MTN’s massive entry into the metaverse with 144 plots of digital land

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Africa’s biggest telecom company, MTN buys 144 acres of digital land in Africarare. (Africa’s first Virtual Reality metaverse featuring digital land) as the first African company to join the metaverse.  According to information from the company’s website and social media handles. The new purchase is in line with MTN’s transitioning efforts to go from just … Read more

African fintech Flutterwave valuation to over $3B after $250M Series D fund

Flutterwave valuation

African Fintech company Flutterwave has tripled it’s valuation with a newly raised $250 million Series D round. The payment company is now worth over $3 billion in just twelve months. The Series D round had in participation lead investor B Capital Group and other participating investors like Alta Park Capital, Whale Rock Capital, and Lux … Read more

20 Best No Code Platforms To Build Amazing Startup Products

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No code development can be considered a promising coding technique in businesses in the millennium age when software needs increasingly surpasses the amount of code accessible. The growth of the best No code platforms and Low-code movements worldwide has spawned a multi-billion-dollar company dedicated to making it possible for people who are not technically inclined … Read more

Nigerian Insurtech startup Casava raises $4m pre-seed to democratize insurance

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Nigeria’s Insurtech Startup Casava has secured US$4 million in pre-seed funding to deliver affordable and accessible micro-insurance services for millions of Nigerians.  The funding round, the largest pre-seed round for an African insurtech to date, was led by Target Global with participation from Entrée Capital, Oliver Jung, Tom Blomfield (Founder of Monzo) and Ed Robinson … Read more

AltSchool secures $1m pre-seed to develop tech talents in Africa

AltSchool founders and investors

In recent times the growth of technology in Africa has witnessed a major shift thanks to the outstanding development in the tech industry in Africa, Many Africans now have more access to quality training that helps in developing their skills. Right now, things are about to take another interesting turn with the emergence of alternative … Read more

14 Best Crowdfunding platforms for startups

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Through the use of online crowdfunding platforms for startups, the digital era has simplified things to raise cash for your company concept, charitable cause, or personal needs. To date, these networks have raised more than $34 billion globally, with simple-to-use features that ensure a seamless experience for both organizers and supporters. Whatever your motive for … Read more

How Ride-hailing Company Bolt, raises $712m to expand to more countries

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Global ride-hailing Startup, Bolt has raised its biggest funding till date, $712 million dollars (€628m) to aid the company’s expansion goals in 2022.  The investment round was led by Sequoia Capital and Fidelity Management and Research Company LLC with participation from Whale Rock, Owl Rock, D1, G Squared, Tekne, Ghisallo and others— bringing the company’s … Read more