Friday, October 18, 2019

Lori E-Logistics Startup expands to Nigeria

Kenyan e-Logistics company, Lori, has officially announced its expansion to Nigeria in a bid to cement its footprint across Africa. The company, which is the largest e-logistics service provider in East Africa, launched in Kenya in 2016 to seamlessly connect cargo owners to transport in frontier markets. Over the past 10 months, Lori has...

Thrive Agric; birth and success story

Thrive Agric is an agro-tech startup which is among the first 12 startups selected for the Google Launchpad Accelerator. Uka Eje, is a farmer and a co-founder(CEO) of Thrive Agric.  Thrive Agric works hand in hand with smallholder farmers to provide them with the best inputs and machinery for their farms, data-driven advisory and...

Startups in Nigeria, with a Promising future

Every year, new companies in Nigeria spings up with hopes of becoming the next big success story. According to Disrupt Africa Startups Funding Report for 2018, Nigerian startups led the bulk of investment in Africa, recording over 58 startups with a total of $94.9 million from various sectors in 2018. Startups like: Andela, Flutterwave,...

Nigerian startup, makes 3D printed limbs for amputees

Thanks to innovators at the Northeast Humanitarian and Innovation Hub in Yola, Amputees in Nigeria now have access to 3D printed prosthetics. The hub which was set up in 2018 is purposed to empower tech enthusiasts to impact lives. According to Ahmed Tijani, one of the pioneers of this startup, it is not...

Malaysian Blockchain to Secure $30 Million in Funding.

Belfrics, Malaysian-based Blockchain startup with global network of digital asset as well as Blockchain solutions is looking to raise US$30 million through 1st round funding. This is due to the company’s successful start-up of Belrium, the world's first KYC compliant Blockchain to addresses Know-Your-Client issue. Furthermore, it recently released its...

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.

Why You Should Invest in Arigohub Tech Startups

These days, it's almost difficult to work without utilizing any type of tech. 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. The company is a R1.4-billion startup fund which was created to...

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...

Agri-tech startup Farmerline secures AfDB grant funding

Ghanaian agri-tech startup Farmerline is set to receive grant funding from the African Development Bank’s $23 million Agriculture Fast Track Fund. Farmerline, which leverages innovative mobile technology to extend access to financial services, information, and high-quality input directly to farmers resulting in increased yields and incomes, is one of 17 agribusinesses to benefit from...

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