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Google Calls On African Start-ups To Apply For Virtual Africa Accelerator Programme.

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Google has announced the commencement of applications for its three-month virtual accelerator programme for startups in 17 African countries. The countries include: Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda,…

Nigeria Crypto P2P Platform Among Eight Performing African Fintech Start-ups Selected For Investment Fund Programme.

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Eight African fintech startups have been selected to participate in the latest edition of the GreenHouse Lab Accelerator with one Nigeria crypto exchange fintech startup making the mark. The accelerator, which is the first-ever pan-African fintech accelerator is an initiative…

First Regulatory Framework For StartUps in Nigeria Underway.

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Bill to regulate fintech and cryptocurrency. The collaborative bill calls for suggestions A bill to regulate startups in Nigeria is on the works through collaborative efforts of Nigeria tech ecosystem players and representative of Nigerian government. The journey began in…

How to Access the N75 billion Nigerian Youth Investment Fund

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You can now check and see full details on how to access the N75 Billion Nigerian Youth Investment Fund if you qualify.

UNICEF Crypto Fund Announces $100,000 Funding Grants For Startups

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The UNICEF Innovation Fund and Crypto Fund announced a public funding grants for startups offering blockchain solutions to apply for gransts (up to $100,000 and cryptocurrency combined).

Raise, a Private Equity Exchange Simplifying the Future of Fundraising in Africa Opens Access to Beta Platform.

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Raise, a private equity exchange simplifying the future of fundraising in Africa has opened access to its Beta Platform. Raise, a Nairobi-based startup has created a solution for founders who may find it hard to successfully achieve their goals following a fundraise

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Announces Plans to Establish a Regulatory Sandbox for Cryptocurrency Businesses in Zimbabwe.

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The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, the country’s apex bank, is looking to put up a regulatory sandbox for crypto companies in a view to shift from its previous anti-cryptocurrency stance.  Some experts believe that the proposed sandbox was initiated by…

Federal Government of Nigeria Donates N97.3 billion to Fund Young Innovators in Blockchain Technologies and Other Technologies.

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The federal government of Nigeria has released N97.3 billion to fund young innovators who are pssionate on developing great technologies for the digital economic growth of the country.  Moreso, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released N90billion soft loan…

Nigeria SmartBag Blockchain Pioneer and Provider, Temie Wins Jack Ma’s $250,000 Funding for African Startups.

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At the grand-finale of the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) held in Accra, Ghana. The smartBag blockchain pioneer Temie Giwa-Tubosun has taken home the top prize. Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI), pioneered by Chinese investor Jack Ma has made available…

Nigeria Blockchain Startup WiCrypt Gets Funding From Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC). 

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Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, recently released its final list of 25 technological innovators at a three-day Innovation Competition and Exhibition. A blockchain startup WiCrypt came second with a 2 million naira funding. The program is focused on supporting Innovation and Creativity…