Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC – TechCrunch

November 2019 could mark when Nigeria (arguably) became Africa’s unofficial capital for fintech investment and digital finance startups. The month saw $360 million invested in Nigerian focused payment ventures. That is equivalent to roughly one-third of all the startup VC raised for the entire continent in 2018, according to Partech stats. A notable trend-within-the-trend is… Continue reading

Sahara Reporters founder Sowore remains detained in Nigeria – TechCrunch

The founder of African investigative digital media site Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore remains detained in Nigeria on charges including treason, his wife Opeyemi Sowore told TechCrunch. Her husband founded Sahara Reporters to create and aggregate news content, social media tips and self-digital reporting toward exposing corruption in Africa and his home country of Nigeria. After… Continue reading