Mykonos Is a Good Example of How The Geopolitical Location Impacts Tourism

Given the breadth of its reach and the variety of industries it influences, it stands to reason that tourism would be of interest to a significant number of academics. Researchers across a wide variety of fields, including economics, anthropology, sociology, medicine, urban planning, geography, and more, all take a scientific approach to the study of tourism. As a result, the topics of tourism and geopolitical regions will be discussed throughout this text. For instance, Mykonos was an island that featured a [...]

UnbugQA is bridging the quality assurance gap in Nigeria’s tech space

UnbugQA is bridging the quality assurance gap in Nigeria’s tech space

The quality of a company's goods and services is the most important factor in determining whether or not it will be able to establish a steady and dependable reputation for itself. As a result of this, quality assurance (QA) engineers are frequently employed so that products may be guaranteed to adhere to the strictest policies, processes, and specifications that have been defined. Regrettably, a large number of African-based enterprises, particularly those operating in the technology sector, [...]

SA insurtech startup JaSure fully acquired by insurance firm Santam

SA insurtech startup JaSure fully acquired by insurance firm Santam

In an effort to improve its digital offering, South Africa's most prominent short-term insurer, Santam, has increased its stake in the local insurtech startup JaSure by purchasing the company's remaining 49 percent shareholding. This move was made with the intention of enhancing Santam's digital offering.

SA fintech startup Franc raises $522k seed extension round, announces B2B offering

SA fintech startup Franc raises $522k seed extension round, announces B2B offering

The South African investment app Franc has announced the launch of a B2B service that enables quick and easy adoption of savings and investment products by partner firms. The seed extension round that Franc participated in raised ZAR8 million, which is equivalent to US$522,000.

Kenya wants to introduce a 20% tax for digital lenders

Kenya wants to introduce a 20% tax for digital lenders

The most recent regulatory action taken by the Kenyan government involves the announcement of plans to impose an excise tax of twenty percent on the fees that are collected by digital lenders.

GreenHouse Capital, Microsoft select 13 companies for Scaleup Accelerator

GreenHouse Capital, Microsoft select 13 companies for Scaleup Accelerator

GreenHouse Capital and Microsoft have revealed the names of the thirteen startups from East and West Africa that have been chosen to take part in the Scaleup Accelerator Program.

iOS 16, New MacBooks, Apple Pay later and other announcements at WWDC 2022

iOS 16, New MacBooks, Apple Pay later and other announcements at WWDC 2022

Apple executives took the stage for a presentation that lasted for two hours and revealed a variety of exciting new software updates and product launches for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Watch.

BoICT Awards: Spectranet Wins “Best 4G LTE ISP

BoICT Awards: Spectranet Wins “Best 4G LTE ISP

At the most recent iteration of the Beacon of ICT Award, which was just recently wrapped up, Spectranet, a leading Internet Service Provider, was selected as the best 4G LTE internet service provider. The editor in chief of Nigeria Communication Week, Ken Nwogbo, announced that Spectranet was awarded the title of "Best 4G LTE Internet Provider of the Year" for their [...]

Top DeFi Projects for High Yields to Watch in 2022: Bancor (BNT), 1inch Network (1INCH), Parody Coin (PARO)

Top DeFi Projects for High Yields to Watch in 2022: Bancor (BNT), 1inch Network (1INCH), Parody Coin (PARO)

High yields are among the many benefits that users of DeFi projects can expect to receive in exchange for their continued investment in the network. When the yield is higher, your potential earnings are also higher. These returns are the primary factor that attracts investors and traders to particular cryptocurrencies and decentralized exchange protocols rather than others. The one disadvantage of looking for yields is that you are need to [...]

Who is Orchestrate and why should fintechs/businesses care?

Who is Orchestrate and why should fintechs/businesses care?

Orchestrate is an aggregated payment infrastructure that enables fintech companies and other organizations to have rapid access to a variety of payment methods and providers (such as cards, bank transfers, wallets, cryptocurrencies, and more) through the use of a single integration. The financial technology business continues to eclipse other industries despite the fact that Nigeria and South Africa combined have more than 200 fintech companies and Africa as a whole has more than 500 fintech companies [...]

Flying High: Gnox (GNOX) rockets with a 52% climb overnight; Shiba Inu (SHIB) holders take notice.

Flying High: Gnox (GNOX) rockets with a 52% climb overnight; Shiba Inu (SHIB) holders take notice.

