While working with leading online retailer in Africa, JUMIA, two entrepreneurs — Tunde Kehinde and Ercin Eksin — decided to team up and solve the problem of logistics, so they founded A-Post (or Africa Post) to deliver world-class logistics solutions to both businesses and consumers.
ListMe.ng doubles as a local search platform and business directory site connecting businesses together in order to solve common day problems. The site aims to connect businesses in all areas to end users, so as to meet and provide them with the business service they need. ListMe has a range of business categories ranging from…
The world’s largest PC maker, Lenovo, now sells more smartphones than PCs, according to its latest earnings report released today. In the report, Lenovo revealed that it sold 15.8 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2014, compared to 14.5 million PC sales and attributed its rise in smartphone sales to the market shifting from…
One of the issues/challenges a start-up or any kind of new business face is finding an affordable and quality office space to operate within.
Lendico, the online peer-to-peer banking service available in Europe and Africa, has just reached the milestone of R3,000,000,000 in loan demands globally
Twinpine Network, Africa’s largest premium advertising business, has appointed Thomas Mbalu as Country Manager, East African region.
WebConnectPlus, an online payment gateway powered by electronic transaction switching and payment processing company, eTranzact has reduced its set-up fee from N150,000 to N60,000 in order to make it affordable for businesses to accept payments online.
Here’s a guide to setting up a verified PayPal individual account in Nigeria.
PayPal, an online payment platform which allows you to make online transactions and is widely used by millions of websites is entering 10 new countries this week, including Nigeria, according to Reuters.
South Africa’s cloud-based enterprise software company, Wyzetalk has received a “Series A” funding round of R8 million (about $750,000) from Clifftop Colony Capital Partners, a Cape Town-based venture capital and private equity investment firm.
A Lagos-based creative design company, CreativityKills has launched a petition on the Change.org website that asks online payment company, PayPal to bring its service to Nigeria and help unlock the huge growth potential in the country’s fast-growing e-commerce sector.
While Google was busy throwing in the trowel on its online local classified ads product, Trader (launched in 2011) in late 2013, one of its execs, Lola Masha was eyeing the opportunity that lied in this fast-growing e-commerce space, albeit with a competitor.
Online retailer, Konga is experiencing major issues with its affiliate programme launched last October which basically allows blogs and websites to earn a commission for selling Konga products through their platforms, Techloy has learnt.
Africa’s most influential technology blog, Techloy.com has won the ‘best business blog’ award at the first annual African Blogger Awards. The Awards are the first true, impartial measure of the reach, resonance and relevance of an influencer’s channel based on scientific metrics, rather than through peer nominations. [Via: Memeburn and African Blogger Awards]
Raphael Afaedor, the former co-CEO of JUMIA Nigeria who officially left the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce company in January 2014, is finally breaking his silence today with the announcement of a new venture.
PayLater, a new buy-now-pay-later service is pioneering credit-based online shopping in Nigeria.
Following its launch in Lagos and Abuja, leading online food ordering service in Africa, Hellofood has added Port Harcourt allowing customers to order food from 13 restaurants including The Promise, Pepperoni, Just Relish, Eldorado, Skippers.
After announcing that it has reached over 2,000 hotel listings across Africa, leading online booking site, Jovago is now partnering with local travel agents to help them earn revenue while booking hotels on its platform.
Since the Cash-less Policy was introduced in Nigeria in March 2012, the landscape for digital financial services such as mobile money, card payments and electronic funds transfers has changed rapidly, but the awareness and usage of these services remain low, according to a new study by EFInA and InterMedia.
We’re bringing you live coverage of the digital financial innovation workshop by EFInA, a DFID-funded financial sector development organization that promotes financial inclusion in Nigeria.