Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses telco shut down in Zamfara State, Infibranches’ $2 million raise, and @dopayHQ Series A round.
After failing at 4 startups, Obasegun Ayodele is making hardware accessible to Africans with Vilsquare
After starting and failing at four startups as a student, @Obateke found success with @vilsquare, a hardware startup. He shares insights and lessons from his journey.
The success of startups like @WaveSenegal and @Afrikrea has put the spotlight on Francophone African startups. Arthur Thuet of Saviu Ventures offers some insight into why the firm invests in startups from the region.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses Capiter’s Series A, Zamfara’s telecoms blackout, and the battle between cryptocurrencies and CBDCs.
From engaging panel discussions to a bracing tour, the Hardware Convention 2021, held in Aba, Abia State, South-East Nigeria, provided a rare insight into the workings of the ecosystem. Curious? Then you should read this.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @AutochekAfrica’s acquisition moves. South Africa’s spectrum concerns, and @OPay_NG’s money laundering controversy.
“Angel investing is more than just writing a cheque” — Biola Alabi, Nollywood producer and tech investor
Despite the great progress made in investing in African startups, there’s still a lot of demand for early-stage financing. Techpoint Africa caught up with @biolaa1 to discuss startups and angel investing. Dive in.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @Omoakinwamide’s tech journey, @LoftyIncCap’s third fund, and eNaira’s technical partner.
Despite being hugely underrepresented in the technology space, Africans have made significant contributions. In celebrating the International Day for People of African Descent, we shine the light on 12 inspiring Africans.
Ethiopia takes on Facebook, Facebook Marketplace expansion, EcoCash users to pay more, Chari.ma acquires Karny.ma
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses Ethiopia’s plan to replace Facebook, Facebook Marketplace’s expansion, more charges for @EcoCashZW users, and Karny.ma’s acquisition.