This Week in African Tech 🌍

Showmax overtakes Netflix and Local Knowledge gets acquired

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Happy Monday! A lot is going down this week..

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Tech Roundup

Deal Roundup

  • South African real estate investment firm Neighbourgood has acquired travel tech startup Local Knowledge in a deal worth $1.5 million in cash and equity. This move is key to Neighbourgood's upcoming mobile app, set with exciting activities and tours.

Events + Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity Startups are you ready? Join the AWS & Crowdstrike Cybersecurity Accelerator, an online equity-free program designed to empower cybersecurity startups with product development, investment, and business support. Apply here before November 30.

  • Cape Town! We’re bringing our community in Cape Town together to celebrate African Tech. Come by for a night of connection, fun, and good times. Save your spot here.

  • Nairobi! Latitude59 x Kenya Edition is almost here. We’re celebrating Nairobi’s ecosystem and hearing from a world-class lineup of speakers. Grab your ticket here 🥳

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