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Nigeria’s 2022 Startup Bill and What You Should Know About It

There has been tremendous growth and a lot of change in the Nigerian tech ecosystem since the first tech startups launched in the 90s, and this growth must continue. Many people and techpreneurs wonder if tech can survive in a Nigeria that neither accommodates cryptocurrency trading nor ride-hailing startups like Gokada with its bans and […]

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Crypto

Bitcoin passes $24,000 mark for the first time in a month

For the first time in over a month, Bitcoin has surpassed the $24,000 mark, following a rally in cryptocurrencies on Wednesday. According to Coin Metrics data, Bitcoin rose more than 8% in 24 hours, trading at $24,047, its best since mid-June. The rally followed news of a less aggressive hike in interest rates by the […]

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Technology

Nigeria’s fintech startup Bloc acquires payments company Orchestrate

Bloc, a Nigerian full-service fintech and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) infrastructure provider, has announced the acquisition of Getwallets, the wallets-as-a-service provider that only recently pivoted to become payments orchestration company Orchestrate. The 100% acquisition includes a combined cash and equity deal, with the newest addition to the Bloc family set to remain a standalone entity still led […]

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Google says 40% of Gen Z use TikTok and Instagram for Search instead of Google

TikTok is becoming more than just a competitor for YouTube and its other social media rivals. According to internal data shared by Google and first reported by TechCrunch, the popularity of the short-form video platform is now impacting core Google services, including Search and Maps. Almost 40% of Gen Z prefer searching on TikTok and […]

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