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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 »

GLT Launches App for Taxi Services – Unveils Various Vehicle Options Including Vans

Like every other app of its kind (Uber, Taxify etc), the “GLT rider app” is all out to make taxi bookings easy and stress-free. GLT also aims to provide the best customer experience to its users or customers. DON’T MISS: TECHPRODUCTS’ MID-JANUARY TECH DOSE Aside being a cab/taxi ordering service, the GLT Partner App is also a job creating service as ... Read More »

Meet LikeMoney, Financial Products Comparison Platform In South Africa

LikeMoney helps you compare financial products is a social financial comparison website that allows South African consumers to compare financial products like insurance, loans, credit cards, cellphones, broadband, investments and much more. It is a free to use trusted and unbiased financial comparison network that helps you find the best financial products rated & reviewed by your friends and other fellow South African users. You ... Read More »

Propeller Health, Asthma Tracking Startup Gets $21.5 Million To Expand

Propeller Health, an Asthma tracking startup

Asthma is a common long term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. As of 2011, 235–330 million people worldwide are affected by asthma, and approximately 250,000–345,000 people die per year from the disease. ... Read More »

BuyChat Partners Stutern To Launch “BuyChat Assistants”

BuyChat Partners stutern to launch BuyChat Assistants

BuyChat, a chat commerce app, which was inspired by, a startup founded by Olayinka Oluwakuse after an epiphany at a restaurant, is partnering with Stutern, to launch a new feature called BuyChat Assistant on October 24, 2016. The new feature will employ assistants who will provide 24-hour support to merchants on the BuyChat app. These interns will work remotely ... Read More »

Haute App, A Project Management Tool For Tailors & Fashion Designers

Haute App, a project management tool for tailors

Haute App was the best and most innovative startup at the FashionMeetsTech event organised by and spiceTV which held last Wednesday, in a bid to explore the intersection of technology and fashion. WHAT DOES THIS APP DO? It helps tailors and fashion designers organize their creative process and manage customer information. This includes measurements, styles, and due dates. It ... Read More »