• Flutterwave partners Trustwave to make secured online payment free for SMES

    Flutterwave partners Trustwave to make secured online payment free for SMES0

    In what could be an attempt to ensure a rise in the inclusion of businesses processing payments online, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji’s fintech startup, Flutterwave has joined forces with an international information security company, Trustwave, to ensure that SMEs and fintech companies that want to get their business PCIDSS-compliant can use its self-assessment wizard to do this

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  • Nest powered Visa Bootcamp is open to Fintech Startups in Africa

    Nest powered Visa Bootcamp is open to Fintech Startups in Africa0

    Startups providing financial solutions across Africa can now apply to be a part of a 4-day Visa Bootcamp holding in Nairobi, Kenya from the 24th -27th of March. The Visa Bootcamp powered by Nest will host seven selected startups and three developer teams from the pool of applicants in Nairobi, Kenya to accelerate their Fintech

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  • South Africa’s Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s price comparison site, Topcheck

    South Africa’s Silvertree acquires Nigeria’s price comparison site, Topcheck0

    Leading price comparison site for financial services in Nigeria, Topcheck has been acquired by Silvertree Internet Holdings for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2014 by Christian Wiesner, Jose Figueiredo and Thomas Pilar,  “the money supermarket of Africa”, as it has come to be known, Topcheck offers free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband

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  • African Startups: Apply to win up to $1 million in funding at the SpeedUp Africa 2017

    African Startups: Apply to win up to $1 million in funding at the SpeedUp Africa 20170

    Applications are open for African startups to be a part of the SpeedUpAfrica 2017 Bootcamp holding from 5- 9 July, 2017 in Lagos, Nigeria. The SpeedUp Africa 2017 is powered by Draper Dark Flow (DDF), a Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm, Google, ABAN and others. One hundred startups from the shores of Africa will get

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  • Register for Google Women Techmaker 2017 in Lagos

    Register for Google Women Techmaker 2017 in Lagos0

    As a way of celebrating the International Women’s Day 2017, Google is hosting the Lagos edition of the Women Techmakers Global Event Series, on the 8th of April, 2017. The Women Techmaker, an initiative that started in 2012 as a once-per-year event by the then VP of Google[x], Megan Smith and now headed by Head

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  • What BudgIT plans to do with new $3 million investment

    What BudgIT plans to do with new $3 million investment0

    Earlier this week, indications emerged that BudgIT’s , a Nigerian startup making government and public institution’s spending available to the public, has raised a $3 million grant for 3 years from Omidyar Network and Bill and Melinda Gates foundation forcing the Founder, Oluseun Onigbinde to officially corroborate the story this morning. Oluseun Onigbinde, who referred

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