10 tech startups from across Africa you need to know

DEMO Africa
Next week 40 tech innovators from across Africa will launch at DEMO Africa 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. A big chunk of their companies are based in South Africa, Kenya, Egypt and Nigeria. Below we’re profiling the DEMO Africa selected companies from other countries, all across Africa. Check them out and follow the ones you like! Click on their names to read more on their VC4Africa profiles. And also see the complete list of the 40 startups selected for DEMO Africa 2013.

ubongo UBONGO is a Tanzanian social enterprise that creates engaging and locally relevant multimedia content for learners in Africa. Nisha Ligon Tanzania


terangahosp Teranga Hospitality Suite is a suite of Web and Mobile Applications for hospitality professionals in Africa. Moustapha Ndoye Senegal




skyenergy Sky Energy is a renewable energy company with a focus on solar technology. Itai Hillary Zimwara Zimbabwe



nextlevel Next Level is an engineering start-up specialized in developing electronic manufacturing execution systems. El Aboudi Moaad Morocco


mduka M-Duka is an online platform that allows consumers to purchase virtual products and services on the GO using an internet enabled device such as a mobile phone, PC or POS. Suleiman Murunga Uganda


karibusolar KARIBU Solar Power is an innovative solar social enterprise that makes high quality solar power affordable. Adam Camenzuli Tanzania


famissima Famissima is a social platform that connects families to each other and to products and services they need. Ahlem Bouchahda Tunis


dibsr Dibsr is an online community for sharing the things and places you love. Tewodros Wondimu Ethiopia


brainshare BrainShare is an academic application that offers a one-stop-centre for students revision, with well organised notes, ebooks and past papers. Charles Muhindo Uganda


boxbuzz BoxBuzz is an SMS alert system which sends text message to owners of Post Office Box addresses whenever they receive a letter in their boxes. Maximus Ametorgoh Ghana


Also see the complete list of the 40 startups selected for DEMO Africa 2013.