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[Startup Interview] Tomiwa Majekodunmi, CEO, NASPA, Nigeria
13-07-2018 | 08:21:00
National Solar Power Authority, NASPA, a pioneer startup in solar installations, is running an ambitious model of allowing customers access and pay electricity through recharge cards as is the case with mobile phone vouchers.
Mobile savings app, Piggybank.ng, secures £1.1M seed funding
31-05-2018 | 10:26:00
Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng, an online and mobile app savings platform targeted at African Millennials, today announces that it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1M.
[Startup Interview] Jerry Oche, CEO, Growsel, Nigeria
29-05-2018 | 12:42:00
Growsel is a Nigeria based Agritech startup that is working with farmers to simplify activities from farm to folk using ICT.
Lidya raises $6.9 million in a Series A Round led by Omidyar Network
24-05-2018 | 09:43:42
Lidya, the digital financial services platform focused on improving access to credit for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises in Africa has raised $6.9 million in a Series A investment round, one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.
Paxful expands Africa investment with launch of Nigerian Blockchain Incubator Hub
10-05-2018 | 14:09:06
Paxful, a global peer-to-peer bitcoin technology company, is building a blockchain technology incubation hub in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its growing investment in Africa.
European Investment Bank and AfDB collaborate to support private sector investment in Nigeria
19-04-2018 | 14:25:24
The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business and agriculture investment in the country.
Fintech startup Zoto grows transaction base by 56%
12-04-2018 | 11:56:55
Zoto, a product of Hedonmark Management Services Limited and Nigeria’s growing payment solution, today announces that its transacting user base and order volume grew by 56% and 200% respectively.
Farmcrowdy bolsters farmland by 175% with launch of 7,500 new acres
09-04-2018 | 09:44:24
Farmcrowdy, Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced the launch of 7,500 acres of new maize and rice farms in Nigerian states, Kaduna and Kwara.
[Startup Interview] Rahmon Ojukotola, Founder, StartCredits, Nigeria
26-03-2018 | 09:12:00
StartCredits is a Nigerian financial technology startup that is redefining borrowing by offering competitive terms that reduce interest rates while advancing transparency.
Startup Rensource raises $3.5m to take affordable renewable energy to more Nigerians
30-01-2018 | 13:28:00
Rensource, a Lagos-based renewable energy startup, has raised $3.5 million in bridge financing to expand its business. This is coming nearly 2 years after a previous seed round of $1.1m in 2016.