Those who have the perseverance to ride out the gyrating price of cryptocurrencies can reap significant benefits from participating in the market. There are innumerable chances to make life-changing benefits that might never be achievable in a world governed by a centralized authority. The year 2021 witnessed the meteoric emergence of a number of industries, including the decentralized financial infrastructure (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), gaming, and the metaverse. Nevertheless, not one of them [...]

South Africa is a startup powerhouse that leads the continent for exits, finds new report

South Africa is a startup powerhouse that leads the continent for exits, finds new report

More than one-third of the acquisitions that have taken place in the African tech landscape since 2015 have involved South African companies. South Africa is well-established as one of the "big four" startup ecosystems on the continent, and it leads the way for exits.

Nigerian teleshopping startup ShopEX raises $635k pre-seed funding

Nigerian teleshopping startup ShopEX raises $635k pre-seed funding

A pre-seed funding round in the amount of US$635,000 was successfully completed by ShopEX in Nigeria. ShopEX is a multi-channel retail business that is also the exclusive distributor of some of the world's most successful "As Seen On TV" products. With this new funding, ShopEX plans to continue growing its team, brand, and operations, as well as expand into new markets.

Coins To Strengthen Your Portfolio: Mushe Token (XMU), Stacks (STX), and Convex Finance (CVX)

Coins To Strengthen Your Portfolio: Mushe Token (XMU), Stacks (STX), and Convex Finance (CVX)

The state of cryptocurrencies is one that is perpetually in flux, with new coins continually being issued. While some of these might just be passing fads, others might actually help you build up your investment portfolio. Mushe Token (XMU), Stacks (STX), and Convex Finance are the three cryptocurrencies that will be discussed in this article, and each one is a potential investment for you to take into consideration for your portfolio (CVX). Every one of these [...]

Scaling with stellar communication technologies at the Termii Elevate 1.0 Conference

Scaling with stellar communication technologies at the Termii Elevate 1.0 Conference

According to a survey by DataReporting, there are around 109.2 million people using the internet in Nigeria. As the number of people with access to the internet in Nigeria continues to increase, digitally-based

Applications Open for ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program

Applications Open for ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program

Applications for the first iteration of the ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program are currently being accepted from African entrepreneurs in the early stages of their businesses.

Meet Ahmed Elmurtada, the investor bridging the gap in funding for Sudanese startups

Meet Ahmed Elmurtada, the investor bridging the gap in funding for Sudanese startups

Although you probably think of wars and conflicts when you hear the name Sudan, the country also has a burgeoning tech economy. These startups are being assisted in gaining access to funding by @AhmedElmurtada, who is also the Co-founder and Managing Partner of @249Startups.

TECNO Introduces the Latest SPARK 9 Series to Redefine Selfie and Iconic Design for Gen Z

TECNO Introduces the Latest SPARK 9 Series to Redefine Selfie and Iconic Design for Gen Z

The latest TECNO SPARK 9 Pro features a 32-megapixel front camera, a MediaTek Helio G85 CPU, and a 6.6-inch screen, and it is priced affordably enough for young people who are interested in the future.

Tibu Health is bringing world-class healthcare to Kenyan doorsteps

Tibu Health is bringing world-class healthcare to Kenyan doorsteps

In Africa, receiving quality medical treatment that is both economical and hassle-free is practically unheard of. @TIBUHealth is revolutionizing access to healthcare in Kenya by delivering services of a world-class standard to the homes of thousands of citizens.

9 African startups selected for Norrsken Impact Accelerator

9 African startups selected for Norrsken Impact Accelerator

The second iteration of the Norrsken Impact Accelerator, which seeks to identify the most promising impact businesses from around the world and assist those startups in reaching their full potential, has chosen nine startups from Africa to take part in the program.

Future Africa invests $1.1m into 17 companies in first half of 2022

Future Africa invests $1.1m into 17 companies in first half of 2022

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, co-founder of Andela and Flutterwave, established the Future Africa fund in 2020. So far in 2022, the fund has invested a total of $1.1 million in 17 different businesses and has added 15 new firms to its portfolio as a result of these investments.

Nigerian fintech startup Indicina raises $3m seed funding round

Nigerian fintech startup Indicina raises $3m seed funding round

Indicina, a financial technology startup based in Nigeria that is constructing an API-driven credit infrastructure for Africa, has announced the completion of a funding round in the amount of US$3 million in order to expedite its expansion into other African markets.

