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Nigerian-Owned Online Video Marketplace, PublicVine Receives Around $10 Million “Series A” Investment

US-based online and mobile social video marketplace, PublicVine founded by Nigerian entrepreneur, Nam Mokwunye, has received “Series A” investment of around $10 million as it plans to commence its global commercial launch in June 2014.


Nigeria’s Funny Videos Discovery Platform, FunnyLeni Wins $20,000 In 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge

FunnyLeni, an emerging funny videos discovery platform that aggregates hilarious local videos has emerged one of the regional winners of the 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge.


15+ Online Video-On-Demand Platforms For Africa Worth Watching In 2014

So you think iROKOtv is the only online video-on-demand platform to watch movies, documentaries, TV series, soaps and shows from Africa? Here are 15 video-on-demand platforms for Africa — you’ve probably never heard of — that are worth watching in 2014.


What To Expect From Samsung At CES 2014

As technology companies gear up to make big product announcements at this year’s International CES event in Las Vegas, Nevada which is expected to have more than 3,200 exhibitors and 152,000 participants from more than 150 countries, Samsung Electronics has given us a hint of what we should expect from the consumer technology giant.


iROKOtv Raises Additional $8 Million In “Series D” Funding From Kinnevik and Rise Capital

Just about a year since it raised $10 million in Series B and Series C funding from US-based Tiger Global and Sweden-based Kinnevik, iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of African movie content online has secured an additional round of $8 million.