Sunday, May 31, 2020

Ghana leads Africa’s Mobile Money Market

In the past few years, the unprecedented growth of mobile financial services in sub-Saharan Africa has defied all expectations. While Kenya is often cited as a leading example of digital transformation, Ghana has recently become the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa, with registered accounts increasing six-fold between 2012 and 2017. The country’s experience provides a fresh perspective on...

Sony Announces $185 Million Funding in Startups

Sony is all in on the universe of startup venture. The Japanese tech gaint reported another fund that is meaning to raise 20 billion JPY (around $185 million) to put resources into organizations inside "key high-development industries." While Sony launched a fund in 2016, this new vehicle — which is called Innovation Growth...

CCHub, Ventures Platform, Arigo Hub, see the Top 10 Technology hubs in Nigeria

With the technology advancement and innovation in the country, technology-driven individuals have seized the opportunity to design technology hubs, across various geographical regions, to collectively shape the world with technological innovation that mirrors that of Silicon Valley. Mymediaafrica.com presents the top 10 innovative hubs in Nigeria NG Hub Facebook launched...

Meet Mitchell Elegbe, CEO Of Interswitch, A Company Changing The Face Of Electronic Payments In Nigeria

Mitchell Elegbe is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Interswitch, an African-focused integrated payment processing company. He is an enterprising businessman, an engineer, a philanthropist and a recipient of various awards across Africa. Mitchell Elegbe is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from the University of Benin, Edo State (UNIBEN). He is an alumnus of...

Ventures Platform Launches Startup Nigeria 2019

Ventures Platform in Partnership with the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) has launched Startup Nigeria 2019. A 3-month Incubation program designed to provide free entrepreneurship skills training, mentoring, and funding to help Entrepreneurs and Innovators in Nigeria get the training, support, and access to the capital they need to grow their startups.

Meet Ethel Cofie, ‘Women-in-Tech’ leader and founder of Edel Technology Consulting

Ethel Cofie is a leading tech entrepreneur from Ghana and the founder and CEO of Edel Technology Consulting, a company that provides IT and software services as an enabler and catalyst for businesses to achieve their goals. Ethel is the founder of Women in Tech Africa, initiator of the 1st Pan African woman...

Why You Should Invest in Arigohub Tech Startups

These days, it's almost difficult to work without utilizing any type of technology. The entire business has affected the economic landscape in manners no other industry has done previously, and perceiving how quick it changes and advances, safe to assume that the industry’s growth is basically unstoppable. Putting resources into new companies was generally saved...

Naspers invests R30 million in “Uber for cleaning services”

South African technology startup SweepSouth gets R30 million investment from Naspers Foundry SweepSouth is an online cleaning services platform often referred to as the “Uber for cleaning services”, which aims to easily connect clients with trusted, reliable domestic cleaners. Naspers Foundry is a R1.4-billion startup fund which was created to...

Philip Hampson Knight: The Brain Behind Nike”

According to the thoughts of Swami Vivekananda regarding success “Take up one idea, make that one idea your life. Think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This...

Max.ng Sets to Introduce Electric Bikes After Raising $7 million Funding

Nigeria’s most popular, Bike hailing startup, Max.ng has closed a new round of funding. The startup recently secured $7 million funding from investors through a Series A round ($6 million) and grants ($1 million). Kenyan venture firm Novastar Ventures led the round. Other investors include Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Zrosk Investment Management and Alitheia...
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