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Daily Archives: November 23, 2019

UPDATE: What Nigerian agritech startup, Releaf has really been up to since Y Combinator

Since moving to Nigeria and graduating from Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 batch, Releaf’s have remained primarily in stealth-mode. Techpoint however reached out to them recently to gain some insight into what they’ve been up to. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

OPay, PalmPay and a long line of Chinese investor interests in Africa

There is a competition brewing between OPay and PalmPay, and this thinking is down to the strong investor network of both sides. But how deep does the investor tie really go? Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

What is really happening in the Nigerian data protection compliance space

In this guest contribution by legal consultant Enyioma Madubuike, he attempts to provide practical considerations about the NDPR compliance process for companies looking to make a decision and other stakeholders involved. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian web hosting company, GigaLayer, acquires Russian web hosting company, HUB8

It is not often you hear about a Nigerian startup acquiring a foreign-owned company. But Nigerian web hosting company, GigaLayer has acquired Russian-owned HUB8, a leading global web hosting company. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: African Giant

This week on social media; Burna boy’s abum gets Grammy nomination, #SayNoToSocialMediaBill and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Motorcycle-hailing operators in Nigeria’s biggest city may pay up to $503,000 annually to operate

After protracted negotiation battles with government and transport unions, motorcycle-hailing operators in Lagos have reached a dangerous middle ground Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps