Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @Flat6Labs seed fund, @Mooveafrica’s Cape Town expansion, electronic transmission of results, and @yellowcard_app’s Series A
While #Bitcoin transactions are too slow to facilitate daily transactions, Twitter’s new tipping feature could be popularising a solution — Lightning Network — that makes daily spending with #Bitcoin feasible.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses Nigerian edtech, @stranerds; @Twitter’s newest feature; and the latest on 5G in Nigeria.
Nigerian edtech startup, @stranerds, is helping Nigerian students study better by connecting them with tutors and peers. Its goal is to become a one-stop-shop for students’ educational needs.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses hearing impairments and technology, @ReelFruit’s $3m Series A funding, and Apple Pay on @Paystack.
Every year, on September 23, the #InternationalDayofSignLanguages is celebrated. But, for the deaf community, what does it really mean to communicate in a world where tech reigns supreme? We explore this and more.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses @CDCgroup’s $50.9m, @ZOLAElectric’s digital energy, and @theflutterwave’s partnership with @9PSB_ng
‘#AfCFTA and Nigeria’s Intellectual Property market’ by Mosun Oke and Tolulope Oguntade for @TopeAdebayoLLP, Techpoint Africa Publishing Partner
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses @Techpointdotng’s Techpoint Build, @Netflix’s free plan for Kenyans, more on Nigeria’s digital currency, and Cartona’s $4.5m series A
By 2025, Africa will be more populated than China; however, 600 million people do not have access to electricity. @ZOLAElectric wants to use its smart battery tech to close the gap in Africa’s electricity infrastructure.
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Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses telco shut down in Zamfara State, Infibranches’ $2 million raise, and @dopayHQ Series A round.
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Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses telco losses in the Zamfara blackout and DiDi’s Nigeria launch
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses 54gene’s Series B funding, @Obateke’s journey to building @vilsquare, and data protection regulations in Africa.
Many people think having nothing to hide means their privacy doesn’t need protection. But it goes beyond all that, and that’s why we are launching the Privacy Roundtable. However, a little housekeeping before we begin.
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.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses investing in Francophone Africa, @ReleafAfrica’s $4.2m funding, and @SesoGlobal’s African real estate solution.
According to an anonymous source, @GiGLogistics and @GIGMobility might soon start accepting crypto as a payment option, amid plans to also integrate DeFi solutions, and super app ambitions.
Wave, a Senagal-based fintech startup, recently became Francophone Africa’s first Unicorn. @Techpointdotng had a chat with founders @DrewDurbin and @lincolnq. Here are 7 important facts about the unicorn.