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. YC values Flutterwave at over $150m, funds galore across Africa, battling child porn in Nigeria

    Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Get in touch with Victor in Kenya - [email protected] or https://twitter.com/victor_ekwealor on Twitter. Learn how to get funding for your business and keep it: https://bit.ly/smeclinic3 Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Valued at over $150m, Flutterwave is Y Combinator’s most valuable company from Africa. https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/03/flutterwave-is-valued-at-over-150m/ With $55,000 in ...

    2019-10-04

  2. It's a movement: #StopRobbingUs, TECNO parent IPOs, MacBook Pro banned on flights, Google WiFi down

    Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Nigerian tech community fights back against SARS. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/nigerian-tech-community-fights-back-against-sars/ TECNO parent company, Transsion Holdings lists in China with little room for foreign investor participation. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/transsion-holdings-china/ Nigerian aviation authority, NCAA bans MacBook Pro Retina 15 on all flights. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/macbook-risk-to-aviation-safety/ Google Station, Google’s free ...

    2019-10-01

  3. Bolt(Taxify) 'hacked', CcHUB acquires iHub, SA bank workers vs Machines, NITDA vs Truecaller

    Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: We were not hacked, our acquirer bank is to blame — Bolt (Taxify. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/26/bolt-debit-alerts/ Nigeria’s CcHUB fully acquires Kenya’s iHub. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/26/cchub-acquires-ihub/ South African bank workers to strike against digitalisation of their jobs. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/25/atms-to-shut-down-during-south-african-protests/ Nigerian government investigating alleged privacy breach by ...

    2019-09-27

  4. Less than 50k Netflix subs in Nigeria, Africans can earn from Facebook & $433m for new national ID

    Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: There are probably less than 50k Netflix subscribers in Nigeria. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/24/netflix-subscribers-nigeria/ Video creators in Africa can now earn money from Facebook with ‘Ad Breaks’. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/19/facebook-ad-breaks-in-nigeria/ Why OPay office was shut down in Kano. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/21/real-reasons-opay-kano-office-shut-down/ Nigeria gets $433 million for a 5-year national ...

    2019-09-24

  5. Andela's next poaching arena, GIG Mobility goes to Ghana, CBN's cashless drive & PlentyWaka in Lagos

    Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, Andela and GIG Mobility are going to Ghana, CBN is ramping up its cashless policy drive in Nigeria and PlentyWaka is the latest startup to bring online bus-hailing to Lagos. Listen every Tuesday and Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple ...

    2019-09-20