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11 Nov
Israeli startup AIR unveiled its first "easy-to-operate" electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that it aims to sell directly to consumers predominantly in the United States starting in 2024. AIR has been working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for two years and expects to obtain certification by the end of 2023 for the AIR ONE, a two-seater, 970 kg (2,138 lb) eVTOL, which will have a flight range of 110 miles (177 km), Co-Founder and Chief Executive Rani Plaut told Reuters.
16 Sep
Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd talk about how their paths crossed as young students in the university, the chemistry that brought them together and what sustained their friendship and partnership.
16 Sep
To survive as a starup, navigating the bend of government policies, regulation and brain drain requires constant engagement between founders and talents, policy makers and founders, in this episode, Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd explain how startups can retain talents and why government and startups must work in unison to encourage growth in the tech eco system.
16 Sep
In this part of the series, Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd explain the gaps they noticed in the society that necessitated the birth of Seamfix and how they have been solving everyday problems using technology.
16 Sep
Managing a startup is not an easy task, co-managing one with a partner is even harder but Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd share nuggets on what startups should know before going into business and how they both handle disagreements when making decisions.
16 Sep
Every idea needs money to become a reality and it is every founder's dream to raise the right capital to get their ideas off the ground, in this episode, Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd open up about the early days; the kind of moves and sacrifice they made to be able to build Seamfix from ground zero to a global brand that it is today.
1 May
112 youths to benefit from $250,000 startup program
14 Jan
Lupiya, a Zambia-based fintech startup, is a marketplace for microloans. Evelyn Kaingu speaks with Guardian TV about Lupiya's products and financial inclusion in Zambia.
16 Oct 2020
Nigerian payments startup, Paystack, founded in 2015 by Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, has been acquired by US payment giant, Stripe.⁣ ⁣ The acquisition, valued at over $200 million, happened two years after Stripe led an $8 million Series A financing round for Paystack, and it is the biggest startup acquisition so far in Nigeria.⁣ ⁣
14 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.⁣
14 Dec 2019
Experts call for mentorship initiatives for start-ups
15 Nov 2019
Thrive Agric is a Technology-driven agricultural company passionate about ensuring global food security by funding farmers from people with the promise of decent returns at the end of each farming cycle.

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