Pivoting from an e-library to document African children’s stories, Nigeria’s Akiddie is scaling to become a digital marketplace for creators who want to tell stories for minority children across the globe.
Tizeti, under the NCC’s supervision, is currently testing a next-gen technology that could deliver over 30 times the average Internet speeds in Nigeria. @techpointdotng’s @eruskkii walks us through this exciting development
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
Following MainOne’s Data Centre launch in Ghana, @Techpointdotng’s @eruskkii deeply explores how its cloud solutions and connection to global Internet exchanges could kickstart a new digital era for West Africa’s second-largest economy.
Lagos and Paris based digital lending fintech, Fairmoney, has raised $42 million Series B led by Tiger Global. The company has also secured a Micro-finance bank licence to deepen its services across its core markets
Nigeria’s Flutterwave has moved up 75 places in six months to become one of Y Combinator’s 40 most valuable private companies. It remains the only African startup to ever feature on the list for the third consecutive year
Nigerian wealth-tech startup, Cowrywise, has secured SEC’s fund management licence. With plans to capture 10 million investors by 2025, it is launching a public API to digitise Nigeria’s investment operations.
MSMEs have long been the bedrock of African economies. With lax policies and scorching pandemic, Nigerian MSMEs have had to show huge resilience. Some, with the aid of technology.
Today, on #WorldMSMEday, some of them share their story.
Six months after a restricting court order and two months after an industry-wide warning, Nigeria’s SEC has issued its first fintech licence to investment-tech startup Chaka. What does this mean for the broader industry?
With a reported $5.9 billion worth of transactions, Nigerian fintech, TeamApt has almost doubled its numbers for the entire 2020 in just two months in 2021. What’s next? A challenging foray into digital banking and a Francophone Africa expansion