New Report Looks At African Tech Ecosystems

By Staff Published: September 24, 2017, 7:50 am
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Silicon Valley based African Technology Foundation (ATF) and Managing Partner of the Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS@FRICA) partnership, is pleased to announce the official launch of the State of Play report.

The report provides a continental, regional, and industry specific look at the evolution of technology ecosystems on the African continent. Beginning with an overview of the general growth trends within the continent, the report highlights the youthful population and the bias towards innovation and entrepreneurship, and sets the stage for a deep-dive into the key technology and innovation activities that are driving the continent forward.

From AllAfrica.

Several perspectives are presented within the report to identify key catalysts for growth, and explore industry specific opportunities for development across the continent’s main geographic regions. The publication also utilizes first experience testimonials and op-ed pieces from key stakeholders along the technology and innovation value chain to highlight a number of relevant opportunities.

The regional summaries in the report allow for the diversities of Africa’s major regions to come to the fore. Overview summaries and country specific analyses are presented to offer specific insights to the major opportunities across the continent. At the national level, the report also presents the policies and environments that foster or hinder the growth of technology and innovation.

Read more at AllAfrica.

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