Category archives for: Software

Nigeria: Founder and CEO of 54gene Selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur

Lagos, Nigeria, September 21, 2020//- Endeavor has welcomed a new entrepreneur into its global network; Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong of 54gene, was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur on September 17, 2020.

Innovation and Self-Service Deliver Value & Control for Customers

Accra, Ghana, September 19, 2020//-An array of exciting products and innovations is helping deliver more value and control than ever before, to DStv customers, giving them the flexibility to watch what they want to watch, in the way they want to watch it.

Zoom Market Cap Tops $100B, Shares Rally By 41% in One Day

September 15, 2020//-According to the research data analyzed and published by, Zoom added $37.4 billion to its market cap on September 1, 2020 to cross the $100 billion mark for the first time. While its market cap surged to $129.1 billion, shares rallied 40.8% on the same day.

Bill Gates Backed Battery Maker Goes Public In $3.3 Billion Deal

September 4, 2020//-QuantumScape, a 10-year old battery company backed by Volkswagen Group, is looking to go public through a reverse-merger with SPAC Kensington Capital Corp.

Rwanda’s Startup Act Is Next Bold Step In Its Lofty Tech Hub Ambitions

September 1, 2020//-Following in the footsteps of Tunisia and most recently Senegal (both of which have adopted similar legislation), Rwanda appears to have set the ball rolling on the formulation of a Startup Act.

U.S Accounts for 47% of All Global Public Cloud Hosting Revenue 

August 24, 2020//-Data presented by Buy Shares indicates that in 2020, the United States is set to account for almost half of the public cloud hosting revenue. According to the data, the US will account for 47.21% of the global revenue of $95.47 billion.

Tech Investment is Crucial to Unlock Africa’s Potential in a Post-coronavirus World

August 24, 2020//-Although the disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are playing a critical role both in fighting covid-19 from a health perspective, and in mitigating its economic and social impacts, their uneven distribution around the world is leaving countries with lower digital infrastructure and capacity behind.

IBM Appoints New Country General Manager for Ghana 

August 19, 2020//-IBM has appointed Florence Ohene as Country General Manager for IBM Ghana.

Ghana Deploys Smart Workplace™ Virtual Platform for All MDAs, MMDAs

Accra, Ghana, August 12, 2020//-The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Communications and its implementing agency, National Information Technology Agency (NITA), is deploying its Smart Workplace™ solution to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs).

Venio Unveils Credit Lending App to Boost Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets

London, UK, July 28, 2020//-Venio, the mobile application providing “nano-credit” facilities to consumers in emerging markets accessed via a smartphone, has begun offering easy-to-access credit facilities to unbanked consumers in its maiden emerging market, the Philippines.

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