Moyin_Adeyemi_My_Life_In_Tech

My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. I’m on a treadmill trying to complete a two minute stretch of intense run when I feel some pain on my right knee and I fleetingly ask myself ‘What Would Moyin […]

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At a packed hall in Lagos, a gathering of education and technology enthusiasts cheered for a milestone moment: the launch of Nigeria’s first book on artificial intelligence for primary and secondary schools. The eight-chapter book illustrated with animations is written by Olubayo Adekanmbi, convener of Data Science Nigeria (DSN). His organisation has taken an active […]

The Chinese backed startup OPay is continuing its move to become a super app with the launch of OCar, its ride-hailing service in Lagos, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Benin. OCar is the company’s latest vertical in an ecosystem that already includes offerings for food (OFood), bike-hailing (ORide), classifieds (OList), three-wheelers (OTrike) and bus-hailing (OBus). […]


Press Room
Partner
19th November 2019

Rubies have distilled, simplified and codified banking capabilities/systems and made them available as APIs.

Asset and Resource Management (ARM) and Ventures Platform have launched Labs by ARM 2.0, a FinTech-Focused Accelerator Program designed to support the best early-stage companies solving the hardest problems in the financial industry. This program is designed to get them to some level of product-market-fit and to massively acquire more users. This time, we’re targeting […]

In furtherance of its vision democratise Artificial Intelligence (AI) and position Nigeria as a future global powerhouse in the fourth industrial revolution, the convener of Data Science Nigeria (DSN), Olubayo Adekanmbi has released a first-of-its-kind book that simplifies Artificial Intelligence for primary and secondary schools pupils. This effort is in alignment with DSN’s roadmap to […]


Quiz, Renewable Energy, Series, Technology
15th November 2019

Hello! Is this thing on? Many people have accused of not being fun (hi, haters) and so we’re introducing a new weekly feature: the TechCabal Quiz. Take the quiz, screenshot your answers, tweet at us, and share among your friends!



Regulatory Approval Means Visa’s Interswitch Deal will Close in Q1 2020
Business, ecosystem, FinTech, News, Technology
13th November 2019

Visa has officially confirmed that it has acquired a stake in Interswitch, one of Africa’s biggest fintech companies. The deal is now subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020. Once completed, Visa will join firms like the IFC, Helios Investment Partners, TA Associates as shareholders. Both companies […]

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Your current home address is much simpler than the one invented two hundred and fifty years ago in 18th century Europe. When autocrats of the time gave orders for houses to be numbered, it was to reinforce administrative control over subjects: track soldiers evading combat, collect more taxes, keep the people in check. Private mail […]


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