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The Nigerian startup scene – local talent with an international boost

Monday 19th, November 2018

Among the 141 startups selected by the American accelerator Y Combinator, which served as a stepping stone for AirBnB and Dropbox, two companies stand out: Kobo360, a Uber-style logistics application connecting truckers and retailers, and CowryWise, a digital savings platform. Not only are they the only African entries of the 2018 batch, but both are from Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, the most populous and economically powerful country of the continent.

Source: Le Temps (in French)

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