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Welcome to Nigeria Fintech Week 2020

The much-awaited annual Nigeria Fintech Week starts online on Monday, 2nd through Friday, 6th November 2020. The weeklong event would feature...

STARTUP GIST

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, raises $3.75m Series A led by TLcom Capital

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, has raised $3.75 million in Series A investment to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa.

54Gene unveils human genome sequencing lab in Nigeria

Nigerian health tech startup 54Gene has announced the completion of a lab capable of carrying out whole genome sequencing of humans.

Nigerian fintech startup, CredPal raises $1.5m for credit cards launch and expansion

Nigerian consumer fintech startup, CredPal, has announced its raise of $1.5 million in a recent funding round. The investors that...

Ivorian startup, Afrikrea, is building the online infrastructure for African culture commerce

Growing up in Mali, Moulaye Taboure was passionate about art and fashion. His studies took him to France, where he noticed that the people...

Startup Funding: A beautiful game that must be played with caution

When the statistics are reviewed, the irrefutable conclusion is that relative to other African countries, Nigerian startups have been very successful in...

4 months post-launch, Autochek raises $3.4m pre-seed to disrupt Africa’s automotive industry

Nigerian automotive tech company, Autochek Africa, has completed its pre-seed round of $3.4 million. The round was co-led by Lagos,...

News

Google Stadia could Rollout New YouTube Streaming Feature

Google is expected to roll out a new Stadia feature which would allow users to directly stream to YouTube.

Instagram Unveils 5 New Features

Instagram has revealed that it would introduce five new features of the coming months. According to the social media giant, over the...

Audiomack announces partnership with smartphone manufacturer Transsion Holdings to further amplify the voice of African music

Audiomack has today announced a partnership with Transsion Holdings, the manufacturer of popular smartphone brands, Tecno, Infinix and Itel. This partnership will...

People

Instagram Founder could become New TikTok CEO

TikTok is reportedly talking to founder and former CEO of Instagram, Kevin Systrom. This comes after Kevin Mayer resigned from his position as...
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COVID19 Statistics

Global Numbers
94,961,696
Total confirmed cases
Updated on January 17, 2021 6:27 am

OVEN FRESH

Reddit Aquires Video Platform Dubsmash

Reddit is officially set to acquire TikTok rival – Dubsmash. The social news giant says that this deal will bring to key strengths...

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, raises $3.75m Series A led by TLcom Capital

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, has raised $3.75 million in Series A investment to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa.

With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria

Nigerian API fintech startup, OnePipe, just announced that it raised $950k in pre-seed investment. According to the startup’s founder and...

Venia Group appoints Adebowale Banjo as CEO

Venia Group, the service-driven venture creation and development company has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Adebowale Banjo. He will take...

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Reddit Aquires Video Platform Dubsmash

Reddit is officially set to acquire TikTok rival – Dubsmash. The social news giant says that this deal will bring to key strengths...

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, raises $3.75m Series A led by TLcom Capital

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, has raised $3.75 million in Series A investment to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa.

With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria

Nigerian API fintech startup, OnePipe, just announced that it raised $950k in pre-seed investment. According to the startup’s founder and...

INDUSTRY NEWS

54Gene unveils human genome sequencing lab in Nigeria

Nigerian health tech startup 54Gene has announced the completion of a lab capable of carrying out whole genome sequencing of humans.

Lagos executive discusses unified fibre project and the future of technology in Africa’s largest city

In July 2020, residents of Lagos Nigeria could hardly miss digging activities and several multi-coloured pipes in most parts of the city....

Value of online transactions in Nigeria hit $116 billion in Q3 2020

After a massive drop during the COVID-19-induced lockdown, the volume and value of online transactions in Nigeria hit new heights in Q3...

How former OKash CEO wants to tackle fraudsters and chronic debtors in Nigeria

The lack of a central database to identify repeat offenders is probably a bigger problem than the menace of financial fraud in...

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Reddit Aquires Video Platform Dubsmash

Reddit is officially set to acquire TikTok rival – Dubsmash. The social news giant says that this deal will bring to key strengths...

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, raises $3.75m Series A led by TLcom Capital

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, has raised $3.75 million in Series A investment to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa.

With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria

Nigerian API fintech startup, OnePipe, just announced that it raised $950k in pre-seed investment. According to the startup’s founder and...

Venia Group appoints Adebowale Banjo as CEO

Venia Group, the service-driven venture creation and development company has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Adebowale Banjo. He will take...

AWARDS

Global Accelerex, one of Nigeria’s leading fintech companies and a member of the Accelerex Holdings Group, has been certified as one of...

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Reddit Aquires Video Platform Dubsmash

Reddit is officially set to acquire TikTok rival – Dubsmash. The social news giant says that this deal will bring to key strengths...

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, raises $3.75m Series A led by TLcom Capital

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, has raised $3.75 million in Series A investment to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa.

With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria

Nigerian API fintech startup, OnePipe, just announced that it raised $950k in pre-seed investment. According to the startup’s founder and...

Venia Group appoints Adebowale Banjo as CEO

Venia Group, the service-driven venture creation and development company has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Adebowale Banjo. He will take...

Why you can no longer buy or register new SIM cards in Nigeria, for now

Since yesterday, December 9, 2020, you may have found it difficult to buy, register, and activate new SIM cards all around Nigeria....

Disney partners Africa’s Kugali Media for animated series set in Lagos, Nigeria

On Friday 11, December, 2020 the animation arm of Hollywood company, Walt Disney, unveiled a list of content it plans to release and projects...

How Stanbic IBTC leveraged technology for the 2020 edition of Together4ALimb

Together4ALimb, the flagship Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiative of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, was introduced to create awareness about the plight of...

Reaprite is here to make savings and investment easy

Saving money is not new to Nigerians but earning a decent return on that savings is tough and currently hard to come...

Africa Prudential bags ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification for Information Security Management

Africa Prudential is certified according to ISO 27001. The leading registrar and technology provider thus confirms its quality and performance capability and...

After Ekocab, Lagos yellow taxis partner with new ride-hailing company

Last week, the ride-hailing sector in Lagos, Nigeria, got a bit of a shake-up when another ride-hailing company was launched. Its goal?...

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Reddit Aquires Video Platform Dubsmash

Reddit is officially set to acquire TikTok rival – Dubsmash. The social news giant says that this deal will bring to key strengths...

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, raises $3.75m Series A led by TLcom Capital

Kenyan healthtech startup, Ilara Health, has raised $3.75 million in Series A investment to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa.

With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria

Nigerian API fintech startup, OnePipe, just announced that it raised $950k in pre-seed investment. According to the startup’s founder and...

Venia Group appoints Adebowale Banjo as CEO

Venia Group, the service-driven venture creation and development company has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Adebowale Banjo. He will take...

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