How did ‘unicorn’ go from being used to describe mythical creatures to being used to describe startups that are valued at $1 billion or more?
Jumia Kenya has partnered up with Kenya’s Postal Corporation, Posta Kenya, so Kenyans can pick up at Kenyan post offices. And, Shield Finance becomes the second startup to qualify for 2015 DEMO Africa. Check out these and other stories that made the rounds across Africa today.
Techcrunch’s editor Jon Shieber will be part of the judges at Tech Showdown, a pitch event organized by Lagos-based online agency, Marvel Web.
WooCommerce is an open-source plugin for WordPress that enables Wordpress websites convert to e-commerce websites.
Verizon, US-based broadband and telecommunication company, has announced that it will be acquiring AOL, a multimedia mass media corporation, for $4.4 billion.
No, I did not make that statement. But someone did. Venture Capitalist, Fred Wilson of New York’s Union Square Ventures, a tech investors, believes that by 2020, the biggest tech company in the world right now — Apple — will not be as important. In fact, he doesn’t think it will be in the top three because […]