Monday, February 20, 2017

New GSMA report recommends MTN-Jumia partnership for African startups and telecos

This week, the GSM Association (GSMA) released a report on Building Synergies: How Mobile Operators and Start-ups Can Partner for Impact in Emerging Markets and it...

South African entrepreneurs can now join Accra-based MEST

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is calling South African techies and entrepreneurs to join its next dynamic cohort of trainees, with the opportunity...

Audu Maikori is coming to Startup Grind Lagos

In furtherance of its mission of inspiring, educating, and connecting entrepreneurs, organizers of Startup Grind said they will host Audu Maikori, founder of The...

Nigeria becomes iRoko TV’s second largest market

Jason Njoku, founder of iROKO TV has announced that Nigeria has grown to become the company's second largest market. He said the feat was...

Nigerian startups to compete for NGN10m on The Amazon Project

U.S-based Digital Marketing Agency, AIS Media, today announces the premiere season of The Amazon Project (TAP) - a 13-week television production aimed at selecting...

Mozambican startup aims to boost internet access across Africa

The Internet is one of the most important enablers of social development and education. While Internet services have been quite phenomenal in the rest...

Nigerian Fintech startup Paystack announces $1.3 million seed investment

Fintech startup, Paystack, today announces it has closed on Seed Investment of $1.3M from international investors Tencent, Comcast Ventures and Singularity Investments, with participation...

Nigerian game Aboki Run gets featured on Google Play Store

Nigerian mobile gaming startup, Maliyo Games, has announced that its 3D endless runner game, Aboki Run, that was officially released this month has become the...

Uber partners Lagos state on vehicle financing

Uber, the global ride-sharing platform has announced a partnership with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) to provide access to finance for budding...

US State Department Appoints ATF as Lions@frica Managing Partners

Silicon Valley-based African Technology Foundation (ATF) is the Managing Partner of the Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS@FRICA) partnership. LIONS@FRICA, an initiative of the Secretary’s...

Konga sold N3.5bn worth of products on Black Friday

Ecommerce giant Konga, today announced it sold products worth N3.5 billion during its Black Friday shopping event dubbed Yakata 2016 thus making it the...

SimbaPay expands to Ghana and Uganda

London based digital money transfer provider, SimbaPay, today announced the launch of its money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda. Using the SimbaPay app...

Owerri set to host Imo Startup Weekend

The city of Owerri has become the latest location that will be hospital a startup weekend event following the announcement of the first edition...

GE’s First Permanent ‘Garage’ In Lagos Supports Innovation And Much-Needed SME...

“Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time,” said  multi-billionaire Microsoft co-founder, CEO...

New EduTech solution targets Nigerian schools and students

A new edutech solution that targets Nigerian schools and students has been launched by Vericore Technologies Ltd, an indigenous Nigerian technology firm, it is...

MEST expands to Côte d’Ivoire

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) continues expansion across the African continent, officially announcing recruitment of Entrepreneurs-In-Training (EITs) from Côte d'Ivoire, the first French-speaking...

First class fellows of Microsoft-CcHub WINsiders4good unveiled

Microsoft and Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) have announced the first class of fellows in the Windows Insiders for Good (#WINsiders4Good) Fellowship programme. This followed Microsoft...

Agric tech startup wins 2016 She Leads Africa Demo Day

A container farming company, a motorbike delivery service and an online medical procurement platform went home as the winners at the 2016 She Leads...

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