A tale of two Jacks

November 15, 2019 00:20:39
A tale of two Jacks
Techpoint Africa Podcast
A tale of two Jacks

Nov 15 2019 | 00:20:39


Hosted By

Emmanuel Paul Oluwanifemi Kolawole Chimgozirim Nwokoma

Show Notes

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? https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/13/jumiapay-saving-grace/ Interswitch is a unicorn but this London-based investor owns more than half of the company https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/14/helios-owns-majority-interswitch/ Kenya’s obsession with licences puts Swvl operations on hold. https://techpoint.africa/2019/11/13/kenya-licence-stop-swvl/ Plugs: 1. Join us at our office this evening (Nov 15) for Pitch Friday. https://eventprime.co/e/techpoint-pitch-friday-november-copy 2. Attend Techpoint Startup School 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 more stories.

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