Something is coming 👀

Top of Mind: Happy Sunday! We’re excited to announce that we’re working on a unique show that will air in November and December. We’re keeping the details under wraps for now, but we can tell you that it will be something truly special. To get you in the mood, we’re allowing you to guess what the […]

Sporting Lagos and Klasha break records

Top of Mind: Happy Sunday! It’s winter 2022. Shola Akinlade, CEO/Co-founder of Paystack, broke the internet when he announced he’d launched a football club to spend the next 40 years building football talent in Nigeria – two years after Stripe acquired his startup in a whopping $200 million deal. On the back of that announcement was an exciting partnership with […]

A startup founder’s masterclass on crisis comms

Top of Mind: Happy Sunday! We hit a technical snag last week and couldn’t make it to your inbox, but we’re glad to be back this week 🙂  Top stories – the CEO of one of Kenya’s most prominent startups gave a masterclass in crisis comms; Elon Musk gifted Twitter users thousands of dollars while still […]

How OPay became an icon in fintech

President and Co-CEO of OPay, Olu Akanmu.

Top of mind: Happy Sunday! Nigerians have more phone numbers than smartphones. And with mobile penetration on the rise and fintech startups competing to capture market share, OPay had its moment in the sun when Nigeria’s Central Bank introduced a new currency design, leaving Nigerians cash-strapped. It’s a classic case of preparation meeting opportunity. One big thing:– […]

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