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The World’s First Domestic Automatic Ironing Machine

Effie is the world’s first domestic automatic ironing machine, the company says. Ironing, whether domestic or industrial, is a very tedious job to do. But a company announced an invention with a beautiful name...

Ghana Students Make Safer Sanitary Pads From Cotton And Banana Stems

— Ghanaian Students Miss Otoo-Quayson and Matilda Sampong discovered a safer, non-toxic and environmental friendly sanitary pad from cotton and Banana stem. — Beyond the environmental benefit, the banana sanitary pads are cheaper. One of the...

Google Launches Wing, First Public Service Delivery Drone

Alphabet, Google's parent company, launches it's first public drone delivery service called "Wing", in Canberra, Australia. Wing was granted regulatory approval by the country's aviation authority, CASA, after an18 month trial and 3,000 deliveries. The...

Gokada Start-up In Nigeria Raises $5.3 Million To Grow Its Transit Business

Gokada has raised a $5.3 million Series A round to grow its two-wheel transit business. The ride-hailing start-up in Nigeria was co-founded by Fahim Saleh, a Bangladesh, in 2018. Since co-founded, the startup has...

Arnergy, A Nigerian Solar Energy Startup, Has Raised $9 Million In Series A round

Arnergy, a Nigerian Solar Energy Startup, has raised $9 Million in Series A round to further grow and expand its solar business aimed to solve the prevalent electricity challenges in homes and businesses in...

Barbershop Management App Squire Raises $8 Million In Its First Round Of Venture Capital...

SQUIRE barbershop app raises $8 million in their first round of venture capital financing. Co-founders Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon are two Black entrepreneurs who set out to find solutions to underlying challenges associated with searching out good...
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Gun Detection Startup Aegis AI Raises $2.2m

A start up called Aegis AI, that uses computer vision to detect guns, has raised $2.2m in a venture capital funding led by Bling Capital. Participants also included Upside Partnership and Tensility Venture Partners. The...

Well Over 60 Companies, 5000 Participants,100 Speakers Are Headed To Uyo For #StartupSouth Conference...

Biggest tech conference in South-South & South-East, #StartupSouth season 5, is coming live in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2. 2019. Since founded in 2015, The conference has achieved huge...