Tag "Lagos"

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt

September 8, 2020 0

The CEO of Pan-African fintech unicorn, Mitchell Elegbe, is set to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 on September 16. He founded the company in Lagos

TradeDepot adds $10 million to add financial services to its supply chain services for African SMBs

July 14, 2020 0

Nigeria’s e-commerce startup TradeDepot, which connects international brands to small businesses in Africa, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding to expand

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8M Series A

June 17, 2020 0

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has closed a $13.8 million Series A funding round led by Deciens Capital and plans to hire 30 new staff

Visa’s Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

April 2, 2020 0

Visa has prioritized growth in Africa, and partnering with startups is central to its strategy. This became obvious in 2019 after the global financial services

These specialized Africa VC funds are welcoming co-investors

February 20, 2020 0

For global venture capitalists still on the fence about entering Africa, a first move could be co-investing with a proven fund that’s already working in

The Station: Lucid Motors spy shot and the birth of an AV startup

February 18, 2020 0

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After VCs spend millions Nigeria restricts ride-hail motorbike taxis

February 12, 2020 0

Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos has shaken up its transportation order. At the center are the West African country’s motorcycle taxis — referred to locally

TLcom Capital closes $71M Africa fund with plans to back 12 startups

February 5, 2020 0

VC firm TLcom Capital has closed its Tide Africa Fund at $71 million with plans to make up to 12 startup investments over the next

Africa Roundup: Trump’s Nigeria ban, Paga’s acquisition and raises — Fluterwave $35M, Sendy $20M

February 4, 2020 0

The first month of the new-year saw Africa enter the fray of U.S. politics. The Trump administration announced last week it would halt immigration from

Nigeria is becoming Africa’s unofficial tech capital

February 3, 2020 0

Africa has one of the world’s fastest growing tech markets and Nigeria is becoming its unofficial capital. While the West African nation is commonly associated

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