PeaceTech Accelerator Startups Secure Partnerships

By |2019-01-07T14:59:48+00:00December 11th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

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 Tackles Poverty in Pakistan

By |2019-01-07T14:45:24+00:00November 21st, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

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 [...]

Habits to Live By – Growing your Network

By |2018-11-25T21:22:37+00:00November 20th, 2018|Blog|

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, [...]

Dropque Founder on Love of Tech

By |2018-11-25T21:26:37+00:00November 4th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

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

By |2018-10-30T17:20:33+00:00October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Bahrain’s partnership with Amazon Web Services wins UN award

By |2018-10-30T17:32:10+00:00October 29th, 2018|C5 Accelerate, Cloud10 Scalerator Program|

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 [...]

Four African Startups in PeaceTech Accelerator Cohort 5

By |2018-11-25T21:32:08+00:00October 24th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

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

By |2018-10-11T21:19:32+00:00October 11th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

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 [...]