It’s Wednesday, the 14th of October, 2015. Spinlet goes on the history books. Major milestones for a startup, more research data will be available soon to African startups, and oh, so much more, right here on the roundup.

Spinlet Becomes Nigeria’s First ISRC Manager

The ISRCs are unique identifiers for sound recordings and music video recordings developed in 1986 by the ISO, which helps to catalogue songs across the world and streamline rights management.

Orbi Drops An IOS App And Heads Over To Finland

Nine second voice notes can now be shared on Apple devices and the Orbi team hits another milestone. Yeah, so it’s winning all the way.

VC4Africa Launches Research Into Startup Performance In Africa

VC4AFrica just launched a research project to obtain the largest ever database on performance of startups in Africa.

The One Principle That Would Put Your Startup On The Global Map

One principle to rule them all, one principle to pwn them. One rule to jump the queue and in the midst rule them all.

CarPartsNigeria Wants To Save You Time And Money In Your Search For Auto Parts Replacements

Getting quality replacement for broken car parts could be a hassle in Nigeria. Everyone out there, that is not you, is trying to rip you off. This startup wants to help.

Mytoddlr Wants To Keep You Connected With Your Toddler All Day Long

Mytoddlr is a child care startup that uses technology to help you track your child’s activities and habits while keeping you up to date with his/her whereabouts.

The Seven Kinds Of Apps On Your Phone

There are at least 70 apps on my phone and I use only a fraction of them frequently. Others have gathered dust up to here while waiting for the order to uninstall.

What If We Had Wi-Fi Calling In Nigeria?

WiFi calling is part of the future of mobile communication. This article discusses what its entrance into Nigeria will be like for the telecoms environment.

Moving Or Expanding Out Of “Yabacon Valley”? A Few Things To Consider

There comes a time when a startup grows big enough and can not only walk on its feet but can do moonwalks and backflips. That’s when you begin thinking of expansion which involves a few variables.

Elsewhere, not covered on TechCabal

Econet announces 17.7% drop in revenue, 52% decline in profit in 2015 Half Year Results  {TechZim}

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has announced a 17.7% drop in revenue and 52% decline in profit in its 2015 Half Year Results.

Twitter to cut 336 jobs   {IT News Africa}

According to a report via the BBC, social media giant Twitter will be slashing 336 jobs – which is the equivalent of 8% of the company’s workforce.

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