September 23, 2019
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  • Parkcrowdy Emerges Winner of TNE Incubation Program

    The Demo Day of The next economy incubation track 2 program held at the Abuja campus of the wennovation Hub. Parkcrowdy is startup disrupting parking system in Nigeria, Packcrowdy is leveraging on technology to help reduce traffic congestion in parking lots in the country. All the finalists have been under…

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  • TrainQuarters – Africa’s first all-in-one online course platform berths

    It all started as a dream; now it has become a reality. TrainQuarters – the very first all-in-one online course platform to be created in Africa – has berthed. TrainQuarters enables people to conduct courses, and is geared at eradicating illiteracy in Nigeria and other African countries. This is the…

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  • Google Launchpad Accelerator 4 begins….60 African start-ups supported

    Googlewill train 60 African startups for three years, representing over three million dollars in equity-free support, working space and access to expert advisers from Google, Silicon Valley and Africa. Fola Olatunji-David, Head, Google Startup Success and Services, made this known at the commencement of Class Four Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa…

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  • Silas Adekunle shuts down Reach robotics – What happened?

    Less than a year ago, Technopreneur presented the amazing story of Silas Adekunle – Nigeria’s celebrated robotics engineer who created the world’s first gaming robot MekaMon. He has been celebrated across the world as one of the 30 Under 30 in European Technology. Consequently Adekunle secured series of funding from…

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  • OCP Africa, Moroccan varsity partner to boost Africa’s Agritech capacity

    Capacity building for Agritech start-ups in Nigeria received a boost recently as the Impulse Start-up Accelerator programme was hosted in Lagos, Nigeria, to help start-ups in agritecth. The programme, an initiative of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), is supported by OCP Group and its subsidiary OCP Africa and the…

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  • AfriLabs teams-up with ABAN to launch co-investment fund

    In a sign that Africa’s start-up space is bound for ‘big wins,’ the African Business Angel Network (ABAN) and AfriLabs  have launched a co-investment fund. This plan is expected to increase the network of funders with massive funds for African growth-stage entrepreneurs. It is expected to ensure proper tracking of…

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  • Xenophobia: How CREN seeks to turn Nigerian returnees into renewable technologists

    It’s no longer news that the news space has been dominated by the raging xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Nigerians have been affected with many businesses destroyed, and as a result the evacuation of victims from the crisis-strewn streets of South Africa back to Nigeria has commenced. While this is…

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  • Innovate 1 Pay to serve FinTech needs of Africans in Dubai

    Innovate 1 Pay, an African payment gateway brand, is expanding operations and provision of financial technology services to African expatriates in Dubai. Mahmood Ahmadu, Chairman Innovate 1 Pay, says the company would consolidate cooperation and integration between Dubai and several African countries as well as tap into the market to…

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  • Judging panel announced for Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

    The semi-finalist judging panel for 2019 Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has been announced. The judges to include the founder and CEO of SoleRebels, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, who owned the premium coffee brand, Garden of Coffee. The other judge is Fatoumata Ba, a technology entrepreneur and venture capital investor currently…

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  • Gokada temporarily suspends operations

    It’s not good news for bike commuters in Lagos as popular bike hailing app Gokada suspends its operations…for now! In a message via its verified Twitter handle, the management simply said it wanted to improve on its operational template for seamless service. Users of the app had complained on Wednesday…

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