We are back again to update you on what’s going on in the tech space with the Big 5 Daily.
Did you wonder why Google did not go for a chunk of TikTok? Well, it has launched YouTube Shorts in India. Same India that banned TikTok for national security issues. Smart move right?
Then we have LifeBank taking its blood and medical supplies delivery service to Kenya. The Nigerian healthtech startup also launched a new website for its Kenyan operations.
Etop Ikpe, Cars45 Founder resigned to launch Autochek, another online automobile marketplace. The new company recently bought over Cheki’s operations in Nigeria and Ghana from ROAM Africa. The new platform will relaunch by the end of the year.
Openner, a US-based VC has launched an accelerator program that aims to invest $25 million in 50 Egyptian startups. Each portfolio startup will be subject to a custom-designed program that focuses on its product development and distribution.
Next, on the Big 5 Daily, OPay has partnered with WorldRemit to offer cross-border remittances for its customers. According to the website, it will provide a fast, convenient, and affordable way to receive money from abroad.
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