The question of skill availability, readiness and use cases both current and potential for emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, virtual reality/extended reality (VR/XR) were at the center of conversations which took place at the Emerging Technologies townhall last Friday with organisations across various sectors, regulators and innovators in attendance. The first panel set […]
Emerging technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) bring distant innovations and ideas closer to populations that may not ordinarily afford them. This was shared by Judith Okonkwo, the founder of Imisi3D, an Extended Reality startup, at TechCabal’s Townhall on emerging technologies. Virtual Reality is a computer technology that simulates real environments using remote systems. Through controllers […]
According to Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Founder of Rise Labs and CEO of Passnownow, the future of edtech is dependent on politicians. Toyosi was speaking at the TechCabal Townhall on Education and The Future of Work.
On Friday, September 27, 2019 we convened our largest townhall yet. Largest, not because it focused on mobility and logistics in Africa, which you’d agree is fast replacing fintech in the pace of growth and innovation in the sector, but also the line up of speakers and programming which moved away from what we’ve done […]
Investor interest in Africa’s logistics industry is growing in recent years. Over the last two years, African logistics startups have raised millions of dollars from investors. But according to Obi Ozor, CEO of Kobo360, there is a growing realization that without efficient distribution and supply chain operations, businesses like agriculture and e-commerce will not scale. […]
There’s been an emergence of specialized ride-hailing solutions from two-wheelers to auto-rickshaws and very recently, boats. But the sector faces regulatory and infrastructure challenges and it is barely scratching its potential.