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West Africa Hackathon Brings Hope for New Startups

Mike Butcher | Tech Crunch   in  · ·
February 9, 2015

The most talented and ambitious entrepreneurs in West Africa are being encouraged to join a new hackathon program this month in Accra, Ghana, which hopes to spin out a wave of new tech startups geared to African needs.

The Hack for Big Choices is a non-profit which hopes to impact the fast-developing West African economies by helping to create what it calls ‘sustainable start-ups’. Led by entrepreneur Aurora Chisté, the project has come at a pivotal time for the region.

According to many statistics, Africa has the fastest growing…


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