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The owners of Jobberman and Brighter Monday, One Africa Media, have created a pan-African platform for recruiting across borders, called The African Talent Company. The plan is to take advantage of Jobberman’s presence in the Nigerian market and Brighter Monday’s in other parts of the continent to help clients hire from any African country. Link

Nestpick, the American apartment finder, recently researched the top 85 cities in the world for those looking to work in tech startups. Scores were calculated based on salary, social security, affordability, quality of life, and the ecosystem. Johannesburg was ranked the highest (71st) of the African cities listed, followed by Cairo (80), Tunis (83), Nairobi (84) and Lagos (85). Link

She Leads Africa just opened applications for its joint accelerator programme with Dark & Lovely, the 2017 Dark & Lovely x SLA Beauty Accelerator. The 10-week programme is for entrepreneurs who are running innovative businesses in the beauty industry. So, if your business fits the bill, you should check it out ?? Link

Funding opportunities

+ If you’re planning an innovative project that will address food waste/scarcity by exposing farmers to critical information, The World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator might interest you. Link

+ You should check out The Beanstalk Programme if you run a healthtech startup that’s working on wearable tech solutions for health issues. Link

Cranium One is looking for a General Manager who will lead and manage performance in operations, and also grow the Cranium One brand through events, public relations efforts, brand awareness, and local specialized support. Find out more here and send an email: to to apply.


+ Payporte is looking for a frontend developer and a backend developer. Send an email to to apply.

+ Imisi 3D is looking for a lab associate, so send your applications to: Applicants must live in Lagos.

Tizeti is piloting Unlimited Speed to combine with its Unlimited Download wifi service to prospective subscribers in Gbagada, Anthony, Ogudu, Maryland, Ikeja and environs. For Just N9,500 monthly, you can enjoy this upgraded experience. To sign up, click here, or call 01-4405610, 08172004139 or 08170590310

Upcoming events and deadlines

Lagos: The 2017 Logistics Professionals Conference on the 17th of Augustwill focus on helping professionals in the logistics space add value by taking advantage of technology that increases efficiency. Link

Lagos: The Business of Design, a designer meetup, on the 18th of August. Link

London: The sixth edition of Building Things for Nigeria, on the 17th of August. The event is for makers, entrepreneurs, product engineers, product visionaries, investors and people who are interested in building things but are yet to start. You can register here.

Lagos: TechCabal has scheduled an Office Hours session (August 23rd) with Mark Essien for entrepreneurs who would like help and advice with the challenges of running a startup as a technical founder. Seats are capped at 15, so register now.

Radar: Radar AMA sessions are back, and Yele Bademosi, founder and managing partner of Microtraction will be taking your questions on the 25th. Mark your calendar. Link 

Owerri: Owerri’s first major tech meetup will be held on the 26th of August. Register here.

Abuja: The Abuja Masterclass on the 31st of August will be ‘an introduction to Angel investing’ conducted by Tomi Davies. Check it out if you’d love to deepen your understanding of early-stage investing. Link

Deadline: African startups have three weeks left to enter DEMO Africa 2017. Link

That’s all

Francis Bulus Author

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