Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbioun discusses @YemiKeri’s journey as an angel investor, fundraising in Africa so far, and @Zoom’s Focus mode.
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@YemiKeri is the Co-founder of @RisinTideAfrica, boasting Eden, Gradely, and Bankly as portfolio companies. Over a call, she spoke with Techpoint Africa about her investment experience, her wins, and her misses. Dive in.
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Nigeria’s #TwitterBan reversal? Absa’s WhatsApp banking, Instagram’s anti-abuse tools, Google Search Trends
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses Nigeria’s #TwitterBan reversal, @AbsaKenya’s WhatsApp banking, @Instagram’s anti-abuse tools, and @Google Search Trends
More than two months after access to the micro blogging platform, Twitter was indefinitely suspended by the Nigerian government, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has revealed that the ban might soon be lifted.
Following a commitment to invest KSh1.6 billion in digitising its banking process, @AbsaKenya has launched its WhatsApp banking offering to allow users to conduct transactions via chat.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @foondamate’s WhatsApp-based edtech solution, @omnibizafrica’s seed round, and @Jumia_Group’s Q2 report.
JumiaPay, the fintech startup of the @Jumia_Group marketplace, has partnered with @NBE1898 in offering new digital payment services.
Following an aggressive marketing campaign, Africa-focused eCommerce company, Jumia, recorded a $51.6 million operating loss in Q2 2021. This is a 24.7% increase from last year and a signal of Jumia’s change in business strategy
Founded in August 2020 by two South Africans who found it difficult to access education and study materials, @FoondaMate, a WhatsApp API edtech platform, is helping over 130,000 students study using WhatsApp.
Today, @omnibiz, a B2B eCommerce startup based in Nigeria, announced a $3m seed raise. The fund will be used to foray into other West African cities and increase product offerings.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses @Chekkitapp’s $500k pre-seed, @ChakaStocks partnership with @tradingview, and @Mooveafrica’s $23m Series A.
Nigeria-based anti-counterfeiting startup, @Chekkitapp has raised $500,000 in pre-seed funding as it looks to expand its team. Angel Investor, @biolaa1 also joins the company’s advisory board
After a $5.2 million seed round in 2020, Nigeria-based auto-financing startup, @Mooveafrica has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The company hopes to democratise vehicle ownership across Africa.
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