Built in Africa

Stories on startups and innovation in Africa

Selar: End-to-end eCommerce platform for Africa’s passion economy
Techpoint Africa Podcast
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
Techpoint Africa Podcast
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
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
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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Additional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com

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
Techpoint Africa Podcast
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 Kenyan native languages
Techpoint Africa Podcast
M-Lugha: Building digital interactive apps in Kenyan 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
Techpoint Africa Podcast
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
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
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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Credits:
Underneath the World by Mid-Air Machine www.freemusicarchive.org
Additional sound effects from www.zapsplat.com

Kiakiaprint: African ‘Uber for print’ startup partners with Canva
Techpoint Africa Podcast
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
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

One Kiosk Africa: Hyperlocal grocery delivery within 59 minutes
Techpoint Africa Podcast
One Kiosk Africa: Hyperlocal grocery delivery within 59 minutes
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We spotlight how Lagos-based eCommerce startup, One Kiosk Africa is exploring the hyperlocal model to achieve sustainability in a struggling market.

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Akiddie: The ‘Netflix’ of African children’s stories and books
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Akiddie: The 'Netflix' of African children's stories and books
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This episode puts the spotlight on how Akiddie is working to create the largest collection of African children’s stories using technology

Additional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com

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Logistify AI: On-demand warehousing and fulfilment in Africa
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Logistify AI: On-demand warehousing and fulfilment in Africa
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This episode looks at how Ugandan startup, Logistify AI, is helping businesses find flexible storage for their inventory.

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MainOne: 10 years building West Africa’s internet infrastructure
Techpoint Africa Podcast
MainOne: 10 years building West Africa's internet infrastructure
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Funke Opeke takes us 10 years inside MainOne’s journey of building West Africa’s Internet infrastructure, the high moments, the low moments and the future plans.

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Apollo Agriculture: Helping small-scale farmers maximise profitability
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Apollo Agriculture: Helping small-scale farmers maximise profitability
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We explore how Kenyan startup, Apollo Agriculture, is solving the credit problem small-scale farmers face with technology.

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Voyc: Artifical Intelligence from Africa to the world
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Voyc: Artifical Intelligence from Africa to the world
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In this pilot episode of the Built in Africa, we’ll be taking a look at how South African startup, Voyc, is working to improve how call centres handle customer experience with its AI-based software.

Soundtrack credit: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com

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Sound Bite: The Nigerian who built Quoted Replies and got a job offer from Twitter
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Sound Bite: The Nigerian who built Quoted Replies and got a job offer from Twitter
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On November 8, 2019, in an interview with Techpoint Africa, Dara Oladosu, the Nigerian developer who created the Quoted Replies bot, discussed his surprise at Twitter’s job offer and the fate of his viral Twitter bot. He has since helped the Silicon Valley company integrate a native quoted tweets feature

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