Egyptian customer experience startup Tactul AI acquired by Dstny

Egyptian customer experience startup Tactul AI acquired by Dstny

Dstny, a business communications company based in Belgium, has acquired the Egyptian startup Tactful AI. Tactful AI offers an innovative intelligent customer experience platform to its clients and was founded in Egypt.

Nine African startups selected for Norrsken Impact Accelerator

Nine African startups selected for Norrsken Impact Accelerator

The second iteration of the Norrsken Impact Accelerator, a prominent early-stage accelerator, will include the participation of nine African start-up companies hailing from eight different countries on the continent.

Mara hires ex-Apple executive as Chief Marketing Officer

Mara hires ex-Apple executive as Chief Marketing Officer

Younis comes to Mara from a position very similar to the one he held at Apple's creative artist services division, Platoon, which helps independent artists develop their careers and promotes their work.

Insight Publicis, Nigeria Wins Media Account for Amazon Prime Video

Insight Publicis, Nigeria Wins Media Account for Amazon Prime Video

In the third quarter of 2022, the Streamer is scheduled to debut in Nigeria. As it gets ready to launch in the country with the most populous economy in Africa in the third quarter of 2022, Amazon Prime Video has selected Insight Publicis, an agency located in Nigeria, to serve as its creative agency of record. This is the most recent step that Amazon has taken as part of its investment in extending its streaming service, which is currently available in [...]

Shiba Inu (SHIB) in Freefall as Chronoly (CRNO) Presale Leaps 300

Shiba Inu (SHIB) in Freefall as Chronoly (CRNO) Presale Leaps 300

A new bear market has emerged in the cryptocurrency market, and Shiba Inu (SHIB) has suffered significant losses as a result of the demise of meme coins and growth stocks. Chronoly (CRNO) should be on your radar because investors are looking for safe investments in this volatile market. Chronoly provides investors with the chance to invest in rare watches through a blockchain marketplace that is both liquid and appealing to [...]

ACT Foundation Releases New Podcast, Lines Up Experts to Discuss Social Sector Issues.

ACT Foundation Releases New Podcast, Lines Up Experts to Discuss Social Sector Issues.

The Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is a non-profit organization that focuses on leadership, health, the environment, enterprise, and the training of development enthusiasts. As part of an effort to further extend the reach of its philanthropic efforts, the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation has released its first podcast series, which is titled ACTPod. The podcast, which is now being published [...], is a reflection of the show's tagline, which reads "Our Story, Our Continent."

How to Order and Pay for Starlink Internet in Nigeria With Obiex Virtual Cards

How to Order and Pay for Starlink Internet in Nigeria With Obiex Virtual Cards

Since Elon Musk made the announcement in his signature flair on Twitter that Starlink, the Internet Service Provider that operates under his firm SpaceX, will soon be available in Nigeria, the internet has been a buzz with excitement. Internet connection is provided by Starlink via low earth orbit (LEO) satellites, and the company's offerings are currently made available in 32 countries across the world. More than [...] have been launched by Starlink so far this year.

Accelerex Attains ISO 27001:2013 Certification on Information Security Management System

Accelerex Attains ISO 27001:2013 Certification on Information Security Management System

After achieving the ISO 27001:2013 accreditation on Information Security, Accelerex, which is widely regarded as one of the most successful Fintech businesses in Nigeria, has now been awarded a second global certification. The global standard for information security management systems is known as ISO 27001:2013 of Information Security Management System. This standard ensures that organizations maintain the safety of their information assets by constructing an information security infrastructure that protects against loss, [...]

Winning The Talent War

Winning The Talent War

With the decentralization and increasingly remote nature of the global workspace, the growth and fall of firms mainly depend on their ability to attract, engage, and retain great employees. In today's corporate environment, talent is the most expensive commodity. The saga of the Fairchild treacherous eight serves as a striking example of how poor personnel management [...]

Future Z 2022: A Glimpse of the Annual Children’s Day Event held at The Bulb

Future Z 2022: A Glimpse of the Annual Children’s Day Event held at The Bulb

NextGen, a program run by The Bulb Africa, is the organization that is responsible for organizing the annual children's day event known as FutureZ. NextGen is an online learning platform that was developed by The Bulb Africa to assist youngsters in acquiring technical skills such as HTML and Python while collaborating with their peers on a variety of hands-on projects. The game Future Z was developed to provide children and their [...]

