Y Combinator's impact in Africa

May 05, 2022 00:24:56
Y Combinator's impact in Africa
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Y Combinator's impact in Africa

May 05 2022 | 00:24:56

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Hosted By

Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

Y Combinator’s impact on African startups was the main topic of today's podcast. If you were not aware, Y Combinator is the Ivy League of accelerators and has backed some of the most successful companies globally, including Stripe and Airbnb. Some of the most valuable startups in Africa, including Wave, Paystack, and Flutterwave, are Y Combinator alumni.

On this episode:

0:55 - MTN and $39m 5G expansion into rural South Africa.

6:04 - Ripple effects of Y Combinator in Africa since 2015. Download the report here.

14:57 - Norebase's $1m raise and Incorporation as a Service API

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