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Partnership aims to strengthen support and growth of African start-ups

Partnership aims to strengthen support and growth of African start-ups

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Jérôme Hénique, CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa, and Isadora Bigourdan, CEO of Digital Africa, have signed a partnership agreement during the event, Vivatech, to promote and strengthen the growth of African start-ups by leveraging the expertise and resources of the Orange Digital Centres and Digital Africa.

As part of this collaboration, Orange and Digital Africa will work to identify and select promising tech start-ups across the African continent. Selected start-ups will be able to access a range of resources, including mentoring programmes, technical support, funding and networking opportunities through the Orange Digital Centre and the Digital Africa community.

The Orange Digital Centres are ecosystems in 17 countries in Africa and the Middle East and eight countries in Europe, that support, train and guide young people and those with innovative ideas to enhance their employability and prepare them for the jobs of the future (AI, cybersecurity, etc.) or encourage them to become digital entrepreneurs.




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