12 Female-Founded Tech Startups From Africa

By Peter Pedroncelli AFKI Original Published: December 6, 2017, 7:32 am
!nnovate is one of the female-founded tech startups in Africa, courtesy of Evelyn Namara. Photo - Pinterest!nnovate is one of the female-founded tech startups in Africa, courtesy of Evelyn Namara. Photo - Pinterest

Women have always been important role-players within the tech scene in Africa, and there have been an increasing number of female-founded tech startups emerging from the continent in recent years.

While gender diversity in the tech sector remains an ongoing challenge, women are making their mark on a male-dominated industry by launching their own startups and achieving success.

These women are role models, showing what a passion for tech and strong leadership qualities can produce in the African and global context.

Here are 12 female-founded tech startups from Africa.

Sources: DestinyConnect, BusinessTech, ITNewsAfrica, Techcabal, WIA.

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