Stitch’s Nigeria expansion, Africa’s military coups, RecoMed’s $1.5m funding, and Union45’s $3m seed
Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun discusses Stitch’s Nigeria expansion Africa’s military coups @RecoMed’s $1.5m funding and @weareunion54 $3m seed.
“Naira’s digitisation via the eNaira: Beyond financial inclusion” by Aderemi Fagbemi and Oluchi Mgbenwelu for @TopeAdebayoLLP (Techpoint Africa Publishing Partner)
What you should know about raising funds, Autochek’s $13.1m seed, VeriFind by VerifyMe, Paystack’s Pay for Me feature
Today on #TechpoinDigest, @jermah4 discusses advice for first-time founders on fundraising, @AutochekAfrica’s $13.1m seed round, VeriFind by VerifyMe, and @paystack’s Pay for Me feature.
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
After postponing its October 1 launch, the eNaira is here 24 days later. The new design paper reveals it can work with CBDCs from other countries.
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Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses eNaira launching today, #InternationalStutteringAwarenessDay, and crypto thefts in 2020
October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Themed “Speak the change you wish to see” this year, we consider the causes and effects of stuttering and tech interventions while peeking into the minds of two stutterers
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses @AltSchoolAfrica by @TalentQL, Privacy Roundtable on @Techpointdotng, @biz301software for SMEs, and Brass $1.7m funding.
For as little as ₦1000, business management startup, BIZ301, wants to help you automate your business
In March 2020, @toyinakint had the idea to ease the burden of doing business for SMEs. A year later, in June 2021, he launched @biz301software. He walks us through the company’s ₦1000 subscription service and more.
Nigeria’s Data Protection Regulation provides for the protection of personal data, but this is not always the case. We had a chat with Nigerian lawyer, Motunrayo Ope-Ogunseitan (@tunnie_), to pinpoint some of these grey areas.
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.
Techpoint Awards 2021 will focus on startups and investors operating in Nigeria and active from January 2021 to date. Nominations are now open to the public. Make your entries before the deadline.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses @MultiChoiceGRP’s appeal grant, @MFS_Africa’s acquisition and expansion, and @Facebook’s name change.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses #EndSARS protest after one year, how @homeforthq is helping consumers never run out of cooking gas, @Healthtracka’s admission into @Techstars, and the launch of @CANsFoundation’s Backup.
Nigerian clean energy startup, Homefort Energy, wants to make sure you never have cooking gas worries again
Using digital innovations and a pay-as-you-go model, @HomefortHQ is enabling low-income households to switch to cooking gas. Homefort leverages technology to make cooking gas affordable to Nigerians.
Nigeria-based @healthtracka has joined @Techstars. We had a follow-up chat with @ife_adeyemi on expansion plans and what this means for the five-month-old startup.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses blockchain for governance, @sendboxng’s $1.8 million seed, and Uber’s ride-sharing service.
From NFTs to DeFi and DAO, blockchain is doing more than fostering crypto transactions. @BlockchainNG has launched its DAO, an organisation that exists as a computer code on a blockchain network. But how secure is it?