Tag: Senegal

  • Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.2 million

    Jake Bright When Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 interviewed for Y Combinator’s 2018 cohort, a question stood out to founder Obi Ozor. “What’s holding you back from becoming a unicorn?,” they asked. “My answer was simple,” said Ozor. “Working capital.” The startup — with an Uber -like app that connects Nigerian truckers to companies with freight needs […]

  • Senegal Approves Sale of Tigo to Group Led by French Billionaire

    Millicom International Cellular SA’s mobile-phone business in the country to a group of investors that includes French billionaire Xavier Niel, a decision that may end a dispute over the transaction that began last year. President Macky Sall signed a decree earlier this month authorizing Luxembourg-based Millicom to sell its Tigo unit to a consortium that […]