First Bank unveils digital lab for FinTech collaboration in Yabacon Valley, Lagos

As a platform for the bank to collaborate and advance with the rapidly evolving Financial Technology (FinTech), First Bank of Nigeria limited has unveiled its first digital Lab at “Yabacon Valley,” Yaba, Lagos. The digital lab was born out of a sheer determination to excite users with upcoming products and services while improving their overall […]

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Liquid Telecom & Afrinolly partner to launch startup support & training programmes

Liquid Telecom group has announced a partnership with innovation hub network AfriLabs. A partnership which is aimed at exploring new ways of supporting startups and promoting sustainable innovation across Africa. The series of joint programmes from digital skills training and workshops to accelerator competitions are designed to accelerate growth within the region’s tech startup communities. […]

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Paylater launches PayVest, to provide investment opportunities for users

Digital loaning platform, Paylater has now launched PayVest. A feature that allows users to invest their money with the company and provides the flexibility, convenience and stability you need, at one of the best interest rates you’ll find available – 15.5%. This interest rate by PayVest is quite large and asides being above the inflation […]

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Payment platform, Payant has processed N1 billion in transaction volume

Payant, a platform that is aimed at making Invoicing, sending and receiving money easy in Nigeria/Africa has reached a milestone. So far in 2018, the FinTech company have processed over N1,000,000,000 (One Billion Naira) in total transaction volume with over 1,600 registered merchants. African merchants are better for using Payant, as it helps them make […]

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Apply for the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship 2018

About To recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs, there is the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. Applications are open for the award which has over the past 9 years, attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education. health, transport, energy among others. It is divided into four: +Women Bell […]

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UNICEF to invest $100,000 in drone startups: Apply here

UNICEF wants to invest, via an innovation fund, up to $100,000. These investments which would be made in for-profit early stage drone startups that have the potential to benefit humanity are equity-free investments. Only registered startups in any of UNICEF’s programme countries are eligible to access the fund. The UNICEF innovation fund focuses on frontier […]

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Publiseer Selected As A Finalist To Pitch At Microsoft’s Accelerate Labs Demo Day

Nigerian digital publishing company, Publiseer has been invited to pitch at Microsoft Nigeria’s Accelerate Labs Demo Day, organized in partnership with The Future Project. On January 20, 2018, Publiseer was selected to participate in the Stream 2 of Accelerate Labs. Accelerate Labs seeks to activate small and medium scale businesses, to accelerate economic development through […]

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Digital savings platform, Cowrywise secures investmemt from Microtraction

Venture capital firm, Microtraction, headed by Yele Bademosi has invested an undisclosed amount in digital savings platform, Cowrywise. The firm, for a while has been accepting applications for investments from startups that have a technical co-founder. This investment in Cowrywise serves as their first ever. Cowrywise is a digital savings platform that allow users to […]

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