MFS Africa to acquire US-based GTP for $34 million

MFS Africa to acquire US-based GTP for $34 million

It has been announced that MFS Africa will purchase payments software company GTP headquartered in the United States for $34 million. The company has also reached an agreement with Spotify that would make it possible for customers in South Africa, Uganda, and Kenya to pay for Spotify subscriptions using mobile money.

From Canada to the World: Pesapeer enables payments to 8 African countries including Nigeria and Kenya as well as countries in Asia and Europe.

From Canada to the World: Pesapeer enables payments to 8 African countries including Nigeria and Kenya as well as countries in Asia and Europe.

Pesapeer is a global financial remittance platform that was established in 2021 in Canada. It recently expanded its license to allow it to serve clients in six additional African nations. Guinea,

Tizeti names Emmanuel Ikazoboh as new Chairman, appoints new board members

Tizeti names Emmanuel Ikazoboh as new Chairman, appoints new board members

Lagos, Nigeria. June 7, 2022 – The designation of Tizeti Network Limited as West Africa's first solar-based internet service provider was announced today by Tizeti Network Limited.

The real reason people spend millions of dollars on NFTs

The real reason people spend millions of dollars on NFTs

You might believe that the prices of NFTs are unreasonable, yet there are a lot of other reasons why people believe they are valuable, and each month, people spend billions of dollars buying NFTs.

Meet Everest Nwagwu, a marketing expert who pursued his dream across many industries

Meet Everest Nwagwu, a marketing expert who pursued his dream across many industries

Here is how Everest Nwagwu, a specialist in marketing, has built a name for himself by gaining knowledge in multiple industries, including phone manufacture, healthtech, fintech, and edtech, in a period of less than ten years:

SA rentals marketplace Rentoza raises $1.3m funding from Mineworkers Investment Company

SA rentals marketplace Rentoza raises $1.3m funding from Mineworkers Investment Company

Khulisani Ventures, the early-stage investment vehicle of the Mineworkers Investment Company, has provided the Mineworkers Investment Company with ZAR20 million (US$1.3 million) in funding for the South African startup Rentoza. Rentoza is an online retailer of electronics and appliances that operates on a subscription-based model (MIC).

How SA’s Nooksy connects far-away family members with children through storytime

How SA’s Nooksy connects far-away family members with children through storytime

Nooksy is a South African firm that has established the world's first "impact" literary children's library as well as a platform that allows distant family members to interact with their children via the sharing of stories.

Startups in Africa Event: JICA in partnership with Nikkei Inc. wants to strengthen  Japan’s ties with the African startup ecosystem

Startups in Africa Event: JICA in partnership with Nikkei Inc. wants to strengthen  Japan’s ties with the African startup ecosystem

A virtual conference and pitch event will be held on July 4, 2022, beginning at 8:30 am and continuing until 11:00 am. This event is being organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Nigeria Office in partnership with Nikkei Inc., which is the world's largest financial newspaper company (WAT). The purpose of the event is to deepen the connections that already exist between Japan and the countries of Africa. The point is that [...]

Patricia keeps blazing the trail at Techpoint Africa’s Blockchain Summit #TABS22

Patricia keeps blazing the trail at Techpoint Africa’s Blockchain Summit #TABS22

The fact that Patricia Technologies is a thought leader in the Crypto & Blockchain area in Africa and is progressively taking over the world in general is no longer newsworthy. Patricia technologies is not only Africa's largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of transaction volume, but it is also a leader in the movement to expand the usage of cryptocurrencies by providing the infrastructure necessary to make ordinary transactions possible [...]

How to spend your Friday evening

How to spend your Friday evening

This week sees the return of Pitch Friday. The information you need to register and take part in it is provided below.

How I Work: Korty EO, Indie Filmmaker and YouTuber

How I Work: Korty EO, Indie Filmmaker and YouTuber

Korty EO discusses her profession, how she truly feels about work, her fixation with making progress, regardless of how tiny, and the hacks she uses to get things done in a timely manner.

Nigeria’s ShopEX raises $635,000 to build the QVC of Africa

Nigeria’s ShopEX raises $635,000 to build the QVC of Africa

ShopEX, a multi-channel retailer based in Nigeria, has just completed a pre-seed funding round that brought in a total of $635,000 in order to fuel its growth across Africa and broaden its product offering.

