The global LMS market is predicted to reach 18.44 billion USD by 2025, the demand for innovative solutions in Africa is growing, we take a look at the market in more detail ... Read More
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Cryptocurrency: Is Africa ready to accept tokenised currencies?

2019 is looking like it will be a record year for investment in Africa cryptocurrency and blockchain start-ups. We take a closer look at some of the developments in this sector ... Read More
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Waste Management: Can tech help to beat Africa’s mounting waste challenges?

Waste collection and processing is a big issue for governments across Africa, and presenting a interesting opportunity for digital start-ups, we take a look to understand what is happening across Africa ... Read More
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Digital Banking: Has Africa turned its attention to the next generation of banking?

An in-depth look at start-ups using digital technology to provide banking and money transfer services to consumers across sub-Saharan Africa ... Read More
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Crowd-farming: Connecting investors and farmers to generate growth

An in-depth look at start-ups applying the crowd-funding to model to raise capital for small-holder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa ... Read More
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Artificial Intelligence: Medical imaging and advanced diagnostics in Africa

An in-depth look at start-ups that are using AI and ML to diagnose disease quickly and more accurately ... Read More
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InsurTech: Is sub-Saharan Africa’s nascent industry following the global growth trend?

Our analysis of start-ups using digital technology to create solutions for the insurance industry across sub-Saharan Africa ... Read More