Four African startups from PeaceTech Accelerator cohort five have secured multiple partnerships since graduating from the C5 Accelerate program. PeaceTech Accelerator Program Director Mike Ravenscroft cites startup Coven Works saying, "I can think of no better example of peacetech than the work they're doing to empower young people to seize the opportunities of the new economy." Coven [...]
Fori Mazdoori connects skill with demand without requiring both parties to have internet access. By bringing offline workers to the World Wide Web, this platform will allow blue-collar workers to connect with employers. Fori Mazdoori, led by CEO Musstanser Tinauli, is a graduate of PeaceTech Accelerator’s fifth cohort program in fall 2018. Read the full [...]
Starting up – tips and tricks for beginning your own company Habits to Live By – Growing your Network Eva-Maria Dimitriadis, Chief Operating Officer, C5 Accelerate Building a company is an exciting time, especially as you gather the people that will help you make your idea a reality. As well as employees and internal staff, [...]
Sou Sou, an alumni of C5 Accelerate's PeaceTech Accelerator program in Washington, D.C., is named ‘Startup of the Week’ by the Washington Business Journal. Read more about how this crowd-banking platform is helping communities access loans.
Dropque’s founder, Opeyemi Akinwoleola, interviews with Punch Nigeria on why he started Dropque and how he fell in love with technology to create his recruiting software platform. Dropque is an alumni of the C5 Accelerate PeaceTech Accelerator’s fourth program.
C5 is pleased to announce the realisation of its investment in Omada in a sale announced today to the CVC Growth Fund
OMADA A/S to receive strategic investment from CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund and GRO Capital Copenhagen, Denmark – 30 October 2018 – Omada A/S (“Omada” or the “Company”), a global leader of Identity Governance and Administration (“IGA”) software and services, today announced that CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund (“CVC Growth Partners” or “CVC”) and GRO [...]
Disrupt Africa features four Africa-based startups taking part in C5 Accelerate's PeaceTech Accelerator in Washington D.C. working to scale their ventures and solve problems related to peace, stability and security. The Accelerator welcomed startups from Ghana and Nigeria including Muster, Jetstream Africa, DevLess and Coven Works.
Bahrain Economic Development Board recognised for excellence in boosting sustainable investment – – UN award focuses on the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals – – Bahrain one of four to be recognised in 2018 and only country from MENA – Manama, 28 October 2018: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has won the United [...]
Ventureburn features African startups (two from Ghana and two from Nigeria) participating in C5's DC-based PeaceTech Accelerator. • Coven Works (Lagos, Nigeria): Creating employment opportunities for youth in post-conflict regions through software engineering training and connections with international corporations. • Devless (Accra, Ghana): Lowering the barriers to technology entrepreneurship through easy to implement toolkits for [...]
C5: Prestigious Team of Judges Announced for the Second Annual Shield in the Cloud Global Anti-Corruption Innovation Challenge
C5: Prestigious Team of Judges Announced for the Second Annual Shield in the Cloud Global Anti-Corruption Innovation Challenge The judging panel is tasked with identifying innovative solutions that combats global, political and corporate corruption and promotes good governance LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C5, the specialist investment firm focused on cyber security, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence, today announced [...]