Editor’s note: The headline of this article has been updated to reflect the fact that it speaks primarily to a difficulty in accessing capital. A previous headline read; “African startups have had a good Q1 2020; except those led by women.” African startups did well in Q1 2020 in terms of funding. Considering the current […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Kyane Kassiri was always drawn to the business and use case side of technology. Coming of age during the Arab Spring in Tunisia, Kassiri spent the early part of his career building […]
In a continuation of activity in Nigeria’s fintech space, Okra, an API fintech startup has secured a $1m pre-seed funding from TLCom Capital
Stears, the Nigerian media company that operates Stears Business, has raised $600,000 seed round funding to grow its team and information products.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) wants to provide an exemption for startups providing essential services during the lockdown in Nigeria. The agency created an online form on April 5 to identify essential services companies.
Lifestores raises over $1 million seed funding for its “mission to democratize access to quality healthcare” for Nigeria’s mass market.