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Just Like Uber, Ride Hailing App Taxify Jacks Up Prices In Kenya

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Someone said somewhere that low prices for these taxi apps result into low driver morale. I might be inclined to subscribe to this school of thought as everyone including taxi cabs drivers would want to make the most profit out of whatever they do. Well today, Ride hailing platform, Taxify pushed a release where they gave new rates, which has ... Read More »

See The Five Nigerian Startups That Made Y Combinator’s Winter Batch 2017

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According to their website, Y Combinator provides seed funding for startups. Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding. It pays your expenses while you’re getting started. And their latest batch of startups present to a specially invited subset of a larger network of investors, twice in a year. Y Combinator would be holding a Winter 2017 Startup Demo ... Read More »

myStudyFocus: App That Let Students Calculate GP, Manage Lecture Schedules & More

It would be a great injustice on my part if I don’t tell you that as a student, this is one very important app you’ll be needing in school. The app has been design to suite whatever might be your schedule. Now, don’t make your smartphone just about Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and Whatsapp, even though they are very important, you can ... Read More »

MobTrack: App To Find Missing Phone, Developed By A Ghanaian

I’m very sure many of us have in one case or another, had to regret not making provisions to be able to track our smartphones once it gets stolen, or misplaced. This is the most annoying thing ever, if you have been paying attention. Read more: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Price In Nigeria, Full Specs And Review But it seems like ... Read More »

Nigerian, Kenyan & South African Startups Can Now Join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

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In a bid to continue its expansion, big Daddy G. has decided to extend one of its programs to Nigerian startups and this one’s called the Launchpad Accelerator program, and this is the first time they are doing so. Read more: Gionee F5 Lite With 4GB RAM, Price In Nigeria, Specs And Review Have you and your team set out to ... Read More »

List Of Tech Hubs In Africa: Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda & Others

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Firstly, what is a Tech Hub? According to Roland Tritsch, VP of Global Engineering at Nitro, “‘Tech hub’ is a term we hear bandied about often but how is it actually defined? I’d be inclined to describe a tech hub as a type of ‘utopia’ where things happen faster, people are smarter and meeting investors is easier – as a ... Read More »

Lagos Angel Network (LAN) First Startup DealDay For 2017: How To Apply

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One cannot underestimate what a single angel investment can do when it comes to startups. A lot of startups have succeeded and acquired investmests through pitching their startups at an angel investment event. I guess Africa – precisely Nigeria – would not want to be left out of the deal as applications are now open to apply for 2017’s first ... Read More »

Top African Startups To Get Investments From The French African Fund

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AfricInvest and Bpifrance are both investment firms and they have announced a joint French-African Fund (FFA) which will aim to invest in top small and medium businesses within Africa and France. I think I am beginning to like the recent news and information I get on startups of recent. Startups in Africa have been getting pledges of investment from outside ... Read More »

Rocket Internet To Invest In Startups, Raises $1bn

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Rocket Internet SE is a German Internet company headquartered in Berlin. The company builds online startups and owns shareholdings in various models of internet retail businesses. The company model is known as a startup studio or a venture builder. Read more; Another Woman In Another Incredible Startup In Nigeria It provides office space to new companies at its headquarters in Berlin, ... Read More »

Safaricom’s Youth Network, BLAZE Launches ‘Be Your Own Boss’ TV Series

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Safaricom, a leading mobile network operator in Kenya formed in 1997, unknown to some, has a youth network BLAZE, which has signed up close to 900,000 subscribers, most of them from its normal 26m subscriber count but the firm is targeting more youths to join the sub-brand with the launch of a new reality TV series dubbed Blaze BYOB TV ... Read More »