Startup funding in Africa’s major tech hubs decline

Funding for Kenyan startups dropped from $47.3 million in 2015 to $10.5 million in 2016.

After a decade of optimism, buzz around Kenya’s tech potential has waned, as many startups failed to become profitable or went bankrupt.

Optimism was fueled by successes like mobile-money service M-Pesa and crowdsourced reporting and mapping platform Ushahidi, both created in Kenya a decade ago. Continue reading

This resume for Elon Musk proves you never need to use more than one page

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Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of successful startups.

Let’s say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic payments industry to invigorating the solar energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars to launching a commercial space and rocket industry. All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a resume, right? Continue reading