Techpoint Africa Podcast

The Techpoint Africa Podcast brings you the most important stories of the week on startups, technology and innovation in Africa. Listen in every Thursday afternoon (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, ...more

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October 25, 2019 00:14:42
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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...

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October 18, 2019 00:12:00
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Everton's SportPesa out in Kenya, Jumia loses $2.6bn market cap, yet another YC-backed 'failure'?

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Nigerian Twitter finds yet another trend after overflogging “Sco pa tu mana”. https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/15/twitter-trend-bomboclaat/ Facebook now has 33 million...

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October 04, 2019 00:09:02
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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 - east@techpoint.africa or https://twitter.com/victor_ekwealor on Twitter. Learn how to get funding for...

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October 01, 2019 00:13:06
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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...

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September 27, 2019 00:12:16
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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....

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September 24, 2019 00:12:51
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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...

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