Applications open for 3rd annual Stellenbosch #IdeasForChange Challenge

Applications open for 3rd annual Stellenbosch #IdeasForChange Challenge

The Stellenbosch Network, in collaboration with the Sustainability Institute and the Regional Innovation Support Programme (RSIP) of South Africa's Department of Science and Innovation, has announced the commencement of its third annual #IdeasForChange Challenge.

$1Billion On-Demand Luxury Car Hire platform – How does it work?

$1Billion On-Demand Luxury Car Hire platform – How does it work?

Many of us have had the pleasure of experiencing the ease and simplicity of booking a vacation online with just a few clicks, filtering alternatives by personal preference, and customizing lodging to fit one's own particular taste. Imagine being able to rent a luxury vehicle with only the touch of a button, and having the vehicle brought right to your doorstep the same day [...]

How Are Mushe (XMU), IOTA (MIOTA), and Fantom (FTM) Changing The Crypto Sector?

How Are Mushe (XMU), IOTA (MIOTA), and Fantom (FTM) Changing The Crypto Sector?

The adaptability of the cryptocurrency market is something that is well-known. Users have access to tens of thousands of different projects to pick from at any given time. There is something unique being brought to the market by each of these tokens. Others hope to minimize the cost of processing transactions using blockchain technology, while others guarantee that transactions would be processed more quickly. Innovative cryptocurrencies such as Mushe (XMU), IOTA (MIOTA), and Fantom (FTM) include: [...]

Mehracki (MKI), Solana (SOL), and Polkadot (DOT): 3 Coins That Can Profit in The Long Term

Mehracki (MKI), Solana (SOL), and Polkadot (DOT): 3 Coins That Can Profit in The Long Term

Investors are beginning to hunt for coins that have the potential to give blockbuster returns over the long run as the cryptocurrency market continues to grow. In this piece, we'll examine three of these coins: the Mehracki (MKI), the Solana (SOL), and the Polkadot (DOT). Each of these cryptocurrency ideas possesses one or more distinctive characteristics that have the potential to make them huge winners. […]

Kryptomon: A Side Income Opportunity for Africa’s Enthusiastic Youths

Kryptomon: A Side Income Opportunity for Africa’s Enthusiastic Youths

Sign up for this program if you are interested in becoming a Kryptomon Key Opinion Leader and earning prizes for your participation. Participate in the Kryptomon Africa community by signing up here. The community surrounding cryptocurrencies has shown a significant amount of interest in the Play-to-Earn market, particularly in 2021. The total trade volume of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) came to an end on December 31, 2018, according to statistics from The Block's "2022 Digital Asset Outlook." [...]

Fetswallet collaborates with STEMcafe to Train Kids on STEM Skills

Fetswallet collaborates with STEMcafe to Train Kids on STEM Skills

As part of this year's celebration of Children's Day, Funds and Electronic Transfer Solutions (FETS) has formed a partnership with STEMCafe, a non-linear learning center for children, in order to teach children from the Vigilant Heart Charitable Society skills in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). These children come from less privileged backgrounds. The training event took place at the STEMCafe headquarters in Lekki and Yaba, both located in Lagos [...]

Why the crypto community are dropping Elrond (EGLD) and Algorand (ALGO) for Chronoly (CRNO)

Why the crypto community are dropping Elrond (EGLD) and Algorand (ALGO) for Chronoly (CRNO)

It may be tough to locate a cryptocurrency that is doing well in today's market conditions because of the extreme volatility that is there. In the past few months, the prices of Elrond (EGLD) and Algorand (ALGO) have been going down, and members of the cryptocurrency community are looking to invest in value-based alternatives such as Chronoly (CRNO). Despite the fact that CRNO is only in the first [...] [...]

GreenHouse Capital announces the 13 Start-ups from East & West Africa selected to participate in the Scale-Up accelerator program in collaboration with Microsoft.

GreenHouse Capital announces the 13 Start-ups from East & West Africa selected to participate in the Scale-Up accelerator program in collaboration with Microsoft.

After Microsoft's announcement that it will support 10,000 start-ups in Africa over the next five years, GreenHouse Capital made the announcement that 13 start-ups from East and West Africa had been selected to participate in the Scaleup Accelerator Program. These start-ups will receive funding and mentoring from GreenHouse Capital. These 13 companies have a total of six (6) male and seven (7) female founders, which was done intentionally to guarantee that both sexes are represented [...]

