#YoungBoldDigital: Why are Tanzania’s Local Investors Not Interested in Investing in Tech Start-Ups?
While many founders have resorted to bootstrapping and few have managed to attract funding from outside Tanzania, there has been very little appetite from local investors.
They have the vision. They have passion and innovation brilliance. But the regulator hasn’t seen, or believed, in any of it yet.
The #YoungBold&Digital series is an initiative by The Chanzo that looks to highlight some of the promising digital innovations and tech start-ups in Tanzania. In this first series, The Chanzo has covered Tunzaa, Worknasi, Nilipe, Sheria Kiganjani, MyHi, Smartclass/Silabu and Niinsima eDispesary
Having a mechanism in place that removes bureaucratic processes and at the same time creates regulatory certainty will be a good idea. Introducing Sandboxes can be the starting point.
SmartClass is an online platform that connects learners or students to qualified and certified private tutors or experts both online and offline by capitalizing on big data analytics and using advanced algorithmic matching between students and tutors.
If NSO is to be held responsible for how Pegasus is used, should knife makers be made responsible for how knives are used also?
Mbali na kukumbana na changamoto mbalimbali, wajasiriamali wanaotumia mitandao kufanya shughuli zao ambao The Chanzo imeongea nao walikiri kwamba mitandao ya kijamii imekuwa mkombozi kwao kwani inawasaidia kuendesha maisha yao kiurahisi.
Kwa mujibu wa wahanga, video nyingi za utupu zinazosambaa mitandaoni zimevujishwa na kikundi cha wahalifu walioamua kuchukua hatua hiyo baada ya mabinti husika kukataa kutoa fedha ambazo wahalifu hao wamekuwa wakiwaomba ili wasivujishe video hizo za kashfa.
We should not burden teenagers interested in flying drones using light recreational drones with heavy aviation regulations aimed at protection regarding high-end commercial drones.
How does one get comfortable that a government is disciplined enough to distinguish between real national security threats from purely selfish political interests in its decision to censor the internet?