This week on Techpoint: Veni, vidi, vici

by | Mar 17, 2018

A big congratulations to two of our Techpoint Build alumni, myPadi and The Footwear Academy.

On Thursday, myPadi announced its latest seed funding round backed by Silicon Valley-based EchoVC. Meanwhile, The Footwear Academy on Friday won $50,000 in top prize money at the ‘Proudly Made in Aba’ Hackathon. Tochukwu Clinton, the Aba-based inventor we met during the course of the Techpoint Innovation Tour of Southern Nigeria, won the $30,000 second prize money.

We couldn’t be more proud of these guys and we wish them the best in their future endeavours.

This week on Techpoint


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FarmCrowdy has a new office space; it will make you green with envy.

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A call for papers: Have you published a research paper on how Machine Learning, AI, VR, Big Data, CryptocurrencySmart Cities and Cybersecurity will impact Nigeria? Please send an email to events@techpoint.ng for a chance to present it at Techpoint Inspired.


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In conversation with Theodora Isola, virtual assistant and founder of Tiva Creatives.


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Why Jumia Nigeria may not be stopping pay on delivery anytime soon.


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This portable internet router can connect virtually anywhere in the world.


Bulletpoints

  • Nigerian government gets $3m from World Bank to create more innovation hubs. Link.
  • Improved technology may soon allow students write UTME at home. Link.
  • Discontent and tussle over acquisition of 9mobile. Link.
  • Google to ban cryptocurrency-related ads and content from its platform. Link.
  • 7 things you must know before buying the Nokia 2. Link.
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Chief Servant. I bully myself because I make me do what I put my mind to.

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