Tom Jackson / Disrupt Africa
Ten African tech startups are among the 33 winners from across the world of Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which offers startups funding and access to a global network.
Solve advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world’s most pressing problems, with its latest class announced at the Solve Challenge Finals in New York from a pool of 1,150 applicants from 110 countries.
The new class comes from 15 countries, with 10 African startups among the winners. US$1 million in prize funding is available for the new class, with a total of over US$3.5 million in funding announced for current and new Solver teams.