Innov8Agric creates platform for African Innovators To Win $5,000 as MTFC Launches Innov8Agric Challenge To Promote Innovation in Agric Entrepreneurship… The innovation challenge which is a key event at this year’s edition of Meet The Farmer’s Conference (MTFC) will host young farmers, agripreneurs, and Innovators in the Agric Value Chain to compete for the grand Prize of 5,000USD, an all expense paid trip to Dubai for the Grand Finale, access to follow-on funding amongst other business opportunities.
Paga bagged Most Outstanding Mobile Money Operator In Nigeria Award… The Nigerian mobile payment platform was awarded by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems (NIBBS) for the outstanding performance in achieving the highest transaction count processing about N660 billion on the Global Mobile Regulatory & Monitoring Platform in 2017 and named Top Mobile Money Operator.
Digital Education gets a boost in Africa as the France Government Has Promised To Give $76m For Digital Project In Africa… President Emmanuel Macron of France announced that his country will be giving $76 million (€65 million) for digital project that will offer funding for African start-ups.
Meanwhile, Accenture Has Committed $200m For Digital Skills Development… The Management and Digital Technology Services Firm allocated the huge amount of money for the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age.
In case you missed it, Here Are The Major Highlights From 2018 Techpoint Inspired Conference… The event was organised by Techpremier Media Limited, publishers of Techpoint.ng in partnership with FCMB, ManageEngine, Netcore, MainOne and host of others.
Also in our top picks for this week, Forbes released their definitive list of World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2018… In the list, Salesforce drops to No. 3 while ServiceNow takes the lead as No. 1, claiming the title of the World’s Most Innovative Company of 2018. An on‑demand financial management and human capital management software vendor, Workday followed suit as the No. 2, Tesla as No. 4 and Amazon.com comes fifth on the new list.