Here are the news making the rounds today in the tech world:
E-payment processing company, Interswitch has launched a $10 million for e-payment startups.
The Nigeria-based African Courier Express has received $850,000, which is part of the $2.6 million raised by Interswitch and other partners.
Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan invest in the South African startup, Snapplify, which basically makes eBooks available to students intranet.
Finally, there’s Apple for everyone. You can now access iWork and iCloud. All you need is an Apple ID.
The hackathon will feature entrepreneurs, stakeholders, sponsors, professors from Universities in Ghana, representatives from WordPress, US embassy, Facebook to create solutions to some of West Africa’s biggest social issue.
One of the winners of Airtel’s Catapult-a-startup, PushCV, launches a platform to search out 5000 outstanding employees from the labour market and connect them to employers.
Elsewhere on the web:
Uganda records 18.5 million registered mobile money users compared to its 10,011 users seven years ago. There are six providers in the mobile money transfer services, namely; MTN, Airtel, Uganda Telecom, Orange (now Africell), M-cash and Eeezy Money.
Jovago Received an Anti Money Laundering Certificate from EFCC
African online hotel booking platform Jovago has received a certificate from Nigeria’s Economic and Financial to guard against financial crimes.