Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 and @OnomeOneyibo discuss Finder™’s crypto report, @PlentywakaNG’s seed raise, @OPay_NG’s unicorn status
A month after completing the @techstars Toronto Accelerator program, @PlentywakaNG announces a $1.2 million seed raise. The company has also acquired Stabus Ghana (@Plentywakagh) to scale its operations in Africa.
Over the last few days, the Nigerian tech space has been all abuzz over a leaked @NITDANigeria bill. Are the provisions actually new or is the Agency looking for ways to implement what already exists? Let’s find out.
Nigeria’s Central Bank reportedly freezes accounts of Chaka, Bamboo; what happens to your investments?
Citing alleged illegal forex market dealings and cryptocurrency trading, Nigeria’s Central Bank has reportedly frozen the accounts of Nigerian investment-tech companies, Chaka, Bamboo, Risevest, and Trove. What happens to investor funds? The startups?
In May 2020, @Facebook announced its 2Africa undersea Internet cable project to increase Internet connectivity in Africa. Now, the cable will extend to three more countries, including a landing in South-East Nigeria.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses SME Clinic by Techpoint (@TPSMEClinic), @Facebook’s new privacy features, @Twitter’s verification roll-out.
Nigeria-based anti-counterfeiting startup, @Chekkitapp has raised $500,000 in pre-seed funding as it looks to expand its team. Angel Investor, @biolaa1 also joins the company’s advisory board
After a $5.2 million seed round in 2020, Nigeria-based auto-financing startup, @Mooveafrica has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The company hopes to democratise vehicle ownership across Africa.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses @Mainoneservice in Ghana, @DecagonIns’ $1.5 million raise, @FmstNg’s name change, @MTNNG at 20
PayPal joins global fintech accelerator, Catalyst Fund as it announces 9th cohort of its inclusive fintech programme
Global fintech accelerator, @CF_BFA announces the 9th cohort of its Catalyst Fund Inclusive Fintech programme as it looks to explore digital finance’s role in climate resilience. Three African startups were accepted in this cohort.