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StartUP Africa is just who we are and what it is most important: our dreams about the Africa we are building.
– Kimenyi Aimable, founder and CEO, Algorithm, Kigali, Rwanda

StartUP Africa: Put Yourself in the Hot Seat
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StartUP Africa is a ground-breaking television series that documents the effort to bridge the digital divide between Africa and the rest of the world. This effort is led by young entrepreneurs, men and women, who are breaking stereotypes and building the future of Africa. The series celebrates and promotes diversity and the inclusion of sub-Saharan Africa as an integral and critical part of the future of the global tech industry. Read more about StartUP Africa

Episodes: Season 1

Technology is supposed to solve problems.
– Eunice Maina, founder and CEO, Bismart, Nairobi, Kenya


Co-Production Leads
Philip Ashon - Citi TV, Ghana
Kevin Kaija - NBS, Uganda
Victor Mathias - Channels TV, Nigeria
Lilian Odera - KTN Kenya
Jessica Opare-Saforo - Citi TV, Ghana

Co-Production Leads
Nick Otieno - KTN, Kenya
Tuyisenge Revocat - RTV, Rwanda
Sandister Tei - Citi TV, Ghana
Kingsley Uranta - Channels TV, Nigeria
Ellen Wanjiru - KTN, Kenya

StartUP Africa, VOA
Steven Ferri - Director / Producer
Laura Keel - Executive Producer
Karina Choudhury - Editor / Producer
Paul Ndiho - Senior Tech Reporter
Scott Stearns - Managing Editor
Rebecca Pujo - Production Assistant
Todd Brown - Producer