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3 Nigerian Start-ups Secure $450,000 Funding From 500 Startups

Silicon-Valley based venture capital seed fund, 500 Startups have accepted three Nigerian tech start-ups and 33 other companies for the batch 22 of its Seed Program. They also received the sum of $150,000 (over N54 million) each in seed funding. A total of $37,500 programming fee was deducted from the fund. The Nigerian tech start-ups which include MailHaven, Mobile Forms ...

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Cloud Data Management Startup Druva Raises $80M

An ongoing trend among businesses to put more of their data into the cloud — bringing ever more smartphones, tablets, laptops and other devices on to their networks — is driving a lot of business to startups that are building smart ways to capture, back up and analyse these increasingly complex network architectures. Today, one of the bigger of these ...

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14 Africa Tech Start-ups begin €20 Million Fund Raising Campaign in London

A €20 million fund raising campaign by 14 start-ups offering innovative solutions across different industries with technology in Africa kicked off on August 14, 2017 in London. The Pitch Drive team began their tour of five European cities in London. While at the Google’s Campus in London, they had the opportunity to learn and pitch their ideas and innovative solutions ...

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CodeLagos Initiative Deepens Competitiveness For 5,000 Next Generation Youths

CodeLagos, an initiative to teach one million Lagosians to code by 2019 says the first phase of the project trained 5,464 students from 65 schools, including public and privately-owned primary as well as secondary schools across the state. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, said the pilot phase which was unveiled to the public in November 2016 ...

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ShadowPad: How Attackers Hide In Software Used by Large Companies Around the World

LAGOS –  Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) experts have discovered a backdoor planted in a server management software product used by hundreds of large businesses around the world. When activated, the backdoor allows attackers to download further malicious modules or steal data. Kaspersky Lab has alerted NetSarang, the vendor of the affected software, and it has promptly removed the malicious code and ...

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GROHE Eurosmart Range of Faucets Available In West Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria Best-selling line with more than 30 million units sold all offering renowned GROHE quality GROHE SilkMove cartridge for uniquely comfortable lever action Designed and engineered in Germany With more than 30 million faucets installed to date, Eurosmart – the best-selling line of GROHE (www.GROHE.com) faucets worldwide -, is now widely available in West Africa. Eurosmart combines high quality ...

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Angola-Based Internet Exchange Point (IXP) Now Top-Three in Africa

LUANDA –  In just two years, Angonix (www.Angonix.net) – an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) based in Luanda – has grown exponentially to become the third largest African IXP. With peak traffic of 10.8 Gbps (www.Angonix.net/about-angonix/statistics) (as recorded in July 2017), Angonix has become a competitive force in Angola and the sub-Saharan region. Managed by Angola Cables (http://AngolaCables.co.ao), Angonix allows global ...

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Mart Networks Unveils Disruptive Enterprise Solutions For Data Centers, SMEs In Nigeria

Mart Networks Nigeria Ltd., a renowned technology value added distributor has unveiled new innovative enterprise solutions for data centers and small and medium enterprises in Nigeria. The company launched the disruptive solutions in Lagos recently, during its flagship partner event, showcasing a range of solutions currently available in the Nigerian market. Speaking at the event which was organised to empower system ...

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Experts Call on Businesses to Embrace Local Technologies

Industry experts who covered at the recently concluded Information Communication, Technology and Telecommunications Exhibition and Conference (ICTEL EXPO 2017), organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, have called on businesses in Nigeria to expand Nigeria’s ICT industry to global standard by patronising indigenous technologies and structure their business model in line with the needs of their local environment ...

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Canon Deepens Digital Market Competition in Nigeria

Canon, popular providers of cutting edge digital cameras, digital SLR cameras, inkjet printers and professional printers for business and home users are investing in Nigeria and further deepen the competition in the country’s digital market by setting up professional service centers in different parts of Nigeria and providing certified trainings for locals on service provision and repairs.   The company ...

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