Quidax become first African crypto exchange to list on CoinMarketCap

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Quidax, a Nigerian-based cryptocurrency exchange has announced its listing on CoinMarketCap, one of the world’s leading sources of cryptocurrency-related market data,  With this announcement, Quidax is now the first fully African owned crypto exchange to be listed on CoinMarketCap. This listing represents a milestone for Africa in the $1.84 trillion global crypto market and Nigeria … Read more

How Earnipay raises $4M to help employees receive on-demand salary access

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Nigerian financial technology startup Earnipay is now on a mission to establish a flexible and on-demand salary access to income-earners and employees in Africa, the startup has raised $4 million in seed financing led by early-stage venture capital firm Canaan. The round was led by Canaan and with participation from XYZ Ventures, Village Global, Musha … Read more

YC-backed Duplo raises $1.3m pre-seed to digitize B2B companies in Africa

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Nigerian-based and Y Combinator backed Fintech startup, Duplo has raised USD$1.3 million pre-seed funding to provide technical solutions to problems around inefficiencies in terms of moving goods from manufacturers and suppliers to retailers; usually involving collecting cash through a network of agents. The $1.3 million pre-seed funding round was led by early-stage pan-African VC firm … Read more

13 Top Fintech Companies & Fintech Startups to Know in 2022

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The fintech industry is growing and evolving daily with various Top fintech companies and platforms coming forth with the aim of competing with the traditional financial payment and banking system. Fintech companies in the world currently have been rated to be the fastest-growing sector, which it has truly proven to be. With over 12,000 fintech … Read more

PayDay hits over 17,000 users six months after launch

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PayDay hits over 17,000 users six months after the launch of the Fintech startup, based by Nigerian entrepreneur, Favour Ori has become the primary Rwandan organization to enroll in the distinguished Techstars Toronto Accelerator software in 2021. Top Reasons for Employee Turnover What is Payday? Payday is the quickest and most efficient way to generate … Read more

Insurtech Startup Octamile raises $500k pre-seed to reduce financial loss through digital insurance

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Octamile raises $500,000 pre-seed funding. In the words of Gbenro Dara, Founder and CEO of Insurtech Startup Octamile, only 5 to 10 Africans have any form of insurance protection, even though insurance is a veritable sector that has the potential to elevate the economy of the country. Octamile, an Insurance technology startup that enables insurance … Read more

Building the Future: Imo Economic Summit Group throws weight behind Imo Startups Weekend 2021

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Imo state-based Victoria Farms and Imo Economic Summit Group has shown their support towards  Imo Startups Weekend which will be held in Owerri Nigeria from Friday, December 3 to Saturday, December 4, 2021. Here’s everything you need to know about the event. The Imo Startups Weekend is one of the biggest tech events held every … Read more

How Nigeria Fintech Brass intend to provide a far-reaching banking solution for African businesses

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In Nigeria, there are hundreds of Fintech startups providing virtually the same services or even close services, but when it comes to the Nigeria Fintech Brass payments are different, and there are a number of features that make this startup outstanding among others.  With the proliferated number of FinTechs in Nigeria, many small and medium-sized … Read more

Healthtracka, RentSmallSmall and more African Startups join Techstars Accelerator Program

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Sometimes in life, the only way to leap before you walk is to learn from others’ mistakes. As an early-stage startup, especially a first-time founder, you do not want to make the mistakes and errors that founders before you have made, so what if you could learn from their mistakes? How is Techstars Accelerator Program … Read more

Andela becomes the Latest Unicorn in Africa at $1.5 billion Valuation

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Andela, an initially African-based software engineering tech-talent startup that connects tech talents to companies, has secured $200 million series E funding led by SoftBank vision Fund 2, the venture capital arm of the Japanese business empire. The round now values the startup at $1.5 billion.  Andela has now become the latest African-focused startup to change … Read more

Bumpa raises $200k pre-seed to build e-commerce solutions for African merchants

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Bumpa, an African-focused e-commerce solution startup helping African retailers manage and grow their businesses from their mobile phones, has raised a $200k pre-seed funding round.  Bumpa’s Pre-seed funding This round had participation from various VCs including Greencap Equity, HOAQ Club, Whogohost Venture Arm, Rizq Investment Group, Microtraction, DFS Labs, Aidi Ventures, Prosper Otemuyiwa, Oo Nwoye, … Read more

How Tech startups in Africa have raised $1.1 billion investment in 2021

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Tech startups in Africa have so far had the best year ever when it comes to VC funding. The venture capital market in Africa has consistently witnessed growth from what it used to be, over the years it has witnessed increased influx of capital from both local and international investors. For the record, report from … Read more

10 Top highest paying companies in Canada

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We would be looking at the highest paying companies in Canada you can work for. Truth is, for many reasons a Company might be one of the best but might not be paying the most. We Curved this list to only tech Companies in Toronto Canada. Tech Startups worldwide have become an integral driving force … Read more

Nigerian SEC Vs Investment Companies in Nigeria

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Nigeria Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 8, 2021, released a circular issuing a strong warning to both intending investors and unregistered online trading investment companies in Nigeria, which boast of facilitating access to securities and foreign based Investment. In a circular released on the Commission’s website, instructed unlicensed investment platforms … Read more

Know The Top 20 Reasons Why Startups Fail

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In the past few years, Nigeria has experienced 61% of the startup’s failure in the business sector, so we make findings to know the reasons why most startups fail. Most startups in Nigeria barely makes it to the next stage of business before going down the drain. Yes, there are great untapped business markets in … Read more

Startups in Nigeria Doing Amazingly well in 2021

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The year 2021 has been unfolding different events and happenings. For instance, at the time of this writing, the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed about 393,000 deaths; the issue of racism that has been on the rise is another issue. While big tech companies might have the resource and time to put measures in place to … Read more