SVB and Signature Bank shut down, Naspers closes Foundry, Another Meta layoff, OpenAI's GPT-4

Episode 165 March 16, 2023 00:36:48
SVB and Signature Bank shut down, Naspers closes Foundry, Another Meta layoff, OpenAI's GPT-4
Techpoint Africa Podcast
SVB and Signature Bank shut down, Naspers closes Foundry, Another Meta layoff, OpenAI's GPT-4

Mar 16 2023 | 00:36:48

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Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

This episode is also available on YouTube - https://youtu.be/ELoHjZCj-bs
 
Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast we look at some global events in the tech space that may affect the African tech ecosystem.
 
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Timestamps
00:00 - Intro
02:53 - Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank shutdown
10:27 - Meta lays off again
16:47 - Nigeria launches $672 million fund for tech entrepreneurs
20:07 - Naspers shuts down Foundry
27:03 - OpenAI launches GPT-4
 
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This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and Gracious Sede
 
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