This week on Techpoint: The Techpoint Innovation Tour is underway

by | Nov 11, 2017

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On Sunday November 6, we shut down our Lagos office to kick off the Techpoint Innovation Tour of South-South and South-East Nigeria.

The plan? Visit 5 cities in the region in search of technological innovation. So far, we have toured 3 of the 5 cities we set out to.

Highlights of the tour

Day 1 & 2A bole affair.
Day 3An unprecedented meetup attendance
Day 4In which we sign out from a lit Port Harcourt
Day 5From Aba to Nnewi
Day 6Made in Nnewi

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This week on Techpoint


Truecaller has big plans for Africa. In this interview with Priyam Bose, Director of Global Developer and Startup Relations for Truecaller, he reveals the mobile identity company’s goals and anticipations for the African market.


A shocking acquisition. In a surprising turn of events this week, a young startup, barely out of its Series A funding round, announced its acquisition of the subsidiary of a billion-dollar company. Read.


Startup Weekly

Every weekday at noon (WAT), we feature up and coming startups attempting to break into the market.

This week’s featured startups

4 practical strategies to quickly generate leads for your new startup. Read


Opportunities: ₦1 million from Techpoint Build, €25,000 from Ericsson Innovation Awards and more this week.

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