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IHS Lagos Innovates Center 4h
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One of the easiest ways to perform online transactions is by dialling USSD codes from any mobile phone. Right now, MTN subscribers in Ghana who use iPhones might be having difficulty using USSD codes
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From a lack of knowledge to antiquated documenting systems, industries in Nigeria have not taken advantage of technologies that could transform their domains. We compare two industries in Nigeria on how they handle data.
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A Nigerian Communication-as-a-Service startup, Termii, announces a $30,000 seed fund secured from Microtraction and Transsion-backed Future Hub
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Having worked for classifieds sites Efritin and Cheki, Gbenro Dara has now taken up the role of managing director in another yet another classifieds company, Opera’s recently announced vertical, OList
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All you need to know about Camon 12 Air
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Against the odds of traditionally held beliefs and biases in Africa, Kenyan-based Bluewave Insurance is leveraging mobile technology to demystify and make insurance more accessible in Africa
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[UPDATE, 20 November, 2019]:  has reached out to Techpoint. According to co-founder Emmanuel Udotong, the startup is still very active, albeit withdrawn from public view. Headline has been updated to accurately reflect article's original intention.
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All that happened at DevFestLagos 2019
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From software reseller to producer: How John Obaro built a multi-million dollar company in SystemSpecs
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Some African startups have revealed plans to list on stock exchanges outside the continent. But based on the discouraging performance of ICT companies already listed in these bourses, should they think twice about such moves?
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Techpoint Africa Nov 19
Replying to @Atundelawal @GokadaNG
Hello. Gokada and MAX Okada are two different companies. MAX launched the first bike-hailing service in Lagos and Gokada followed. You should read this
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Techpoint Africa Nov 19
Opera-founded, OPay has launched yet another vertical; a car-hailing service called OCar. Coming just after it announced a $120m funding round led by Chinese investors, the startup seems to be taking on establlished players, Uber and Bolt
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Techpoint Africa Nov 19
The Lagos State government, through LASPARK, is offering innovation-driven firms free spaces within state-owned recreational parks for erecting low-cost innovation hubs
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Techpoint Africa Nov 19
In 2017, three Nigerian-Americans while studying in the US founded , and made it into Y Combinator. Much hasn't been heard about them since then, begging the question; is the startup struggling?
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Adewale Yusuf Nov 18
Paying #360, 000 per bike to NURTW is absurd. For Nigerian motorcycle-hailing startups, government seems to have abdicated regulatory responsibility
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Techpoint Africa Nov 18
Instagram recently started hiding likes on posts globally. As an Instagram user, do you think this affects you? Please vote and/or reply with your reasons, and RT also.
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KAYODE SEGUN SUNDAY Nov 18
Replying to @Techpointdotng
Likes is less important though over hyped. People REACHED is the most important while ENGAGEMENT (comments & action buttons) is second. I support the "let lay the LIKES to sleep".
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Techpoint Africa Nov 18
Sim Shagaya's brainchild, E-Motion Advertising was recently acquired and we reported it as his first company. However, we take a look at four different projects Sim started and failed at before he founded E-Motion Advertising.
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Tee Nov 18
“Over the years, there have been unconfirmed reports that transport unions in the state are unofficial revenue streams. In 2015, an estimate put the unions’ earnings at between ₦4.7 billion ($12.98 million) and another reported ₦500 million ($1.38 million) recently.” Mad!!!
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