Nigerian e-commerce startup, Bumpa has raised $200,000 in a pre-seed funding round.
When American telecom giant, AT&T, concluded a deal to combine its content unit—WarnerMedia, with Discovery, to herald the emergence of Hollywood’s biggest studio, with the sole aim to strategically position the conglomerate to compete with content behemoths like Netflix and Disney, it sent a subtle message to the world of entertainment that creative content was the new gold mines—next frontier, in need of explorers.
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The pandemic has put the emphasis on banks cutting costs and digitization, with customers handling transactions on their phones and computers instead of queues at crowded bank branches. This puts the emphasis squarely on mobile money, fintech, and digital currencies. Banks and fintech companies are jostling for positions, sometimes working together, sometimes poaching business, and competing intensely to recruit top IT staff.
Facebook, in a statement, said #NoFalseNewsZone is an educational campaign focused on helping people identify false news and educate them on the actions to take to help minimize its spread in Nigeria.