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.
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.
This edition of Pitch2Win featured 10 startups selected out of 200 entries across various sectors, and the winner had to be solving a local specific problem.
The University of Lagos, Akoka hosted the TechMoney Africa summit, organised by the Unicorn Group, on June 10th and 11th, 2019, which featured a hackathon, a boot camp for budding entrepreneurs, a quick pitch session, panel sessions, case studies, and presentations from stakeholders.
The Lagos State DNA and Forensics Center (LSD&FC) was commissioned in 2017, and was hailed as the first “high-powered DNA forensic laboratory in Nigeria” with the mandate to conduct scientific investigation of crime in the state, using DNA analysis.
For centuries, Morocco has been at the intersection of commerce for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and in recent times, the country has focused on modernizing, with plans to become a major industrial hub. However, startups complain of a tough climate.