Quick Fire 🔥 with Fungi Dube

Quick Fire 🔥 with Fungi Dube

In this week's edition of Quick Fire, brand designer Fungi Dube explains that African companies may develop powerful products by utilizing design to express culturally-inclined tales.

Four things we learnt from MTN and Meta’s ICT and Business Skills Training

Four things we learnt from MTN and Meta’s ICT and Business Skills Training

In collaboration with Meta, the MTN Foundation hosted the last session of its training program on information and communications technology (ICT) and business skills on May 20, 2022. The instruction was provided by.

How Babymigo is helping to reduce maternal deaths across Africa

How Babymigo is helping to reduce maternal deaths across Africa

Babymigo is a femtech firm that aims to make high-quality information on pregnancy and parenting more accessible to its users. Kemi discusses the group's history as well as their goals for the future with TechCabal.

Klasha Inc announces Klasha 2.0

Klasha Inc announces Klasha 2.0

San Francisco, USA – 25 May 2022. Klasha, Inc., an African cross-border commerce startup based in San Francisco, made the announcement today that it has re-launched KlashaCart (formerly known as the Klasha app). KlashaCart is the company's app that is known for frictionless online cross-border transactions, high limit virtual dollar cards, and seamless shopping from international [...] retailers.

Gold is available to everyone

Gold is available to everyone

The traditional stock is made more approachable by the use of tether. The concept of money as a financial instrument that could be exchanged for goods and services got its start with tools that were exceedingly basic. The introduction of gold marked the beginning of an era in which a more sophisticated monetary system was developed. Gold remained the fundamental component of our system throughout [...]

Even after a $10,000 loss, this crypto trader found a gem in the crypto space, and she’s never letting go

Even after a $10,000 loss, this crypto trader found a gem in the crypto space, and she’s never letting go

Are you prepared to completely blow through all of your cash? Before getting involved in trading cryptocurrencies, this is one of the things you should ask yourself. However, the cryptocurrency market is filled with jewels that are more lucrative than trading. Here is how @Ademiici discovered them.

Nigerian digital banking startup Grey expands to Kenya with Cellulant partnership

Nigerian digital banking startup Grey expands to Kenya with Cellulant partnership

Grey, a digital banking business based in Nigeria, recently made the announcement that it will be expanding its services to East Africa, beginning with Kenya, in conjunction with another fintech company called Cellulant.

Nigeria’s Sproutly is a virtual banking app for kids

Nigeria’s Sproutly is a virtual banking app for kids

Sproutly is a virtual banking app for children under the age of 17 that provides digital savings products as well as a debit card with built-in parental control. Sproutly was developed by a Nigerian fintech startup company.

How Victoria Fabunmi helps startup founders get capital to drive growth

How Victoria Fabunmi helps startup founders get capital to drive growth

In this article, we examine everything from Victoria Fabunmi's journey to tech investments to the development of Africa's digital ecosystem. Victoria is the Head of Investments at CcHub, and in this article, we discuss her journey.

How Joram Mwinamo has helped Kenyans make sense of their businesses since 2007

How Joram Mwinamo has helped Kenyans make sense of their businesses since 2007

A seasoned Kenyan entrepreneur by the name of @Jorammwinamo began his career in the field of management consulting with the intention of assisting other businesses in achieving their goals. Now, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the Kenyan technology ecosystem by founding a consortium. However, this is not all.

Exclusive: Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, on cutting edge innovation in Africa

Exclusive: Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, on cutting edge innovation in Africa

After the Google I/O conference in 2022, we were able to have a brief discussion with Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, on the company's future goals for Africa as well as the trajectory of Google's products on the continent.

Breaking down tech terms: AR, MR, VR, XR

Breaking down tech terms: AR, MR, VR, XR

In this article, we will explain concepts such as augmented reality, mixed reality, virtual reality, and extended reality (XR) by providing examples that are both practical and understandable.

15 startups picked for CcHub’s Createch Accelerator

15 startups picked for CcHub’s Createch Accelerator

The Creative Economy Practice at Nigeria's Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has disclosed the names of the 15 businesses that have been chosen to participate in the inaugural program of the Createch Accelerator.

How Ghana’s InstantRad cuts radiologist wait times with on-demand platform

How Ghana’s InstantRad cuts radiologist wait times with on-demand platform

InstantRad, a startup based in Ghana, has developed an on-demand teleradiology platform that connects hospitals, patients, and radiologists. This platform reduces the amount of time that people have to wait for urgent scans.

