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Daily Archives: December 11, 2019

OPay appears to compete against Uber, Bolt in Nigeria with OCar

Opera-founded, OPay has launched yet another vertical; a car-hailing service called OCar. Coming just after it announced a $ 120m funding round led by Chinese investors, the startup seems to be taking on establlished players, Uber and Bolt Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The Lagos state government is on a mission to convert recreational parks into makeshift innovation centres

Moving away from the typical use of parks for recreation, the Lagos State government, through LASPARK, gives innovation-driven firms free spaces within state-owned parks for erecting low-cost innovation hubs Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Is Releaf.ng, the Y Combinator-backed agritech startup struggling or just under the radar?

In 2017, three Nigerian-Americans while studying in the US founded Releaf.ng, and made it into Y Combinator. Much hasn’t been heard about them since then, begging the question; is the startup struggling? Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps