Tony O. Elumelu has congratulated the African Development Bank (AfDB), and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, on their commitment to African entrepreneurship, with the disbursement of US$2.5 million seed capital to the AfDB-sponsored beneficiaries of the 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. US$2.5m was released today, with the remainder expected…Read More
President Donald Trump blasted his predecessor Barack Obama for claiming that he’s responsible for creating legislation that caused economic booms in both of their administrations.
On Monday, Obama tweeted a photo of what appeared to be his signature at the foot of the Recovery Act, a stimulus package passed in February 2009.
“Eleven years ago…Read More
This is extraordinary
The Crown Prince of Dubai @HamdanMohammed just posted this video: "A major milestone in the quest to achieve 100% autonomous human flight."
The milestone is about speed (and perhaps altitude)
This isn't your ordinary jetpack…watch the whole clip pic.twitter.com/SoDquf5IAv
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) February 17, 2020
Singapore and Kenyan based Fintech startup ‘Wapi Pay’ has raised seed capital through the accelerator Future Hub making it its first Fintech Investment in Africa. The seed round raised also included Chinese Angel Investors.
Future Hub, the first Chinese accelerator in Africa and backed by Transsion Holdings was recently launched to support and…Read More
Nigerian fintech startup Carbon has set up a pan-African fund with the aim of addressing the lack of funding and support holding back budding tech entrepreneurs on the continent, it said in a press release.
The $100,000 Disrupt fund, said to be the first of its kind by an African fintech startup, will invest up to $10,000 per startup (for 5…Read More
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