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Africa Tech Update

Africa Tech Update

An exclusive podcast reporting daily on the happenings in the world of tech in Africa. From Social Media to Agric-tech, Legal tech, Fintech, Health-tech, Edtech, etc; All the stories, events, and fundraising, catch the latest juice right here from Monday to Friday

2022-06-22 02:52:33.0

Bybit Crypto Exchange Begins Cutting Staff

Singapore-based crypto exchange Bybit has joined a long list of companies that have laid off some of their employees.

2022-06-22 02:49:26.0

SaaS Platform Leadsquared Leads With $153 Million Fresh Funding

LeadSquared, a SaaS startup that is helping sales teams become more efficient with its CRM platform, is the latest Indian startup to become a unicorn.

2022-06-22 02:46:15.0

Ericsson's 5G Subscriptions To Top One Billion In 2022

Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson says it expects global 5G mobile subscriptions to surpass a billion in 2022, helped by higher adoption in China and North America.

2022-06-22 02:35:21.0

Telkom Infinite Launches R299 For Unlimited Mobile Data

Telkom has launched two new mobile plans it hopes will energise interest among consumers.

2022-06-22 02:32:34.0

Amazon To Launch E-commerce Marketplace In South Africa plans to launch online shopping services in South Africa and four other countries by early 2023.

2022-06-22 02:25:46.0

Afropolitan Raises $2.1 Million To Build A Digital Nation

Afropolitan, a startup that wants to build a digital nation for Africans, has raised pre-seed funding of $2.1 million, according to its co-founder, Eche Emole.

2022-06-22 02:18:57.0

Ghana’s Fintech Fido Raises $30M To Expand Across Africa

Ghana-based fintech Fido is now in search of additional growth avenues for its expansion across Africa.

2022-06-22 02:05:07.0

Nigerian Home Lab Testing Platform Healthtracka Gets $1.5M Funding

Diagnostics is at the centre of healthcare; without it, doctors and physicians cannot offer treatment. But in emerging markets like Africa, where infrastructure is lacking and the doctor-to-patient ratio stands at staggering regular checkups are often considered an afterthought.

2022-06-22 01:50:39.0

Google Maps Restrictions Trigger Competition Scrutiny In Germany

Germany’s competition regulator is looking into possible abuses related to how Google operates its Maps product.

2022-06-15 04:08:32.0

Platform9 Raises 26m To Help Manage Distributed Cloud Clusters

Platform9 announced that it closed a $26 million funding round led by Celesta Capital with participation from Cota Capital, NGP Capital and other investors.

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