Tech Trendscouting Toolkit for Social Impact

October 2018 – August 2019

Konnektiv developed a toolkit that gathers and describes best practices for tech trendscouting approaches to support entrepreneurship and digital social innovation in Africa. As a joint collaboration between GIZ, WSA, and Konnektiv with support of the Global Innovation Gathering network, the focus of this toolkit is offering tangible step-by-step guidelines, peer knowledge, and further resources.

The Tech Trendscouting Toolkit: How to become a Tech Trendscout for Digital Innovation with Social Impact in Africa was published in August 2019 and is available here.

This toolkit was workshoped and made its debut at re:publica Accra 2018 during the session:

Tech Trendscouting! How to identify the right social digital innovations
December 15, 2018
Presented by: Asmaa Guedira, Tolu Agunbiade and Stephanie Wiedner
Summary: Conference participants joined our team in exploring how to bring development into the 21st century by discussing tech trendscouting in Africa’s digital entrepreneurship ecosystem.