Nigerian on-demand delivery startup ShapShap secures seed extension

Nigerian on-demand delivery startup ShapShap has secured a seed extension investment from V8 Capital Partners as it bids to expand its capabilities and move into more markets. Founded in 2019, ShapShap is an on-demand motorbike delivery service that utilises data and mobile technology to formalise the fragmented and highly inefficient same-day delivery […]

Nigerian mobility fintech startup Moove raises $105m Series A2 round to scale globally

Nigeria-based mobility fintech startup Moove has raised US$105 million in an oversubscribed Series A2 round to scale to seven new markets across Asia, MENA, and Europe over the next six months.  Founded in 2019 by British-born Nigerians Ladi Delano and Jide Odunsi, Moove is democratising vehicle ownership in Africa by providing revenue-based […]

Nigeria’s Remoto launches to connect car owners with service workshops

Nigerian auto-tech startup Remoto has launched operations, connecting individuals and fleet owners with certified service workshops via its online platform. Formed last year, Remoto has three products from which its clients can choose – car repair insurance, an annual maintenance contract, and on-demand repairs.  “The cost of accessing premium vehicle maintenance services […]

Flutterwave taps Wizkid as Global Brand Ambassador to Launch New Remittance Solution, Send

 Flutterwave, Africa’s top payments technology firm has announced Grammy Award-winning international artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, as its Global Brand Ambassador as it launches Send, a remittancesolution, aimed to increase remittance flow and uptake to the African continent. Send by Flutterwave aims to offer  customers the easiest way […]

Gadget financing company, M-Kopa launches in Abeokuta as part of its expansion plan

M-KOPA, a Kenyan startup that gives underbanked customers access to finance to acquire solar lighting, smartphones, TVs and domestic appliances has launched operations in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, Nigeria. This development, which is part of its expansion plan into Nigeria, means M-KOPA is now present in three states: […]