Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses @Google’s acceptance of crypto ads, @Twitter’s move to tackle misinformation, and @airtelafrica’s Tanzanian towers.
Founded in 2020 by two Nigerians and a German — ex employees of large digital lending fintech startups, @bfree_africa is helping over 300,000 debt consumers repay their loans through AI algorithms and management solutions.
Microsoft planned to end Internet Explorer (IE) after the launch of Microsoft Edge in 2017. And come June 2022, the company is prepared to retire IE. Will Nigerians miss IE? Will they use Edge more?
Today on #TechpointDigest, @eruskkii and @latoria_ria explore what @OPay_NG’s planned $400m raise could mean, @crib_md’s $2.6m seed round, and @enye_tech’s approach to upskilling developers.
Founded in 2020, Egyptian agritech startup, Mozare3, has raised over $1 million in a pre-seed round to develop its tech, expand its team, and grow its network of farmers.
Nigerian API fintech, Mono, closes $2 million seed to power the Internet economy with non-financial data
After raising $500K pre-seed last year, and being accepted into Y Combinator Winter 2021 batch in February, Nigerian API fintech startup, Mono, has raised a $2 million seed to strengthen its financial data offerings.
The past few days have seen the value of cryptocurrencies take a massive dip, which is said to have stemmed from Elon Musk’s tweet. While this is not the worst crash the market has witnessed, how should investors react?
One-month-old Egyptian fintech startup, Telda, has raised $5 million in a pre-seed round led by Sequoia Capital. With this raise, the startup aims to grow in Egypt and supply close to a million cards in its first year.
44 US state attorneys general have compelled Facebook to scratch Instagram for children because it exploits vulnerable children and might affect their mental health. Despite the inclusiveness, what’s the catch?
South African edtech startup, iXperience, has raised $2.5 million Series A led by Kalon Venture Partners for team growth, innovations, and strategic partnerships.