Tag: Startup Hack

  • Gokada CEO/Founder Fahim Saleh was gruesomely murdered in NYC

    Gokada CEO/Founder Fahim Saleh was gruesomely murdered in NYC

    In the wake of this day, the news broke on the internet the death of the Founder and CEO of Gokada, a motorcycle hailing and logistic startup in Nigeria. According to the reports on Social Media and on New York dailies, he was gruesomely murdered with an electric saw and his body pieces in his […]

  • Forbes selects 200 startups for its 1st Digital Startup Accelerator in Nigeria

    Forbes selects 200 startups for its 1st Digital Startup Accelerator in Nigeria

    The Forbes Digital Startup Accelerator (Nigeria Edition) program is a sponsored 4-week digital training to help businesses build and scale their companies for the future. Forbes is looking for experienced companies who are ready to scale and opened the application to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. In an email sent to the over 5000 […]

  • Further disruption in Lagos as GIG Logistics partners ORide, others on deliveries

    Further disruption in Lagos as GIG Logistics partners ORide, others on deliveries

    In what seems to be dramatic, the Lagos ban on Motorcycle and Tricycle in major parts of Lagos is birthing further disruption in the Lagos logistics sector as GIG Logistic a member of GIG Group set to partner ORide, others on deliveries in Lagos. This is coming a few days after Gokada, a motorcycle-hailing startup […]

  • Gokada pivots to logistics, to launch Chop a food delivery startup

    Gokada pivots to logistics, to launch Chop a food delivery startup

    We reported that Gokada, a Lagos based motorcycle-hailing startup sacks most of its workforce and went into cockroach mode. The report also had it that the motorcycle-hailing startup after the controversial Lagos ban on motorcycles will pivot into logistic business and this was also confirmed by CEO of Gokada. What may now look like a […]

  • Gokada, a Lagos based motorcyle-hailing startup sacks most of its workforce

    Gokada, a Lagos based motorcyle-hailing startup sacks most of its workforce

    We can confirm that Gokada, a Lagos based motorcyle-haling startup has sacked most of its workforce. Through a story published by Techpoint, we confirmed the lay off of Gokada’s major workforce strength. The Co-CEO and founder of Gokada, Fahim Saleh confirmed the report through a Techpoint reporter @ulonnaya. @ulonnaya while much of your report is […]

  • Ex-Konga Chief, Sim Shagaya edtech startup uLesson raises $3.1 Million

    Ex-Konga Chief, Sim Shagaya  edtech startup uLesson raises $3.1 Million

    Popularly known as the king of exit, Sim Shagaya’s edtech startup uLesson raised $3.1 Million in seed round funding. The funding championed by the Lagos, Nairobi, and London based venture capital, TLCom announced the funding through its Twitter handle. uLesson was founded in March 2019 in the quest to make learning more individual-oriented using technology. […]

  • OPay launched OCar in Lagos after raising $120 Million

    OPay launched OCar in Lagos after raising $120 Million

    Barely after 24 hours of receiving $120M B series funding, Opay, an opera-founded payment startup launched another car-hailing service. The newest service is called OCar and it can be accessed through the OPay’s mobile. The OCar comes with dua services; it will operate as a ride-hailing and ride-sharing service. The service at the start will […]

  • Lifebank Nigeria, a blood bank startup wins $250,000 from Jack Ma

    Lifebank Nigeria, a blood bank startup wins $250,000 from Jack Ma

    Lifebank Nigeria, a blood bank startup has won the first prize as the Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative grand finale, awarding $1 million to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa. Nearly 10,000 entrepreneurs applied for the the awesome prize of $250,000 each for 10 successful entrepreneurs. The event grand finale […]

  • UberBoat, Uber boat taxi service starts operation in Lagos

    UberBoat, Uber boat taxi service starts operation in Lagos

    Uber, the ride-hailing company announced plans to launch UberBoat four months back. Uber has now announced testing of UberBoat a boat taxi service in Lagos, Nigeria. The testing phase which started in Lagos on Friday as Bloomberg reported that it is a partnership with Texas Connection Ferries, a Lagos-based ferry transportation service, and the Lagos […]