The BackEnd explores the product development process in African tech. We take you into the minds of those who conceived, designed and built the product; highlighting product uniqueness, user behaviour assumptions and challenges during the product cycle. — Regular viewers of GQ‘s “10 essentials” are used to seeing the celebs go lyrical about their shampoos, […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Third year student at University of Lagos, David Mustapha, is trying to solve long food queues at eateries on campus. His company, OrderEat, aggregates these eateries and allows students order and receive […]
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.
The startup – which the group is saying will disrupt a $36 billion market – is joining a growing list of other food ordering and delivery startups in Rocket Internet’s investment portfolio
The proposition lies in the app interfacing between street and corner stores wherefore users can make purchases right from their phones and have it delivered to their houses or anywhere else they might be.