Built in Africa

Stories on startups and innovation in Africa

AfroCharts: Indigenous African music streaming platform
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
AfroCharts: Indigenous African music streaming platform
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CribMD: Nigerian-founded telemedicine health tech startup
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CribMD: Nigerian-founded telemedicine health tech startup
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On this episode of Built in Africa, we examine how a Nigerian-founded healthcare business, WeCare evolved into a full-blown telemedicine health tech startup, CribMD.

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Vesicash: Bespoke escrow service for online businesses
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Vesicash: Bespoke escrow service for online businesses
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On this episode of Built in Africa, we take a look at Vesicash, an end-to-end infrastructure that allows people to make and receive escrow payments.

Bonus: The Consumer, the Bank and Fintech | Techpoint Inspired 2018
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Bonus: The Consumer, the Bank and Fintech | Techpoint Inspired 2018
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On this episode of Built in Africa, we bring you industry experts in the financial sector discussing financial inclusion juxtaposing between Nigeria and Kenya.

Bonus: Secure digital currencies for the future of Africa, a discussion.
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Bonus: Secure digital currencies for the future of Africa, a discussion.
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Eze Wholesale: YC-backed startup altering the global used smartphone market
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
Eze Wholesale: YC-backed startup altering the global used smartphone market
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On this episode of Built in Africa, we take a look at how Y Combinator-backed Eze Wholesale is altering the global landscape of the used smartphone market.

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Shezlong: Anonymous mental health services from Africa to the world
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
Shezlong: Anonymous mental health services from Africa to the world
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On this episode of Built in Africa, we put the spotlight on Shezlong, the first mental health-tech solution in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Vybe: Matchmaking for Africans by Africans
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
Vybe: Matchmaking for Africans by Africans
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This episode focuses on how Vybe, a Nigerian online dating startup that is designed to help Africans connect with other Africans both online and offline.

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Photo by Iwaria

Selar: End-to-end eCommerce platform for Africa’s passion economy
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Selar: End-to-end eCommerce platform for Africa’s passion economy
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We put the spotlight on how eCommerce platform, Selar is working to grow Africa’s passion economy.

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Bonus: Town Hall meeting with Peter Salovey, President of Yale University
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Bonus: Town Hall meeting with Peter Salovey, President of Yale University
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This episode is extracted from a Techpoint town hall meeting with Peter Salovey, president of Yale University, enjoy.

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Bonus: Building global products with African design, a discussion
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
Bonus: Building global products with African design, a discussion
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This episode is extracted from a panel discussion at Techpoint Build 2020 title, “Building products with African design,” enjoy.

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TalentQL: Building a pipeline of quality African talent for the world
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
TalentQL: Building a pipeline of quality African talent for the world
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On this episode, we put the spotlight on how Nigerian-based startup, TalentQL, wants to build a pipeline of quality African talent for local and international companies.

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Afrikrea: Building the online infrastructure for African culture commerce
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Afrikrea: Building the online infrastructure for African culture commerce
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On this episode, we put the spotlight on how Ivorian startup, Afrikrea, is building the online infrastructure for African culture commerce.

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Nollywood’s first feature-length animated film: LBMM
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Nollywood’s first feature-length animated film: LBMM
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On this episode, we explore how Nigeria’s first feature-length animation movie came to life, the brains behind the project, their process and what all this means for the Nigerian animation industry.

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M-Lugha: Building digital interactive apps in African native languages
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M-Lugha: Building digital interactive apps in African native languages
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This episode tells the story of how a young innovator is building digital interactive apps in several Kenyan native languages, to support early childhood learning, despite locational challenges.

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Additional music from www.zapsplat.com. Photo Credit: Global Partnership for Education – GPE Flickr via Compfight.

Bento Africa: Influencing the monthly spend culture of Nigerians
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Bento Africa: Influencing the monthly spend culture of Nigerians
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On this episode, we take a look at how Nigerian payroll software startup, Bento Africa is working to influence the monthly spend culture of Nigerians.

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Credits:
Music by Mixaund – mixaund.bandcamp.com
Upbeat Corporate – JP Bianchini https://jpbianchini.com

Obinna Ukwuani: Robotics in Africa and Digital Initiatives at Bank of Kigali, Rwanda
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
Obinna Ukwuani: Robotics in Africa and Digital Initiatives at Bank of Kigali, Rwanda
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Obinna Ukwuani takes us on his journey from shaping the development of robotics in Africa, to spearheading digital initiatives at the Bank of Kigali, Rwanda.

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Credits:
Music by Mixaund | mixaund.bandcamp.com

BACE Group: Tackling identity theft in Africa
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
BACE Group: Tackling identity theft in Africa
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This episode delves into how Ghanaian based startup, BACE Group, uses state of the art technology to tackle the problem of identity theft in Africa.

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Kiakiaprint: African ‘Uber for print’ startup partners with Canva
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Kiakiaprint: African 'Uber for print' startup partners with Canva
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We put the spotlight on how Nigerian print-on-demand startup, Kiakiaprint is taking its business global with Canva partnership and South Africa expansion.

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Credits:
Upbeat Corporate by JP Bianchini – @jpmbianchini
Optimistic / Inspirational by Mixaund – mixaund.bandcamp.com
Safe In Your Arms by Mixaund – mixaund.bandcamp.com
Additional music and sound effects from www.zapsplat.com

ITIKI: Simplified forecasts for small-scale African farmers
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Techpoint Africa Podcast
ITIKI: Simplified forecasts for small-scale African farmers
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This episode puts the spotlight on how South African agritech startup, ITIKI uses artificial intelligence to simplify rainfall forecasts for small-scale farmers around Africa.

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Credits:
Upbeat Corporate by JP Bianchini – @jpmbianchini
Optimistic / Inspirational by Mixaund – mixaund.bandcamp.com
Safe In Your Arms by Mixaund – mixaund.bandcamp.com
Additional music and sound effects from www.zapsplat.com

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