Since listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 2019, Jumia has accelerated its plans for profitability by launching new products. In its latest move, it wants to offer healthcare to Africans. How would that play out?
On #TechpointDigest, Victoria Fakiya (@latoria_ria) discusses how Traction wants to stop fake alerts, Canza Finance’s journey, Esaal’s $1.7m seed round, and JABU’s $15m series A.
What do you think about an NFT project that wants to reclaim Africa’s lost artefacts? Well, the editorial team had some interesting thoughts, and you can listen to this and other stories on today’s episode of #TechpointAfricaPodcast.
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Traction is building an ecosystem for Nigerian small businesses, starting with stopping fake credit alerts
Fraudulent credit alerts can be bad for businesses, but @TractionApps is looking to solve that problem for you. We spoke to Co-founder Dolapo Adejuyigbe on how this works, among other things.
BDC operators in Nigeria facilitate financial transactions for individuals and businesses, but Canza Finance believes they can facilitate the adoption of cryptocurrencies.
On #TechpointDigest, we discuss how major players in the African mobility space can change the mobility narrative, FoondaMate’s $2 million funding, Twitter Create, and AMP’s $5.6 million seed round.
The official unveiling of Bitnob, a financial technology company, as the official elite sponsor for the Nigerian professional...
The first and second sessions of MTN Foundation’s ICT and Business Skill training, held between April 25 - May 13, 2022. The...
Nigeria’s mobility sector has witnessed its fair share of struggles in recent years, and one of its leading players thinks it’s time for fresh conversations with the critical question: How do we chart the future of movement in Africa?
On #TechpointDigest, we discuss the new phone call tax, and Sylndr’s $12.6 million pre-seed round.
The Nigerian government wants to tax phone calls to provide better healthcare. In today’s edition of the #TechpointAfricaPodcast, we discuss possible implications and upsides to this.
The four TABS Web3 Hackathon finalists who registered and built exciting solutions pitched them live at #TABS22. Sponsored by @NairaEx, here are the three winners of the $2,500 cash prize.
On #TechpointDigest, we discuss YC’s warning to startup founders and the CBN’s proposal on open banking.
On #TechpointDigest, we discuss Victory Farms’ $5m investment, Netflix for kids and people with disabilities, and TikTok’s plan to credit creators.
On #TechpointDigest, we discuss Autochek’s new acquisition, TikTok’s Branded Mission, Bamba’s $3.2 million seed, and Jumia’s report for Q1 2022.
Using data mining and machine learning, Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service plans to make it harder to evade taxes. Listen to today’s episode of #TechpointAfricaPodcast to learn how it plans to do that.