Africa Tech Summit Nairobi has announced a headline partnership with pioneering Nigerian fintech Raenest aimed at fostering innovation, growth and collaborations within the African tech ecosystem.
The sixth edition of Africa Tech Summit Nairobi – powered by Raenest will take place on February 14th and 15th 2024 at the Sarit Centre Expo in Nairobi, connecting over 1000 African and international industry leaders, investors, and startups from across the African tech ecosystem.
Raenest has been at the forefront of streamlining global financial operations for African remote workers and startups. Leveraging its digital platform, Geegpay, African talents can create USD, GBP, and EUR virtual bank accounts and accept payments worldwide.
Victor Alde, CEO and Co-Founder of Raenest expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, states: “We are thrilled to be the main sponsor of next year’s Africa Tech Summit in Nairobi, a platform that showcases African innovation and excellence.
At Raenest, our mission is to support progress and growth. Our products, Raenest and Geegpay, reflect this commitment by providing a seamless way for businesses and freelancers in Africa to manage their global receivables and expenses.
We believe that Raenest and Geegpay will enable entrepreneurs and professionals to thrive and access global opportunities, and we are excited to be a part of this exciting journey.”
Building on the success of the last two sold-out editions, Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2024 will feature four tracks: Africa Money & DeFi Summit, the Africa Climate Tech & Investment Summit, the Africa Startup Summit, and the Africa Mobile & App Summit.
Africa Tech Summit Nairobi features a diverse agenda of fireside chats, panel discussions, keynote addresses, and masterclass sessions providing a platform for knowledge sharing and exclusive networking opportunities.
With over 1300 delegates and 729 companies from 59 countries attending the fifth edition, the summit has evolved into one of the industry’s largest and most energetic gatherings of the African tech ecosystem.
Commenting on the partnership, Andrew Fassnidge Founder of Africa Tech Summit said “We are delighted to announce Raenest as the headline partner for the sixth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi in February 2024.
Our vision for ATS has always been to help tech ventures connect and grow both across the continent and beyond, so we are excited to partner with Raenest, who strive to help ventures grow their global financial operations. Africa Tech Summit Nairobi powered by Raenest will continue this mission together.”
Instagram Unveils Improved Editing Tools For Creators, Users
Instagram has announced new and improved editing tools to help creators and users better express their creativity on the app. The new tools include several improvements to reels and exciting new updates for feed photos, carousels, and stories, that make it easier to create directly within the Instagram app.
For reels, enhanced video editing tools help users express creativity and tell the story they want to, all within the app. In the feed, new filters for photos and carousels will explore different tones and moods for posts. In addition to the editing tools, Instagram has also built new tools to help creators better understand their performance.
The full suite of updates includes:
Reel editing updates: We’re rolling out new fonts to level up text on reels, and updating editing individual clips with the ability to zoom/crop/rotate; undo and redo edits; and 10 new text-to-speech voices.
Audio updates: On reels, we’re launching the ability to add clips with audio from movies, TV shows,s or your own created audio to your reels from our new media clip hub.
New feed photo filters: We’re launching brand-new photo filters for feed posts and carousels.
Performance insights for creators: understand your Reels performance with a new metric, Reels Replays.
Custom Stickers: make your Reels or Stories stand out by turning part of any photo or video.
DCSL Set To Launch Innovative Boardroom App, Marks 10 Years Of Excellence
DCSL Corporate Services Limited, a leading corporate service firm is set to celebrate a decade of professional excellence and launch an innovative boardroom app – “The DCSL e-Connect App” on Friday 8th December 2023.
Bisi Adeyemi, Managing Director of DCSL, reflected on the significant milestones achieved in the past decade and reiterated the Company’s commitment to delivering unparalleled professional services across its bouquet of offerings to diverse sectors of the economy.
“Our ten-year journey has been propelled by an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional professional service to a diverse range of corporate and individual clients across various business sectors.
“The introduction of the DCSL eConnect app marks a pivotal moment, as we embark on a new era of transformative possibilities, reinforcing our dedication to innovation and precision in communication and collaboration within the boardroom.
“This celebration marks not only a milestone in our journey but also a testament to our commitment to excellence and innovation in the corporate services landscape”.
The DCSL eConnect App is designed to elevate boardroom communication, and collaboration and redefine efficiency. The innovative App will empower Boards and c-suite executives to efficiently manage meetings, streamline access to and retrieval of documents, facilitate approvals, and conduct polls and performance evaluations, all while ensuring compliance and tracking company plans.
The exclusive event will be graced by key stakeholders, clients, business leaders, and media partners.
MTN, Yango Forge Transformative Partnership To Empower Partner Drivers In Côte d’Ivoire
Yango has joined forces with MTN to improve the working conditions of its partner drivers. The international ride-hailing company has teamed -up with MTN, a leading telecommunications company, to offer drivers free data packages for the Yango Pro app.
This collaboration represents a monumental stride in the shared vision of both organizations to innovate and elevate service offerings; underscoring MTN’s belief of offering a modern connected world, as well as Yango’s unwavering commitment to enhance the well-being of its partner drivers.
Yango has joined forces with MTN to improve the working conditions of its partner drivers. The international ride-hailing company has teamed-up with MTN, a leading telecommunications company, to offer drivers free data packages for the Yango Pro app.
This collaboration represents a monumental stride in the shared vision of both organizations to innovate and elevate service offerings; underscoring MTN’s belief offering a modern connected world, as well as Yango’s unwavering commitment to enhance the well-being of its partner drivers.