Nigeria

  • Africa Day

    Meta teams up with African creatives for Its Africa Day Campaign.

    Meta celebrates Africa’s growing cultural impact on the world through a new campaign dubbed “Made by Africa, Loved by the World”. Facebook’s parent company, Meta today announced the relaunch of its global campaign “Made by Africa, Loved by the World,” which was first launched in 2021, as part of...
  • Nigeria’s Lemonade Finance Secures $725k pre-seed Funding Round.

    Nigerian fintech startup, Lemonade Finance, has raised $725K in pre-seed funding for a project aimed at improving access to financial services for African diaspora investors. Nigerian fintech startup Lemonade Finance has secured a US$725,000 pre-seed funding round. The round was led by Y Combinator and other investors Ventures Platform,...
  • E-Naira, Africa’s First Digital Currency, Launched in Nigeria.

    Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria has launched the continent’s first digital currency, the e-Naira issued and regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, has introduced the e-Naira, the continent’s first digital currency. They join a select group of countries around the world that have adopted the...
  • Reselr.com, a reselling platform made easy, debuts operations in Nigeria

    A social commerce platform that connects people to sell, resell and buy products or bookings, Reselr has launched its services in Nigeria. reselr.com is a new online platform that makes it easy to sell anything you have quickly and securely. From one-time individual sales to full-time sales support for businesses...
  • Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways Commences Operation After Receiving AOC

    Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways led by Founder & CEO Babawande Afolabi to commence operations after receiving its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). On August 9th, Green Africa Airways finally received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The...
  • Moove Raises $23 Million in Series A Funding to Democratize Vehicle Ownership in Africa

    African mobility fintech startup, Moove to provide revenue-based vehicle financing, empowering individuals across Africa to own their own vehicle. Moove, an African mobility fintech, today announced that it has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Speedinvest and Left Lane Capital, with participation from DCM,...
  • Google Partners With Maliyo Games To Launch Game Development Program

    Maliyo Games, a Nigerian company that creates casual mobile games to share the experiences of everyday Africans with a global audience has partnered with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. Maliyo Games, a Nigerian mobile game developer has announced a partnership with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in...
  • Nigeria’s Fintech Startup, Okra Gets $1M Pre-Seed Funding From TLCom Capital

    Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $1mn pre-seed fundraise from TLcom Capital, strengthening its push to build the infrastructure for Africa’s next wave of fintech innovation. The platform is building the first API in Africa to retrieve real-time financial data from a bank account to any web or...
  • Opera’s Africa fintech startup OPay raises $120M from Chinese Investors

    Africa-focused fintech startup OPay has raised a $120 million Series B round backed by Chinese investors. Located in Lagos and founded by consumer internet company Opera, OPay will use the funds to scale in Nigeria and expand its payments product to Kenya, Ghana and South Africa. Series B investors included Meituan-Dianping, GaoRong, Source Code Capital,...