Today, the Yale Africa Startup Review (YASR) published the inaugural #YASR30 list featuring 30 startups, 30 stories, 15 countries and 60 founders ushering in a new wave of innovation on the Continent. Yours truly, Research Beeline Ltd, the company behind the Funds Beeline platform is among the 30 companies featured. According to the YASR the featured African entrepreneurs are building the future of Africa
The Yale Africa Startup Review is a Yale alumni and student-led initiative on a mission to share stories of ingenuity and innovation to attract interested stakeholders to the African startup ecosystem. The annual publication seeks to feature startups and founders redefining African business through innovation and entrepreneurship.
By the numbers, in 120 days, YASR reached out to over 350 stakeholders in the African startup ecosystem and received more than 200 startup nominations that represent 15 verticals across 30+ African nations. The #YASR30 finalists were selected by a panel of esteemed judges that include leading African venture capitalists from Lateral Capital, Outlierz Ventures, Orange Ventures and Teranga Capital, among others.
YASR has also announced 6 partnerships that include prizes to offer additional benefits for the #YASR30 Finalists. More partnerships are expected.
Visit www.yasr.org and share your favorite #YASR30 startups with the world on social media.
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