Music streaming platform, Spotify expands to South Africa, other countries

Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming subscription service, which has a community of over 159 million users, including over 71 million Spotify Premium subscribers and now across 65 markets worldwide has extended its tentacles further. They have launched in South Africa, alongside some other countries deemed to be great markets. According to a press release, […]

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Paystack partners Truecaller, to help more businesses accept payment online

In what would before now seem unlikely, Truecaller have partnered with Paystack in a bid to allow more merchants across Africa accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner. This would be by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, Truecaller SDK. Before now, Paystack as a mandation, requires all merchants who wanted to accept payments […]

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Two Nigerian Startups selected for Launchpad Accelerator.

Startups Launchpad Accelerator

The Launchpad Accelerator is a six-month acceleration program that matches top growth-stage startups from emerging ecosystems with the best of Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies – to help scale great products. Joining its fifth class, are two startups from Nigeria –  electronic medical records startup Helium Health and FinTech startup Paylater. Also, South African startup, Aerobotics […]

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TEDxYaba Scheduled for Saturday August 19th

TEDxYaba is holding on Saturday August 19th at Hall 1 Ozone Cinemas, E-Centre, Yaba. The Yaba area of Lagos houses the famous technology cluster in Lagos widely regarded as Nigeria’s Silicon Valley and is a melting pot for some of the finest innovators in the country, who in true TED spirit have built the ecosystem into what it […]

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