Mondelēz International announced today it has taken a minority investment in Uplift Food, a US-based early-stage start-up focusing on prebiotic functional foods. This is the first venture investment the company is making as part of SnackFutures, the company’s innovation and venture hub aimed at unlocking snacking growth opportunities around the world.
The Government of Rwanda and Alibaba Group Enter into Agreements to Promote Rwanda’s Economic Development
Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma on Saturday witnessed the signing of three Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between the Rwandan Government and Alibaba establishing an eWTP (electronic world trade platform) hub in Rwanda.
Whilst Kenya’s Silicon Savannah ecosystem has been at the forefront of the narrative over the past decade, the rise of infrastructure development opportunities within Northern Africa has become an increasingly attractive proposition to the Silicon Valley investment community.
As part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria – its first flagship community hub space in Africa, in partnership with CcHub. In a week-long celebration which will bring together developers,… Read More ›