Apply: World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Accelerator Program 2018-2019

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) comes as an initiative of Qatar Foundation (QF), which was designed to support the development of innovative education initiatives with high potential for scalability and positive impact. Also, as tradition demands, the call for application for the 2018-2019 WISE Accelerator is now open!   This innovation summit and […]

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Digital Africa Startup Challenge 2017

Digital Challenge Africa

Have you got an innovative solution that could help Africa’s development?  The Agence Française de Développement (AFD, the French Development Agency) and the Banque Publique d’Investissement (BPI, the French Public Investment Bank) invites you to submit an application to the Digital Africa Startup Challenge 2017. The AFD and the BPI want to encourage and support […]

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500 Startups’ Geeks On A Plane Tour is Coming to Africa – Lagos is the first stop

Lagos has constantly positioned itself as a hub for entrepreneurship and tech innovation. In recent times, the city has played host to some of the biggest names in the tech industry which include Steve Case Co-founder America Online, Micheal Seibel CEO of YCombinator and Mark Zuckerberg Founder of Facebook to name a few. Over the […]

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Startup Grind Lagos Hosts Bola Akindele

Startup Grind Lagos

As you may already know, Startup Grind Lagos hosts monthly fireside chats with established entrepreneurs and investors to inspire and educate startup founders. However, for the first time, Startup Grind Lagos will be interviewing the CEO of a publicly traded company, in the person of Bola Akindele – the Founder and Group Managing Director of Courteville […]

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Paga to the rescue – cashless payments still possible on Uber

Paga and Uber Logo

Paga, Nigeria’s foremost mobile money transfer firm  partners with Uber to make cashless payments possible in the midst of the current foreign exchange crisis. It is no longer news that some Uber riders have had issues making payments for their rides with local debit cards. In some instances, riders have been charged more than the amount shown […]

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