Month: March 2018

Nigerian Terragon Group Bags USD 5Mn From TLcom Capital

Lagos based data analytics firms Terragon Group has raised USD 5 Mn from African VC TLcom Capital. Terragon Group provides businesses with

Facebook Launches Business Training Programme For Nigerian Women, Partners With She Leads Africa

Facebook has announced the launch of #SheMeansBusiness Nigeria, an initiative designed to inspire and train female entrepreneurs across the country

Nick Imudia Overtakes Konga’s Operations After Shola Adekoya Resigns

After more than a year of leading Nigeria’s e-commerce platform, Konga, CEO, Shola Adekoya on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, announced

Flutterwave Partners With Flywire For Cross-Border Payments In Africa

A global payments platform Flywire has announced, in a press release, plans to partner with Nigeria’s Fintech platform Flutterwave to


Hewelett Packard Enterprise Acquires South African Startup, Cape

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE, in a news release, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Cape Town and San Francisco based Cape

Chat To Get Insured – FinChatBot Is Boosting The Conversions For Insurers

Ever faced a long holding time while connecting to a customer support channel? The answer, a resounding YES. But wait,

Banned In Egypt, Tipping Feature In South Africa -The Uber Anomaly

Coming out of a tumultuous week, Uber has had its license withdrawn and doors shut in Egypt after a drawn-out

Nigeria’s Agri-Tech Startup Farmcrowdy Creating Farmers Without Farms

Remember the popular maxim that defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.

Data Centre Provider Teraco To Expand Its Cape Town Facility And Build Another In Gauteng

Teraco that completed its Bredell hyperscale data centre last year, with deployment of space of over 6000m² and a municipal power supply

Nigerian Healthtech Startup LifeBank Secures USD 61 K From Germany’s Merck Accelerator

Nigerian healthcare startup LifeBank has been shortlisted for the 6th round of the Merck Accelerator programme in Germany. A statement

Tony Elumelu Foundation Selects 1250 Entrepreneurs for 2018 Programme

The Foundation in a press release announced yesterday, its 2018 cohort of 1,250 African entrepreneurs with the most innovative, high-potential business

China’s Tencent Loses $24 Billion In Market Cap After Naspers Cuts Down 2% Stake

South African media giant Naspers is selling up to 190 million shares in China’s Tencent. The accelerated bookbuildsale could earn