These 5 Nigerian EdTech startups are taking education beyond classrooms0

EdTech has massively transformed education around the world in the last five years, and it is impressive that Nigeria is catching on. Meet the Nigerian startups that are re-imagining education in the light of today’s technological innovations.     1. Tuteria Tuteria is an online marketplace connecting users with qualified tutors within their neighbourhood, to master the… Read more These 5 Nigerian EdTech startups are taking education beyond classrooms0

Olu Assistant — sort your daily tasks with an auto-assistant

There’s an irony of life that often catches up with everyone: seemingly little tasks are the biggest eaters of productive time. Such tasks are often cloned in several forms: could be booking a flight, hailing a cab, ordering flowers for the family anniversary, just name it. Did I mention a never-ending to-do list? In the bid to free up time and be… Read more Olu Assistant — sort your daily tasks with an auto-assistant

Nigerian fintech company wins Startup Istanbul Demo Day

Nigerian fintech company Advancio Interactive has been crowned winner of the Startup Istanbul Challenge, becoming the second African startup to win the international competition since its inception five years ago. This year’s Startup Istanbul brought together over 4,000 delegates and 500 startups from 65 countries around the world; in a four day programme of keynotes,…… Read more Nigerian fintech company wins Startup Istanbul Demo Day

This Kenyan health startup is eyeing Nigeria

The healthcare sector in Nigeria has been very active in recent times particularly the continuing spread of the Monkeypox disease. But the country is not the only one in Africa struggling with outbreaks. In Uganda, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed the country is struggling with another viral disease outbreak. But just beyond the border… Read more This Kenyan health startup is eyeing Nigeria

Global LinkUP; Pharrell Williams now works in a startup

For the Global LinkUP this week, multi award winning singer and producer Pharrell Williams now works for a startup, and Amazon is rethinking ecommerce as we know it. Pharrel Williams and the startup life Joining the likes of JayZ, Will.I.am and Dr. Dre, multi award winning singer and producer Pharrel Williams will be joining a… Read more Global LinkUP; Pharrell Williams now works in a startup

Meet the 10 startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Harare 2017

We’re counting down to October 27th, 2017 when 10 of Zimbabwe’s most promising seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Regional and Global Seedstars Summits. This would give the winner a chance to win up to USD 1 million in equity investments and other prizes. After pre-selection rounds, Seedstars World has… Read more Meet the 10 startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Harare 2017

Over $1 million for fintech startups, ₦2 million equity-free cash for entrepreneurs and more

Just like trains on high speed, opportunities move across the globe on a daily basis. There are so many opportunities to explore this week. Entrepreneurs particularly have a lot to gain. Browse through the exciting list and do not hesitate to apply where and when necessary. Techpoint Build 2018 Happening in Lagos on January 27,… Read more Over $1 million for fintech startups, ₦2 million equity-free cash for entrepreneurs and more

African e-health startups multiply but only 44% are mobile based

The number of African e-health startups is accelerating continent-wide, but contrary to popular assumptions the majority of these ventures do not leverage mobile phones. According to the High Tech Health: Exploring the African E-health Startup Ecosystem Report 2017, released by Disrupt Africa, 115 e-health startups are currently operating in 20 countries across Africa. The number… Read more African e-health startups multiply but only 44% are mobile based

Nigeria’s IkokuOnline.com among 100 Startups Selected for Startup Istanbul

Nigerian-owned ecommerce platform for auto parts, IkokuOnline has been selected for the 2017 edition of Startup Istanbul, an exclusive gathering of leading startups, internet companies, angel investors and venture capitalists from Europe, Africa and Asia. IkokuOnline is among the 100 startups selected from a total of 25,000 applications received from over 135 countries across Europe,… Read more Nigeria’s IkokuOnline.com among 100 Startups Selected for Startup Istanbul