Microtraction closes $15M Community Fund to invest in early-stage African startups
Microtraction, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Lagos has secured $15 million for the first close of its community fund to invest in pre-seed stage startups in Africa. With this fund, Microtraction intends to make first cheque investments into a minimum of 60 African startups. "Up to ~20% of those investments will get the quick top-up in their next round. So far, 20 investments have been made through this community fund," the firm disclosed. Founded by Yele Bademosi and Kwamena Affu
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Compliance is a critical issue in the incorporation and operation of a startup. To operate with ease and prevent unnecessary sanctions fintech startups need to understand the regulatory provisions of the country they operate.The regulatory agencies Nigerian startups must pay attention to at different stages of their operations and growth are the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAMA ACT), Federal and State Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), National Office f
Step-by-step: How to buy dollars from CBN in Nigeria (aka apply for PTA) with add. context
This article is broken down into a background story and then the actual step-by-step guide on how to buy dollars from the Central Bank of Nigeria. If you are not interested in the background story, please use the Table of Contents link above to jump to the step-wise guide.Background story—Much ado about USD in NGBuying dollars in Nigeria can be an extreme sport. The CBN simply doesn't have enough US dollars or FX to meet the demand from Nigerians—individuals, corporates, and importers/exporters.
Winter is coming: Europe scrambling for Africa’s natural gas
<div>With reduced flows of Russian gas to Europe, and the lingering threat of a full supply disruption in the dead of winter, the EU is increasing eyeing Africa's natural gas.</div>
Vodacom awards insurance cover to people with special needs and their defendants at the CRDB Bank Marathon￼￼
Vodacom Tanzania, the technology service company has awarded three winners with special needs an insurance cover known as Faraja Yangu under VodaBima product that will cover them together with their…
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Africa Tech Festival Looks to Empower SMMEs, Africa’s Future Rights Holders
Africa Tech Festival, the largest Africa-focused technology and telecommunications event turns 25 this year and will take place in Cape Town from 7 – 11 November. In 2020, according to the…
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Top 4 Platforms Where You Can Stream Live Football Matches Across Africa
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Latest Voice And Data Offers From Safaricom – 2022
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How do I keep my Safaricom SIM card alive when traveling abroad for a long time?
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Empower women entrepreneurs to shape tech development
Women entrepreneurs have made great strides in overcoming gender-related challenges and growing their businesses in an ever-changing economic climate.
According to the latest Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs, there has been improvements in rankings for both cultural perceptions of women entrepreneurs (up 9 places to rank 37th) and competitiveness (up 3 places to rank 25th) globally.
However, despite these successes, South Africa still falls by the wayside when it comes to its entrepreneu
Cross-sector collab can unlock financial inclusion in SA
Nomvula Nyandeni, business development lead at [email protected], discusses how innovative thinking and cross-sector collaboration is needed to ensure that appropriate financial services, and instruments are put in place for the benefit of lower living standards measure group.
Nomvula Nyandeni, business development lead at [email protected] Photo: Supplied/VentureburnFinancial inclusion is a key enabler in reducing extreme poverty in Africa. It provides a step forward for consumers in underserved and unbanked markets ac
KOBO360 Clinches Best e-Logistics Firm Award in Kenya
<div>Logistics firm KOBO360 has won the Best e-Logistics Platform award at the Digital Tech 100 Awards 2022. The Digital Tech 100 Awards are renowned for honoring and recognizing the top tech companies in Kenya that are producing ground-breaking technologies. KOBO360, which originates from Nigeria, was first launched in Kenya back in March 2019. It is […]</div>
Showmax Pro Skips on Ligue 1, Again, But At Least All Important Leagues Are Streaming Now
<div>One of the cheapest ways to watch live football is via Showmax Pro. Showmax, as we have said a ton of times before, is a video-on-demand platform developed by MultiChoice. Its Pro version costs KES 2100 and is even lower on mobile devices. That amount gets you live TV channels such as local television programming, […]</div>
Pass-the-Cookie Attacks Used to Bypass Multi-Factor Authentication and Gain Access to Corporate Resources
<div>Sophos is seeing a growing number of attackers — including active adversaries — using stolen session, or authentication, cookies to bypass MFA and access corporate resources. These stolen cookies allow attackers to impersonate legitimate users and move freely around a network. Once inside, there is really no limit to what they can do; they can […]</div>
WATCH: sneak peek, new electric Dodge Charger Daytona SRT
British journalist Jeremy Clarkson once publicly said he will never have an electric car, we wonder if this newly revealed Dodge Charger Daytona SRT might just turn his head.
Well of course this isn’t about him. It’s about this new beast of metal which surprisingly purr’s different.
Here’s what we know
We know that the SRT is a battery electric muscle car.
The Dodge is an electric concept that shows just what the company has in store for its post-2023 production in muscle machines.
This new half
WhatsApp hacks you never knew existed
Here are a few WhatsApp hacks you probably didn’t know existed.
Ever wonder how to bold your text right before you send a message?
Type an asterisk on either side of you text to make the word bold.
*Bold* = Bold or *Money* = Money
Use the underscore key to have your word in italics.
_train = train
Type a tilde on both sides of a word or phrase to cross out the text
~like this~ = (l̶i̶k̶e̶ ̶t̶h̶i̶s̶)
Select favourite messages
You can also star or mark messages as your
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