Jonathan Ntege Lubwama

Jonathan Ntege Lubwama

Journalist

Bio

Born, bred, and buttered in Kampala, Jonathan is a data journalist who has a background as an entrepreneur. He is passionate about the African startup ecosystem with a bias for venture capital.

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Should Africa be worried about slower VC funding?

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26 JUL 2022

Should Africa be worried about slower VC funding?

With an 82% growth in year-on-year funding for H1 2022 African startups seem to be bucking the trend of global funding winter.

Can African startups scale using VC subsidies?

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12 JUL 2022

Can African startups scale using VC subsidies?

Startups scramble for growth strategies as it's no longer sustainable for VCs to subsidise customer acquisition costs.

Can on-demand delivery services scale in Nigeria?

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27 JUN 2022

Can on-demand delivery services scale in Nigeria?

Effective lobbying, an asset-light business model, and premium customer experience are avenues for on-demand delivery businesses like GOKADA to scale.

How has Jumia performed in the African market?

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10 JUN 2022

How has Jumia performed in the African market?

We unpack the tech giant's approach to delivering on its promise

Will African super apps help users?

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24 MAY 2022

Will African super apps help users?

We unpack the reasons why Africa is a perfect environment for startups to build super apps as seen in China, India and South East Asia

How have different African countries approached crypto adoption?

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11 MAY 2022

How have different African countries approached crypto adoption?

We assess the different crypto regulatory stances across the African continent

Explainer: why some founders raise more money than others

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28 APR 2022

Explainer: why some founders raise more money than others

We look into the factors driving funding inequality among locally educated and foreign-educated CEOs