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Techpoint Africa is a tech platform that amplifies the best innovations out of Africa through media, events and thought leadership

Techpoint Africa is a tech platform that amplifies the best innovations out of Africa through media, events and thought leadership
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Nigeria

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Techpoint Africa is a tech platform that amplifies the best innovations out of Africa through media, events and thought leadership

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YC values Flutterwave at over $150m, funds galore across Africa, battling child porn in Nigeria

10/4/2019
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Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Get in touch with Victor in Kenya - east@techpoint.africa or https://twitter.com/victor_ekwealor on Twitter. Learn how to get funding for your business and keep it: https://bit.ly/smeclinic3 Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Valued at over $150m, Flutterwave is Y Combinator’s most valuable company from Africa. https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/03/flutterwave-is-valued-at-over-150m/ With $55,000 in seed funding, this Nigerian hardware startup is...

Duration:00:09:02

It's a movement: #StopRobbingUs, TECNO parent IPOs, MacBook Pro banned on flights, Google WiFi down

10/1/2019
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Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Nigerian tech community fights back against SARS. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/nigerian-tech-community-fights-back-against-sars/ TECNO parent company, Transsion Holdings lists in China with little room for foreign investor participation. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/transsion-holdings-china/ Nigerian aviation authority, NCAA bans MacBook Pro Retina 15 on all flights....

Duration:00:13:06

Bolt(Taxify) 'hacked', CcHUB acquires iHub, SA bank workers vs Machines, NITDA vs Truecaller

9/27/2019
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Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: We were not hacked, our acquirer bank is to blame — Bolt (Taxify. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/26/bolt-debit-alerts/ Nigeria’s CcHUB fully acquires Kenya’s iHub. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/26/cchub-acquires-ihub/ South African bank workers to strike against digitalisation of their jobs. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/25/atms-to-shut-down-during-south-african-protests/ Nigerian government...

Duration:00:12:16

Less than 50k Netflix subs in Nigeria, Africans can earn from Facebook & $433m for new national ID

9/24/2019
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Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: There are probably less than 50k Netflix subscribers in Nigeria. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/24/netflix-subscribers-nigeria/ Video creators in Africa can now earn money from Facebook with ‘Ad Breaks’. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/19/facebook-ad-breaks-in-nigeria/ Why OPay office was shut down in Kano. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/21/real-reasons-opay-kano-office-shut-down/ Nigeria gets $433 million...

Duration:00:12:51

Andela's next poaching arena, GIG Mobility goes to Ghana, CBN's cashless drive & PlentyWaka in Lagos

9/20/2019
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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, Andela and GIG Mobility are going to Ghana, CBN is ramping up its cashless policy drive in Nigeria and PlentyWaka is the latest startup to bring online bus-hailing to Lagos. Listen every Tuesday and Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories.

Duration:00:12:26

Guess who's back? Nigeria Air?

9/17/2019
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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, Nigeria's national carrier project, Nigeria Air is "back", BudgIT co-founder Seun Onigbinde gets government appointment and then quits, exodus of startups from Akure. Listen in every Tuesday and Friday morning. You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories.

Duration:00:08:30

The 'OPaycalypse' is nigh, Kuda's $1.6m pre-seed, nosy mensturation apps

9/13/2019
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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, digital bank startup Kuda raises $1.6m pre-seed from angel investors, mass migration of top startup executives to OPay Nigeria and your period-tracking app may be sharing your data with Facebook. Listen in every Tuesday and Friday morning (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts

Duration:00:06:08

Pilot: Xenophobia Blues

9/6/2019
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This week on Techpoint Africa, MTN Nigeria share price fluctuates on the NSE, undesirable taxes on the African digital economy, Econet Media selling off shares in Kwese TV. Subscribe to the Techpoint Africa weekly newsletter at https://techpoint.africa/newsletter. You can find this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts

Duration:00:02:09

Bonus: Embracing Competition

9/2/2019
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During his one-on-one chat at Techpoint Inspired 2018, Chidi Ajaere, Chairman GIG Group talks about embracing competition. Subscribe to the Techpoint Africa weekly newsletter at https://techpoint.africa/newsletter. You can find this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts

Duration:00:00:31