Startups

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Kenyan Prop-tech Startup Launches Kijiji For Real Estate Agents

Aug. 24, 2021, 12:52 p.m.

Called Kijiji, the property management product is expected to help real estate agents and landlords to manage their rental units easily and affordably.

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Third Nigerian Fintech Unicorn Birthed As OPay Secures $400 Million And Shoots To A Value Of $2 Billion

Aug. 24, 2021, 12:09 p.m.

Record has certainly been achieved as OPay secures a $400 million funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, the venture capital arm of Japanese conglomerate, SoftBank. This is the first time SoftBank Vision Fund is investing in an Africa-based startup.

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Plentywaka Acquires Ghana’s Mobility Startup Stabus And Secures A $1.2 Million Seed Raise

Aug. 23, 2021, 3:56 p.m.

"Plentywaka's acquisition of Stabus is a firm statement about our commitment to grow and build the largest shared mobility startup in Africa, one country at a time.

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Nigerian B2B E-commerce Startup Secures $10.5 Million Series A To Empower Informal Retailers

Aug. 23, 2021, 12:11 p.m.

According to the founder, Alerzo was set up to empower the millions of women who are the backbone of consumer commerce in Nigeria’s $100 billion informal retail sector.

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Tunisian Edtech Startup Launches Cloud-based Learning Platform Across Borders

Aug. 23, 2021, 10:58 a.m.

Junior Robotics Lab has developed more than 70 interactive lessons with real-life examples, 3D animations, gamification, coding challenges, and a progress tracker.

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A Leaked Bill For Nigerian Startups Reveals A Theme Of Licenses, Fees, Fines, And Sentences

Aug. 19, 2021, 1 p.m.

The bill declares that tech companies making an annual turnover of N100 million (~$200,000) will have to pay a levy of 1% of their profit before tax.

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