Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses blockchain for governance, @sendboxng’s $1.8 million seed, and Uber’s ride-sharing service.
According to Nigeria’s Central Bank, the food inflation rate was at 21.83% as of June 2021, compared to 15.18% in June 2020. To commemorate #WorldFoodDay, we highlight the work of agritech startups in curbing food inflation.
After stints at Microsoft and the UK’s Defense Evaluation Research Agency, @Mbwana moved back to Africa to fund bold African founders. He shares lessons from the journey and how he decides what startups to invest in.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @healthtracka’s lab testing solution, @Klasha_Inc’s Ghanaian expansion, and @Fawrypayments’ alsoug investment.
Egypt’s Fawry leads Sudan’s first foreign tech investment in 30 years
It has been said that the edtech sector is still at its early stage in Africa, but the winds of change are blowing. To commemorate #WorldTeachersDay, we took a look at the effects of edtech on the role of teachers in the continent.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses connecting learners with tutors, @bitmamaexchange’s pre-seed raise, changes at Airtel Africa, and trouble in Zuckerville
This is the time to build the architecture for Africa’s future – Ndubuisi Ekekwe on funding startups in Africa
@ndekekwe is an academic and thought leader who is confident that Africa has all it needs to build its future. Through @tekedia, he is ensuring that African entrepreneurs have the capital they need to succeed.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @Flat6Labs seed fund, @Mooveafrica’s Cape Town expansion, electronic transmission of results, and @yellowcard_app’s Series A
Nigerian edtech startup, @stranerds, is helping Nigerian students study better by connecting them with tutors and peers. Its goal is to become a one-stop-shop for students’ educational needs.