As a startup founder, raising funding is a necessary evil. With so few resources, how do first-time founders know what to do? We’ve curated a few tips from top early investors in Andela, 54gene, and Paystack that would be helpful as you begin this journey. Dig in.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @Risevest’s unfrozen accounts, @VendeaseAfrica’s seed round, and @InterswitchGRP’s partnership with @letsokhi
Few months after the launch of ‘Pipeline by TalentQL’ to train senior developers, tech talent startup, @TalentQL, launches AltSchool Africa to help complete newbies gain tech skills and earn a university certificate.
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