If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. — Nelson Mandela.
This week on Techpoint
A team of Unilorin students is trying to make your computer speak African languages.
Data privacy is a myth: Facebook is the scapegoat.
Introducing Techpoint Pitch Friday.Join us every second Friday of every month to watch five selected individuals talk about their startup in a relaxed environment. Find out more here.
Meet the speakers and panellists at Techpoint Inspired 2018. Read.
Guest contributor of the week. ICOs: The best investment opportunities in the world or the biggest scam?
The A7 Wireless Earbuds are good Airpod knockoffs.
Handyman marketplace, iFixng raises $50,000 seed funding. Link.
- Communication Minister, Adebayo Shittu urges TECNO to set up factory in Nigeria. Link.
- What is the Nigerian government’s interest in 9mobile’s acquisition?. Link.
- BlackBerry sues Snapchat for patent infringement. Link.
NEW REPORT: Nigerian startups raised $28.35m in Q2 2020; only about 4.5% of that came from local investors. Find out more in the full report.
Introducing the Built in Africa podcast, which spotlights African startups, innovators and everything that makes them tick. Listen and subscribe here.
Techpoint Build 2020 is holding virtually in August. Register free now to attend.