Sure Chill’s cooling technology harnesses a unique property of water to keep its vaccine and blood bank refrigerators cool for longer hours without power.
Ecoligo will use the funds to scale up its model, which provides businesses with solar power systems through crowdfunding, in Ghana and Kenya.
Electric motorcycles may soon become the face of shuttle within several African cities, as fossil-fueled vehicles give way to electric vehicles around the world.
SingularityU Abuja to explore and foster the use of Exponential Technologies for Good with local businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs.
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As part of efforts to make internet connectivity affordable and accessible to subscribers, Spectranet 4G LTE has introduced Spectra-cular data plans.
Have an innovative idea or a technology-based solution? Then apply for the 2019 USPF Changemaker Challenge and stand the chance to win from a pool of N3.5m.
On July 5th 2019, Ventures Platform Foundation, with the support of Google, held the seventh EDS edition themed “Promoting Digital Literacy in Nigeria” at Ventures Park, Abuja to discuss challenges/ issues facing digital literacy in Nigeria as well as recommend policy solutions.
Nigeria has a burgeoning tech industry that is attracting investment and attention from around the world, but the industry is not immune to a shortage of talent as it seeks to achieve its sky-high ambitions.
French media company Canal+ Group has completed the acquisition of ROK Studios, a Nollywood studio company that has produced over 550 movies and TV series as it attempts to gain a stronger foothold in French-speaking African countries.
On Thursday, July 11, 2019, TechCabal hosted its second townhall of 2019 to discuss the importance of renewable energy to Africa for improving access to electricity. The event also highlighted the challenges that exist in the renewable energy market and how they should be addressed.
Nigeria-based OPay has closed a new $50 million funding round, the largest for any Nigerian tech startup so far in 2019. The company will use the new funding to deepen its roots in the Nigerian market for all its digital businesses including ORide and OFood. It also has plans to expand to other African markets.
On July 2, Kwese Play users started getting errors that the service has been shut down. The company has since denied the shut down rumours, but the service has still not being restored due to issues with its platform provider Roku. This issue and the subsequent news about financial challenges at Kwese have fueled speculations about the future of the company’s services.
Lagos is the biggest market for bike hailing in Nigeria. With its over 20 million residents (reportedly), Lagos is the first market of choice for all bike hailing startups in Nigeria. Yet, Lagos is one Nigerian state that has imposed tight controls over motorcycle transportation.
Nigerian medical startup 54gene has secured a $4.5 million seed funding barely 7 months after it launched. The sum was raised from investors some of which include YCombinator, Fifty Years, Better Ventures, KdT Ventures, Hack VC and Techammer.
Ride hailing company, Uber says regulatory concerns will now play a bigger role in its expansion plans across Africa. The company made this known during a recent townhall event held in Lagos, Nigeria.
Founders Factory Africa (FFA) has partnered with Netcare run an acceleration and incubation program for healthcare startups. Both firms will provide funding and support to more than 35 healthcare startups across Africa.