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. read more

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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 … read more


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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. read more


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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. read more

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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. read more


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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. read more

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