Friday, December 6, 2019

Tanzanian Start-Up; Pharmlinks To Combat Fake Drugs In Africa

The problem of fake drugs is a nightmare that affects everyone around the world, including Tanzania. While the government has introduced regulations on medical businesses, there are still loopholes that allow people to sell fake drugs both online and in brick-and-mortar shops due to a lack of verification before drugs enter the market. ...

WeFarm Secures €11.7m In Funding for Its Agric-Ecosystem.

In the series A funding round led by Silicon Valley risk capital company True Ventures, with the involvement of AgFunder and June Fund among others, Wefarm, a virtual network for international, small-scale agriculture based in London, raises € 11.7 million. This funding round will help Wefarm further expand its 1.9 million farmers network and...

KUDA; Dispruting Banking in Nigeria.

Kuda's journey began years ago first as a dream and some lines of code and was known as KUDIMONEY, a statement from the company goes as; Although we were in love with the name “Kudimoney”, we had to change due to the frequent adoption of the "Kudi" name...

Meet the founder of ‘Tuteria’ who made 61 As,10 Bs and only 1 C

Godwin Benson graduated with a 4.85 CGPA (first class degree) from the University of Lagos where he studied engineering. Through out his study he had 61, As 10, Bs and only 1 c. He is the founder of the Tuteria app, a platform which connects professional tutors to students in their area and on...

Top 10 fastest growing Business sectors in Nigeria

Reports have it that: about a decade ago, tech investors primarily invested money in communication tools, social networks, and software as a service. Now the world of business sectors that call themselves technology companies has grown tremendously." Health and energy rank second and third, respectively. According to the report, the health sector secures about...

5 Nigerian Startups to watch out for

The biggest economy and most populated country in Africa, Nigeria is a paradise for startups and tech companies, with the Africa-leading support ecosystem and massive venture capital ready to back promising Nigeria businesses. Nigeria is a perfect place for companies aiming at explosive growth and a great base camp to conquer Africa and the world at large.

Top Five FinTech Startups in Nigeria

For a fact, Fintech is one of the most attractive tech sectors for investment in Nigeria and Africa at large, with Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya, leading the way on the continent when it comes to the number of hot Fintech investments.According to the report released on March 2019 by French Venture Capital (VC) firm Partech Africa;...

Top Five Tech Incubation Hubs In Nigeria

The essence of tech hubs is to provide the necessary mentorship including facilities to nurture startups into becoming a global phenomenon. Most importantly, tech hubs as resource centres are fashioned towards increasing the productivity of tech-oriented minds. In Nigeria today, there is an encouraging growth rate of technopreneurs who are driven by the motivation to achieve their...

Top Ten Most Innovative Technpreneurs In Nigeria

Currently, the Nigerian tech space is witnessing the engagement of different technopreneurs who are keen on changing the narrative of the African continent; thus beaming a global spotlight on Africa as ideas are transformed into problem-solving mechanisms to make lives better. The list of the top ten includes; Dr Arinze Madueke

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...

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