Three cell phone lines, office line, house address, dynamic PayPal password; there is just nowhere to fit the BVN number on there. Sounds like you? Etisalat and NIBSS has a proposition you’ll love, or not. What else happened today?
The 2015 edition of the competition is hosted in partnership with the Innovation Hub in Pretoria and will provide R200,000 ($14,500) as a research and development budget to the winning idea.
Few days after Smile announced a 365 million cash injection, Afrimax announced it’s closed a $120 million funding led by the Tokyo-based diversified investment enterprise, Mitsui & Co. Now. Now it’s going to expand across Africa.
And it’s AGCNigeria that takes the day. The startup developer GenRX, an inventory management system that alerts pharmacy stored to stocks about to expire.
Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop will shut down next month. It’s been two years since Apple acquired the company. The vestiges of HotStop will now be used to buff up Apple ‘s native Map. Perhaps it’ll become as popular – and useful – as Google Maps.
WeThinkCode_ is inviting South Africa’s business leaders to come code off at its first Tech Leader Challenge. It’s all part of WeThinkCode’s drive to raise funding towards its free tuition coding academy that will launch next year.
It’s the next Radar AMA I’m on about. Google’s Program Manager for Developer Relations in SSA, Emeka Afigbo, will be on Radar for our interactive AMA session this Thursday. Everyone is invited.
A select group of South African tech entrepreneurs will be spending a week in London connecting and widening their network base at the Innovate 2015 conference this November.
What startup? OrderIn. In South Africa, the online food ordering service just layered its services onto WeChat. With the OrderIn official account on WeChat, users can order food right from the chat app and have it delivered to their location.
Applications to the Orange API challenge in France, Africa and Middle East will close tonight. The challenge is a competition for startups to come up with the best ideas that make use of the existing Orange APIs