Africans

Millennial Youtuber, Florentina Agu Wants to Change How Restaurants Serve Nigerians

Florentina Agu is on a mission to improve restaurant service quality in Nigeria using her YouTube channel as a tool for change. Agu states, \”I was inspired to start “Dining Out with Flo” after attending a YouTube masterclass organized by Google Nigeria on July 27, 2018. It was after this event that I decided to …

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“It Is An Exciting Time To Be A Woman Entrepreneur, Especially In Tech” – Odunayo Eweniyi, Co-Founder of PiggyBank.ng Speaks to the AWP Network

Odunayo Eweniyi, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of Piggybank.ng, a company that securely makes saving money possible by combining discipline plus flexibility to enable customers grow and reach their savings target. Prior to starting PiggyBank.Ng, Eweniyi along with her co-founders founded PushCV.com, a platform that connects verified employers in Nigeria with pre-screened candidates. In this …

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African Startup Winning! Piggybank.ng Secures $1.1M Seed Funding

Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng, an online and mobile app savings platform targeted at African Millennials, announced that it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1M, from High Net Worth Individuals, led by Olumide Soyombo, Founder of LeadPath Nigeria, and with participation from International and Pan-African investors Village Capital and Ventures Platform. The company will deploy the VC …

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Looking for African Women Scientists and Technology Specialists

Are you a brilliant young female scientist or technologist doing globally relevant, locally impactful research and/or development?  This application is open to Africans living both on the continent and around the world  in all fields of science, including the social sciences and technology fields. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an AIMS initiative in partnership with the Robert …

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