Country: Uganda

Techpoint Africa

Disney’s Iwájú to premiere in 2023; will we see a Nigerian launch soon?

Key takeaways  At its fan event — D23 — on Friday, September 9, 2022, Disney+ revealed a first look at Iwájú, a series set in a […]
September 15th, 2022
TechCabal

👨🏿‍🚀TechCabal Daily – Ugandan parliament passes Computer Misuse Bill

9 SEPTEMBER, 2022 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TGIF 🎊 If you’re an Android user jealous about all of Apple’s announcements on Wednesday, we’ve got good news for […]
September 9th, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Layoff Convos #2: How companies decide who to lay off. Looking deeper at 54gene, Wave and SWVL

Key takeaways The reasons for laying off often determine the strategies to be adopted for choosing who to let go. However, some previous actions could put […]
September 7th, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Layoff Convos #1: Why are highly valued tech companies massively laying off employees?

Key takeaways Nigerian startups — Kuda and 54gene — are in the news for laying off parts of their workforce like their African counterparts: SWVL, Wave, […]
September 6th, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Google has selected 60 African startups for its second Startups Black Founders Fund (BFF) cohort, with 23 Nigerian and 12 Kenyan grantees

Google has selected 60 African startups for the second cohort of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund (BFF). Healthlane, Ajua, Bee, Mapha, Eversend, Norebase, Lifebank, […]
September 6th, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Clear monetisation strategies and regulatory engagement: How African fintechs can position for growth

The news According to a recent report by McKinsey, Ghana is set to lead growth in Africa’s fintech sector, with the country projected to experience a […]
September 1st, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Kenya’s fintech startup, Pezesha, secures $11 million in pre-Series A to expand its embedded finance offering

Kenya’s fintech startup, Pezesha, has secured an $11 million pre-Series A equity-debt round and has expanded into Nigeria, Rwanda, and Francophone Africa. Women’s World Banking Capital […]
August 30th, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Nigerian fintech startup, Grey, raises a $2 million seed round to expand into East Africa

Grey, a Nigerian fintech startup, has raised $2 million in a seed round to expand into East Africa. It also plans to launch its business-focused product, […]
August 29th, 2022
WeeTracker

Fintech Startup Watu Credit Secures USD 7 Mn Investment

Fintech Startup Watu Credit Secures USD 7 Mn Investment Verdant Capital, a specialist corporate finance firm, has announced that its Verdant Capital Hybrid Fund has made its first investment, in Watu […]
August 18th, 2022
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