Founded in August 2020 by two South Africans who found it difficult to access education and study materials, @FoondaMate, a WhatsApp API edtech platform, is helping over 130,000 students study using WhatsApp.
Nigerian IT company, Decagon, has raised $1.5 million in a seed round and a student loan financing facility of $25 million to train and connect software engineers with funding and their dream jobs.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses @mvx_hq’s seed round, @Cellulant’s licence approval in Ghana, and #Revio’s $1 million seed round.
With plans to offer payment services to US-based clients, @theflutterwave has announced the appointment of Jimmy Ku as the head of US growth. This follows a $170 million Series C funding round in March 2021.
Airtel Africa has received a $200 million investment to reduce its debt and improve network and sales infrastructure. This follows a $200 million investment and a $100 million investment in 2021.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses how @_LoftyInc_ Capital invests, how tech tools can support people with #dyslexia, and @Google’s app update.
While many dyslexic Africans might not be aware of their condition, others don’t know how to navigate it at school or the workplace. Here are four tools that can help them succeed.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses @Twitter’s downvote button, @Cellulant’s licence approval in #Tanzania, and @convergence_’s $120 million round.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses the proposed antitrust laws for Nigeria’s PayTV services, @AIfluence’s $1 million seed round, and PoS business in Nigeria.
Following its expansion to Nigeria, M-KOPA, a Kenyan asset-financing company, has appointed Babajide Duroshola, former Safeboda Country Head, as General Manager. What are the company’s chances in the Nigerian competitive market?