From the 26th to the 28th of August, @CIC_Makerspace will host a hardware convention in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. The event will include panel sessions and a tour of tech and engineering hubs in the city.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @waleabba’s tech journey, the leaked NITDA bill, and @pngmemobile’s Series A.
@YemiKeri is the Co-founder of @RisinTideAfrica, boasting Eden, Gradely, and Bankly as portfolio companies. Over a call, she spoke with Techpoint Africa about her investment experience, her wins, and her misses. Dive in.
More than two months after access to the micro blogging platform, Twitter was indefinitely suspended by the Nigerian government, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has revealed that the ban might soon be lifted.
Following a commitment to invest KSh1.6 billion in digitising its banking process, @AbsaKenya has launched its WhatsApp banking offering to allow users to conduct transactions via chat.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @foondamate’s WhatsApp-based edtech solution, @omnibizafrica’s seed round, and @Jumia_Group’s Q2 report.
Today, @omnibiz, a B2B eCommerce startup based in Nigeria, announced a $3m seed raise. The fund will be used to foray into other West African cities and increase product offerings.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @khulaecosystem seed round, @wapi_pay pre-seed round, and @Printivo’s leadership change.
Six years after co-founding print-on-demand startup, @Printivo, @OluyomiOjo has stepped down from his role as CEO.
An insight into how early-stage venture firm, LoftyInc Capital Management, invests in African startups
LoftyInc Capital Management (@_LoftyInc_) has invested in over 100 startups, including @Andela and @theflutterwave. We spoke with @idrisayobello, a managing partner, to get his insights on startup investing.