Techpoint Africa Podcast

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The Techpoint Africa Podcast brings you the most important stories of the week on startups, technology and innovation in Africa. Listen in every Friday morning (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts
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Latest Episodes…

  1. OPodcast, OChinese takeover, OKing of Exits and OEverything in-between

    Read all the articles referenced on today's episode here. https://techpoint.africa/topics/techpoint-africa-podcast-14/ Attend Techpoint Startup School, Dec. 2 - Dec 6, 2019. https://school.techpoint.africa/ Listen every Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for ...

    2019-11-22

  2. A tale of two Jacks

    Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Everything that happened when Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey visited Lagos, Nigeria. https://techpoint.africa/topics/jack-dorsey-in-nigeria/ Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba, was in Nigeria too. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/14/alibaba-group-founder-jack-nigeria-visit/ TECNO parent company enters African mobile payments with PalmPay. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/13/transsion-enters-african-payments-with-palmpay/ Meanwhile OPay suspends its bus-hailing service, OBus in Lagos. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/14/obus-suspended/ Is Jumia pivoting into a fintech company? ...

    2019-11-15

  3. Of red flags, Truecaller privacy intrusion and multiple taxes

    Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Common red flags in dealing with investors, according to Nigerian startup founders. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/05/red-flag-nigerian-investor/ How Truecaller might have cost this Nigerian user over $13,000. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/04/truecaller-cost-nigerian/ Uganda forces telecoms to list on securities exchange; this may be good for the economy. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/04/uganda-telecoms-good-for-economy/ Airtel is winning the battle for supremacy in ...

    2019-11-08

  4. Nairobi vs Lagos, what's in a name?, iRokotv going public, Kobo360 going global

    Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy: What’s in a name change? https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/28/ministry-communications-digital-economy/ Jason Njoku is taking iROKOtv public. https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/25/irokotv-is-going-public/ Kobo360 is planning an expansion into America, Asia and the Middle East. https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/31/kobo360-global-south-expansion-plans/ Plugs: 1. Attend Techpoint Startup School https://school.techpoint.africa/ 2. Mobility & Logistic startups overthrowing fintech https://intelligence.techpoint.africa/form.php?report=NSFR2019Q3 Listen every Friday at ...

    2019-11-01

  5. When should founders step down as CEOs of their startups?

    Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Formerly BitPesa, African currency trading solution startup AZA, raises $15m funding. https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/22/formerly-bitpesa-aza-raises-15-million-dollars/ When should founders step down as CEOs of their startups? https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/24/when-should-founders-step-down-as-ceos/ These websites expose private CAC details of company directors, shareholders https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/23/websites-expose-private-cac-details/ Telcos, Bank CEOs, and USSD charges: A two-faced narrative of silence and finger-pointing https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/24/telcos-bank-ceos-ussd-charges/ Plugs: 1. ...

    2019-10-25