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4 Nigerian startups selected for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
2 days ago

4 Nigerian startups selected for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

A total of four startups from Nigeria will be part of the fourth class of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator.

The selected startups are Delivery Science, which provides Enterprise Supply Chain Software as …
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Employability Skills: Technology as an Enabler
2 weeks ago

Employability Skills: Technology as an Enabler

Few weeks back, a fellow tech entrepreneur shared a post on Facebook where he ranted about his recent experience interviewing some candidates for an open position at his startup. He …
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Nigerian used cars startup Cars45 secures US$5 million funding
4 weeks ago

Nigerian used cars startup Cars45 secures US$5 million funding

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Used cars are a big deal in Nigeria and a startup that is aggresively taking Nigeria’s informal used cars ecosystem online has just announced it has raised $5 million …
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ICYMI: Computer Village is relocating. Tech Meetup announced to bolster calls for Yabacon Valley
1 month ago

ICYMI: Computer Village is relocating. Tech Meetup announced to bolster calls for Yabacon Valley

Last week, we reported the ambition of a local government chairmanship candidate to build a tech hub in the Ojodu area of Lagos on the heels of an ongoing debate …
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Jumia is “performing well” – Rocket Internet

Latest information released by Rocket Internet (RI), owners of African online platform Jumia, suggested that the Jumia brand is performing well in Africa.

According to RI, Jumia, formerly known as …
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Voice IT wins Access Bank-sponsored 48-hr hackathon
2 months ago

Voice IT wins Access Bank-sponsored 48-hr hackathon

Voice IT, an Android app that helps temporarily or permanently disabled bank customers to carry out transaction with the aid of a natural voice interface with artificial intelligence, has …
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Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria
2 months ago

Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria

Crowdfunding is not a new concept in Nigeria. With the likes of GoFundMe, people have been able to raise money towards charitable causes online. But that’s the thing, it’s online. …
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West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners
2 months ago

West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners

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Singularity University (SU) is partnering with Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology(MEST) and Imaginarium to launch the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge in West Africa.

The organizers said the purpose …
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Want to learn how to start a startup?
2 months ago

Want to learn how to start a startup?

Are you a founder actively pursuing your own startup? Or have you launched your startup already but still need help? Then you should definitely check out Startup School.

Startup School is a …
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iDEA Hub is shutting down
2 months ago

iDEA Hub is shutting down

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TechCity can exclusively report that iDEA Hub Nigeria which is one of Nigeria’s foremost incubation hubs and innovation centers is shutting down its Yaba operations tomorrow.

TechCity can confirm that the facility …
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Airbnb valued at $31 billion
3 months ago

Airbnb valued at $31 billion

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Last year, vacation marketplace Airbnb filed SEC forms raising $555.5 million, and yesterday the company filed a new form D that has closed off its Series F with an additional $447.8 million, bringing …
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Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones
3 months ago

Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones

A Ghanaian developer, Jonathan Amenyah, founder of RINJAcom, has developed MobTrack, an application to help people track and find their lost phones.

While this is not an entirely new concept, Amenyah …
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How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE
3 months ago

How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

Sometimes, sacrifices have …
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Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
3 months ago

Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced that for the first time, it is now accepting applications from Nigerian startups for its Launchpad Accelerator. Google said Nigerian startups can now join its six-month porgramme that …
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GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast
3 months ago

GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast

If there’s one thing people in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are acutely aware of, it’s that more women are needed in science. There are several reasons …
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Stutern launches JobPalava, a Nigerian Glassdoor but several concerns are being raised
3 months ago

Stutern launches JobPalava, a Nigerian Glassdoor but several concerns are being raised

Thursday, 23rd February, JobPalava was released to the public, says post by Taiwo Ayanleye, Co-founder of Stutern, the makers of JobPalava. They launched JobPalava as a response to a long-standing …
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3 Ways To Build Innovation Into Your Business: Ignore At Your Own Risk
3 months ago

3 Ways To Build Innovation Into Your Business: Ignore At Your Own Risk

Do your company’s leaders actually define what “innovation” means for them? Exploring the gap between aspiration and accomplishment is the difference between businesses that innovate successfully and those that don’t, …
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Jumia Travel ventures into flight services
3 months ago

Jumia Travel ventures into flight services

Jumia Travel today announced it is venturing into Flights Services for travelers, describing it as a major move to boost its service offerings. This service is part of the broader programme …
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