Mozilla, a provider of internet related services has partnered AfriLabs, a Pan-African connector of African tech hubs to convene a series of roundtable discussions with African startups, entrepreneurs, developers and innovators.
The partnership is aimed at getting a better understanding of the African technology ecosystem and identifying new product ideas in order to spur the next generation of open innovation.
It will also help develop more relevant, sustainable support for African innovators and entrepreneurs to build scalable and resilient products.
Africa is rich with innovators and creative talents and diverse stakeholders are coming together to form new ecosystems to solve social and economic problems that are unique to the region.
In a statement, the Director of the Africa Innovation Program Alice Munyua said, “Mozilla is pleased to be partnering with AfriLabs to learn more about the intersection of African product needs and capacity gaps and to co-create value with local entrepreneurs.
Through this partnership, Mozilla is looking to reinvest within the African tech ecosystem and support local innovators with scalable ideas that have the potential to impact across the African continent.
AfriLabs has over 225 technology innovation hubs spread across 47 countries.