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  • Nigeria’s digital taxi-transportation service, MAX, receives $7.5 million in funding

    Nigeria’s digital taxi-transportation service, MAX, receives $7.5 million in funding

    June 23, 2019 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria’s digital taxi-transportation service, MAX, receives $7.5 million in funding

    The uMunthu fund has acquired a share in MAX, the motorcycle hailing app in West Africa. MAX has raised around $7.5 million from a group of investors including NovaStar Ventures, Yamaha, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Zrosk Investment Management, and other...

  • DIYLaw Nigeria

    All-female Nigerian startup takes top prize in Netherlands

    January 13, 2016 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on All-female Nigerian startup takes top prize in Netherlands

    DIYlaw.ng, a Nigerian female founded technology company, recently won the Innovating Justice Award for the SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge for East and West Africa – A challenge which was organised by The Hague Institute for the...

  • SweepSouth wants more African startups in US accelerators

    December 15, 2015 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on SweepSouth wants more African startups in US accelerators

    Applications are open for the next batch of 500 Startups companies, and home cleaning platform SweepSouth, which has just returned from its four-month programme in San Francisco, believes that more African entrepreneurs should be taking up the chance. Aisha...

  • Nigerian entrepreneurs urged to embrace Innovation

    October 30, 2015 • Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian entrepreneurs urged to embrace Innovation

    The CEO of Supermart.ng, Raphael Afaedor has urged entrepreneurs in Nigeria to see the many problems in Nigeria as opportunities for them to solve financially rewarding problems. Afaedor who made this statement while speaking during a panel session at the...

  • Google celebrates Nigerian SMBs

    September 18, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Google celebrates Nigerian SMBs

    Google Nigeria hosted small and medium business entrepreneurs at an event aimed at demonstrating how the web and its internet-based products are positively impacting local businesses. The event which held at the VCP hotel in Lagos was tagged #GrowwithGoogle,...

  • 5 Nigerian startups take on 2015 MITx Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    July 20, 2015 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Nigerian startups take on 2015 MITx Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    The 2015 MITx Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is set to be held between 23 & 28 August 2015. The bootcamp will be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and will host 5 startups hailing from Nigeria. According to MITx, 50 candidates were selected from...

  • Technology will drive growth in Africa over the next five years

    January 22, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Technology will drive growth in Africa over the next five years

    Chika Nwobi and Kresten Buch of Nigerian startup accelerator and funding programme 440ng discuss, with IT News Africa, the tech trends which will shape Africa in the next five years. Africa is booming and a lot of this economic growth stems from investment in...