Startup News: Sub-Saharan Africa

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Despite its enormous potential to transform the global energy sector, blockchain technology has so far been largely confined to the financial sector. But this is beginning to change as the Enterprise Ethereum blockchain emerges as the latest technology to boost growth in the energy sector in a range of areas, from …
Do you have a mature product or business idea and/or a first prototype for the East African decentralized renewable energy sector? Then you are right at the Energy Camp East Africa! Individuals and teams who are in the (pre-)founding phase with their mature idea or whose start-up is no more than …
Founded in 2019, gnuGrid uses AI-optimized sensors to monitor solar systems and collect data on power consumption used by solar companies for customized service delivery. gnuGrid bundles this hardware with digital payment transactions, predictive analytics, customer profiling and data management, among other things, to help solar companies work more efficiently and …
“When I started thinking about the next phase for myself, I wanted to do something that would affect life. Until now, I was selling software to big banks in a place where there was an energy problem and therefore many did not have a bank account or only used mobile money. …