• Stears-Team

    Nigeria’s Stears Raises $3.3M to Address Africa’s Data Shortage.

    Stears, a Nigerian data and intelligence company, has raised $3.3 million to address Africa’s data shortage. A Nigerian data and intelligence company, Stears has raised $3.3 million to expand into East and Southern Africa, improve its data collection and analytics capabilities, and acquire talent. MaC Venture Capital led this...
  • Africa Bitcoin Conference

    Jack Dorsey To Speak At Africa Bitcoin Conference.

    Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, will speak at the first Africa Bitcoin Conference in Accra, Ghana, from December 5 – 7, 2022. The first Bitcoin Africa Conference will take place in Accra, Ghana, December 5-7, 2022, with Jack Dorsey, chairman of The Block and co-founder of Twitter, serving as...
  • Microsoft’s Appoints Kunle Awosika for It’s Africa Transformation Office.

    Kunle Awosika, a seasoned Microsoft employee, has been named Managing Director for the Africa Transformation Office to drive its strategic digital transformation initiatives across Africa. Microsoft veteran and Africa expert Kunle Awosika assume the position of Managing Director for the Africa Transformation Office as Wael Elkabbany steps into a...
  • Suzuki_Moove

    Report: Moove & CFAO’s Suzuki Cars Receives Zero-Safety Rating.

    The Suzuki brand of vehicles from CFAO Motors and Vehicle Financing startup, Moove received zero safety ratings and are declared dangerous for our roads. For its mobility entrepreneurs in Ghana and Nigeria, Moove, an African mobility fintech firm, partnered with CFAO Motors, the continent’s most prominent automotive distribution network...
  • Roam

    Kenya’s Roam Launches Electric Buses Targeting Public Transport.

    Kenyan electric vehicle manufacturing company Roam has launched electric buses for public transport. An electric bus aimed at public transportation has been introduced by Roam Electrics, a Kenyan manufacturer of electric vehicles. The 90-passenger Rome Rapid electric bus provides space for both standing and seated travellers and is powered...
  • timbuktoo

    Accra to host Timbuktoo AgriTech Pan-African Innovation Hub.

    Timbuktoo, the UNDP’s brand-new and daring innovation project, will have a Pan-African AgriTech Innovation Hub in Accra. Accra, Ghana, is set to host a Pan-African AgriTech Innovation Hub of the new and bold innovation initiative, timbuktoo, of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This was announced during the lively...
  • Microtraction

    Microtraction Announces Inaugural Closing of Community Funding.

    Pan African VC Microtraction has raised $15 million in the first close of its second fund, Microtraction Community Limited. A $15 million first close of Microtraction’s second fund has been announced by Microtraction, an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in African internet entrepreneurs at the pre-seed stage. The...
  • Location Spotlight

    Twitter Launches Location Spotlight To Promote Businesses.

    Twitter’s new location spotlight lets local businesses display their address, hours and more information at the top of their Twitter profile. Twitter has introduced Location Spotlight, which enables professionals with physical places of business to share their address, contact details, and other relevant information so that clients can get...
  • The MEST Africa Challenge Is On For 2022.

    Pre-seed to seed stage technology startups in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, and South Africa are invited to apply to participate. MEST Africa has officially announced the opening of applications for the 2022 MEST Africa Challenge. The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is an Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training program,...
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