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Seed Spark Cohort 01 (Africa Anglophone Cohort)

We are thrilled to announce that the Seed Spark 01 Africa Anglophone July - November 2023 Cohort has successfully graduated, and SmartLab played a significant role as a key collaborator in this achievement. SmartLab contributed significantly to Tanza..

Apr 28, 23

Cast your Vote for the Tanzania Standout Innovators of 2023 for Global Startup Awards

SmartLab Tanzania has partnered with the Global Innovation Initiative Group (GIIG) to be the country director for Tanzania, representing the Global Startup Awards (GSA). The GSA is an annual recognition of the continent's most innovative and transfor...

Mar 23, 23

Smartlab Limited and University of Dar es salaam COICT Partner to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Smartlab Limited and the University of Dar es Salaam Sign partnership agreement to collaborate on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Tanzania   Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Smartlab Limited, and the University of Dar es Salaam, College of...

Mar 13, 23

Tech-Advancements for Startups | 5 Benefits, 1 Edge

Introduction:   Startups can benefit from technology in various ways, from automation to big data analytics, cloud computing, IoT, and cybersecurity. In this blog, we will explore how advancements in technology benefit startups and give them a...

Mar 12, 23

Vodacom Unveils Three Tech Startups | VDA 2 DEMO DAY 2023

We are thrilled to report on the successful conclusion of the Vodacom Digital Acceleration Season 2 Demo Day event on 3rd March. The event was a resounding success, and we are proud to announce the winners of the second season of the digital accelera...

Dec 21, 22

End of the Year at Smart Africa Group | Charity and Retreat

Earlier this month, on December 11th, we closed a year filled with exciting milestones that laid the foundation for our upcoming growth. As a community, we took this opportunity to give back to unprivileged children and commit to making a difference ...

Dec 21, 22


As the initiative of Smartlab to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the fourth industrial era, Smartlab partnered with the Global innovation initiative Group (GIIG) at the beginning of December 2022. The partnership aims to empower the Startup...

Dec 21, 22

With the Vodacom Digital Accelerator, More Women Win.

With the Vodacom Digital Accelerator, more women win. Philip Besiimire, Vodacom Tanzania's Managing Director, has asked Smartlab, its digital partner, to ensure women startups get highly guaranteed access to the Vodacom Digital Accelerator program. ...

Dec 20, 22

2nd ABC Annual Symposium | Panel Discussion, the Challenges and Opportunities of the Fintech Ecosystem in Tanzania.

In an increasingly tech-driven world, disruptive innovations present opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs and investors alike. Over 100 ecosystem players from across Tanzania attended a symposium organized by ABC Attorneys in partnership wi...

Nov 16, 22

Vote For Smartlab | Startup Ecosystem Builder of the Year 2022

Smart Lab has been nominated as the startup ecosystem builder of 2022 by ASEB (Africa Startup Ecosystem Builders Summit & Awards). The company is an innovation wing of Smart Africa Group (SAG) that aims at empowering communities of learners, st...

Oct 11, 22

Startups Reveal for the Vodacom Digital Accelerator Season 2 to Join The Acceleration Phase.

On September 30th 2022, Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab revealed the top 13 technology startups joining the acceleration program at an event held at the Serena Hotel in Dar es Salaam. The "Vodacom Digital Accelerator Season 2" acceleration phase offic...


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