To increase the exposure of Africa’s fast-growing technology sector, and to bring the most important news from the continent to a global tech news audience, HumanIPO and The Next Web have agreed on a partnership.
Starting from May 9th, The Next Web will publish selected African technology news weekly on its The Next Web Africa page. All stories are also published under HumanIPO news.
“At The Next Web, we’ve always been proud of our global outlook. We’re pleased to partner with HumanIPO, bringing more technology news from Africa to a wider audience,” said Martin Bryant, Managing Editor at The Next Web.
HumanIPO, with an aim to boost African mobile and web businesses, covers several daily news stories about African innovation and startups. The partnership with the Next Web is a step forward in encouraging interest towards African market.
“Our mission in Africa is to expose African tech entrepreneurs as much as possible to attract investors and interest to the African market. We are delighted that The Next Web on will bring our stories to a larger audience on weekly basis”, added Kresten Buch, Founder of HumanIPO.
The Black Continent cannot be ignored – according to the International Monetary Fund (2010), 6 of the 10 fastest growing economies in the last decade have been African.
Founded in 2008, The Next Web is one of the world’s largest online publications that delivers an international perspective on the latest news about Internet technology, business and culture. With an active, influential audience consisting of more than 5.1 million monthly visits and over 7 million monthly page views, The Next Web continues to expand its global presence on its website with the addition of new channels and content partnerships, as well as through events in North America and Europe.
HumanIPO is an African tech news site and startup community for people creating something new in Africa – starting businesses, investing in technology or joining startups.