How is Stax’s plan to solve USSD’s user experience problem paying off?

How is Stax’s plan to solve USSD’s user experience problem paying off?

As Stax celebrates its one anniversary, we met up with its CEO and co-founder, Ben Lyon, to discuss the startup's commitment to delivering offline mobile banking services, its growth objectives, and planned features on its app.

How I Work: Peace Itimi, Digital Marketing Professional and Trainer

How I Work: Peace Itimi, Digital Marketing Professional and Trainer

On this edition of How I Work, Peace Itimi talks about how her life, career journey and how she stays productive.

6th edition of Lagos Startup Week set for July

6th edition of Lagos Startup Week set for July

The sixth iteration of Lagos Startup Week will take place at the Federal Palace Hotel on Victoria Island from the 25th to the 30th of July. This event will bring together founders, investors, corporates, and media.

The rise and fall of hope for cryptocurrency adoption in Central Africa

The rise and fall of hope for cryptocurrency adoption in Central Africa

The announcement that the Central African Republic (CAR) had formally approved cryptocurrency on April 22, 2022, came as a surprise to many participants in the ecosystem.

Quick Fire🔥with Yekeen Ajeigbe

Quick Fire🔥with Yekeen Ajeigbe

In the episode of Quick Fire that we are airing this week, we conduct an interview with Yekeen Ajeigbe, who states that he does not believe that software engineering is as difficult as many believe it to be.

Here are the confirmed speakers for the Africa Mobility Conference

Here are the confirmed speakers for the Africa Mobility Conference

On the Thursday, June 2, 2022, the Africa Mobility Conference will be hosted at the Eko Hotel & Suites, which is located on Victoria Island in Lagos.

Techstars-backed Nigerian fintech Vesti has grand expansion plans for 2022

Techstars-backed Nigerian fintech Vesti has grand expansion plans for 2022

After receiving funding from Techstars, the Nigerian fintech firm Vesti, which streamlines the banking process for immigrants wanting to move to a new nation as well as those who have just just arrived in a new location, is making plans to expand into a number of additional countries this year.

Egyptian health startup Esaal raises $1.7 million in seed funding

Egyptian health startup Esaal raises $1.7 million in seed funding

According to a statement that was issued by a business that focuses on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Esaal, a startup in the health and wellness industry that has experienced unprecedented success in the MENA's telemedicine industry, has announced that it has received a seed investment of $1.7 million from A15.

Nigeria is creating a digital marketplace to help creators sell their intellectual property rights

Nigeria is creating a digital marketplace to help creators sell their intellectual property rights

The Nigerian government is considering the establishment of a market to facilitate the buying, selling, and trading of intellectual property rights.

Can stablecoins help improve cross-border payments in Africa?

Can stablecoins help improve cross-border payments in Africa?

Stablecoins can be used for international trade, which can free up intra-African trade; however, companies must first persuade traders to abandon hard dollars in favor of digital wallets.

Dear healthtech startups, Jumia is coming for your bread!

Dear healthtech startups, Jumia is coming for your bread!

Following its debut on the New York Stock Exchange in 2019, Jumia has made significant progress toward achieving its goal of becoming profitable by rapidly expanding its product offering. It is considering making healthcare services available to people in Africa as part of its most recent plan. What kind of consequences would that have?

Fueled by a $10.3m pre-seed, Untapped Global launches digital investment platform

Fueled by a $10.3m pre-seed, Untapped Global launches digital investment platform

The new Untapped Global investment platform resembles a real-life dealroom where investors can see and select investable assets.

Canza Finance is a neobank enabling decentralised cross-border payments for Africans

Canza Finance is a neobank enabling decentralised cross-border payments for Africans

However, Canza Finance believes that BDC operators in Nigeria can also help the adoption of cryptocurrencies. BDC operators in Nigeria already support financial transactions for businesses and individuals.

Traction is building an ecosystem for Nigerian small businesses, starting with stopping fake credit alerts

Traction is building an ecosystem for Nigerian small businesses, starting with stopping fake credit alerts

@TractionApps is hoping to help you find a solution to the problem of fraudulent credit notifications. This can be detrimental to businesses. In addition to discussing other topics, we had a conversation with co-founder Dolapo Adejuyigbe about how this operates.