Nigeria’s allure to investors and founders borders on both its population and its economy, even though the country has one of the highest levels of poverty in the world.
Ten African startups have made it into the Y Combinator Winter ’21 batch. This brings the number of African startups in YC to 50.
Flutterwave's collaboration with Paypal now allows Nigerians, Ghanaians, Kenyans, and other Africans to receive international payments from customers.
From tweeting about job openings to creating an innovative full-service platform for job seekers and employers in Africa to connect.
> Africans in the diaspora are going to be major early investors for African startups. We raised the first $20,000+ for @TalentQL [https://twitter.com/TalentQL?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] from them without a pitch deck. — Adewale Yusuf (@AdewaleYusuf_) December 21, 2020 [https://twitter.com/AdewaleYusuf_/status/1340967969711665157?ref_src=
The consensus from this year's DMVE is: Chief marketing officers and digital marketers are now able to propose effective marketing strategies to management and measure direct returns on investment while reaching their various audience through intelligent technology platforms.
The report estimates that Africa's Internet economy has the potential to reach 5.2% of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, contributing nearly $180 billion to its economy. The projected potential contribution could reach $712 billion by 2050.