Uber sacks over 400 staff for the second time in 3 months

Uber is acquiring a grocery delivery startup  

Uber has announced that it will be acquiring a grocery delivery startup, Cornershop. The company made it known that it is expecting its acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Cornershop in early 2020.
Accion Venture offers 30% of investment fund to African Fintechs driving financial inclusion

Accion Venture offers 30% of investment fund to African Fintechs driving financial inclusion

Another credit opportunity has been created for Fintech startups driving financial inclusion in Africa. The new credit facility worth $23 million was set up by Accion Venture Lab
Google’s CEO becomes CEO of Alphabet as founders, Page and Brin step down, Google is facing another probe for its $2.1 billion Fitbit acquisition 

Google faces probe over $2.1 billion Fitbit acquisition

Google is facing currently another scrutiny by the US DOJ over data privacy fears as a result of its $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit.  

Truecaller records 100 million daily active users, 20% reside in Africa

Swedish call filtering service Truecaller has announced that it has reached over 100 million daily active users. According to the company, it grew to its...

Apple just released a new iMac that cost a fortune

The latest version of Apple’s desktop computer, the Imac Pro will be launched tomorrow. The computer is expected to retail for $5,000 which amounts...

How tech stocks are performing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Tech firms all around the world have occupied an increasingly dominant space. Facebook and Whatsapp are used by billions of people around the world....
Financial Technology

The regulation fueling the continuous rise of Fintech in Nigeria by @AremoFisayo

The United Kingdom is arguably the most Fintech-friendly nation on earth; hence, it is a major Fintech hub.
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Why MVN not BVN is the key to unlocking Nigeria’s data potential

We probably all know that there are myriads of bio-metric datasets currently available to the Nigerian government. If you have an international passport, driver’s...
IE University launches first Digital Venture Day in Africa 

IE University launches first Digital Venture Day in Africa 

IE University has launched its first African Digital Venture Day on Friday in Lagos to aid innovation among entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
Samsung expected to supply OLED panels for Apple’s iPhone in 2020 

Samsung expected to supply OLED panels for Apple’s iPhone in 2020 

Apple already has its 2020 iPhone lineup prepared as it plans to release the biggest iPhone ever in history.


The Age of the Start-ups: The familiar Path of Companies that have Failed the Test of Time in the Nigerian Market

Age of Start-ups: Familiar path of companies that failed test of time in Nigerian...

There has been significant growth with respect to investment and business development in the country, and this cuts across all areas of the economy
Access Bank N15bn green bond set to be the first cross listing ensuing from NSE-LuxSE partnership, Access Bank will no longer accept cheques bearing the logo of defunct Diamond Bank, Herbert Wigwe discusses expansion plans, FinTech in Bloomberg interview, Access Bank to establish more African subsidiaries as Herbert Wigwe eyes Francophone region

Access Bank launches AccessMore mobile app for seamless transactions

Access Bank Plc has launched a revolutionary mobile banking application as part of its effort to ensure its customers have easy access to banking
How your stocks performed last week, Bears rule at the stock market, lose N174.37 billion on Wednesday , Nigerian bourse up 0.54% as Investors gain N63 billionBears dominate Nigerian bourse Index down 0.94%, trading volume remains low

Bears return to global equity markets, Trump’s help boost Crude oil

In Nigeria, the week ended amid rising cases of COVID-19 pandemic, in lieu of the country’s equity market recording another bearish result. 

How Sterling Bank has kept up the fight against COVID – 19

Sterling Bank hits closer to home because the bank’s priority sectors are Health, Education, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Transportation.
Nigerian billionaires and what happened to them in 2019

Dangote, Otedola, Elumelu, Ovia, others donate N19.48 billion to COVID-19 relief fund

Dangote, CBN, Otedola, Elumelu, Ovia, Rabiu donated the total sum of N19.48 billion as relief fund contributed to the account set up under the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19