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FirstBank Is Hosting Technology Entrepreneurs At Its #LetsTalkTech Conference

FirstBank Is Hosting Technology Entrepreneurs At Its #LetsTalkTech Conference

Nigeria’s FirstBank is holding a Tech Conference, called “Let’s Talk Tech”at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos today.

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Three startups emerge winners of Seedstars Durban, advance to finals in Johannesburg

The Durban leg of Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, took place on June 8 with three startups emerging winners. The winners are You, Baby and I, an online platform that allows moms to experience brands by matching them to location and interests, Guardian Angel Safety Solution,


Gauteng-based Giraffe expands to Cape Town & Durban

Giraffe, a Gauteng-based mobile recruitment startup, has announced the expansion of its low-cost recruitment agency service to Cape Town and Durban. Giraffe aims to reduce unemployment in South Africa by being the fastest and cheapest way for businesses to recruit medium skilled workers. Giraffe works by enabling medium-skilled jobseekers to create a CV on their


In Nigeria, Small-Scale Solar Plants Are Letting The Sunshine In

Until recently, small-scale rooftop solar projects have been under-utilised in the country, with diesel generators a far more common source of primary energy supply to these locations. Now, advances in solar technology are making this clean energy more affordable.


CcHUB launches new EdTech programme, expands operations to Abuja

Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a leading Lagos-based incubator and accelerator, has announced the consolidation of its education programme into re:learn, an open living lab focused on learning and the smart application of technology in schools. re:learn will now serve as the new umbrella for all education initiatives at CcHUB, which has been operating in the Education


WeChat Partners Two Nigerian Startups, To Help Them Grow And Reach More Customers

WeChat, a leading social communication platform has announced a unique partnership with two Nigerian startups to help them grow and gain access to its fast-growing audience. Through the partnership, the startups – and Traclist, will offer various discounts to customers/users who use its services on WeChat. Traclist, an online fashion marketplace, will provide a