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Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Resources for African Tech Entrepreneurs

We have compiled a collection of founder interviews, tutorials, and articles of interest for African tech entrepreneurs.

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"Mobile penetration rate in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013 is ~65%, up from under 5% in 2000."

"Kenya's M-PESA mobile money system handles over US$ 21 million a day."

"Africa is the world's second-fastest growing economic region after Asia."

"Africa's landmass is greater than USA, China, India & Western Europe COMBINED."

"99% of all phones in Ghana are mobile phones vs. 1% fixed lines."

"Nigeria has Africa's largest # of internet users (48 MM), followed by Egypt (29 MM) & Morocco (16 MM)."