Nigerian recruitment marketplace ROAM Jobs rebrands to The African Talent Company

NIGERIA – Leading recruitment marketplaces, ROAM Jobs has rebranded to The African Talent Company under the leadership of Hilda Kabushenga Kragha. Backed by its shareholders Swiss Ringier AG and Australian SEEK Ltd., the company has now significantly expanded its mandate to bridge the talent gap in Africa by addressing both the supply and demand side of the African labour market.…

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E-commerce company Slash.ng launches first online escrow marketplace

NIGERIA – Slash.ng, an e-commerce company based in Nigeria, has launched an online escrow marketplace where buyers and sellers connect to complete and secure transactions. Slash.ng was founded by Hakeem Abogunde a software engineer with extensive marketing and business development skills. His passion for e-commerce led him to develop long-term solutions to the major challenges confronting e-commerce in Nigeria and…

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B2B marketplace Sabi secures US$6m to support its growth

NIGERIA – Sabi, a B2B marketplace serving the informal sector, has received US$6 million bridge round led by CRE Venture Capital to support its continued fast-paced growth in Nigeria and beyond. This bridge round financing will help fuel the company’s rapid growth as it eyes new markets including South Africa, which is also home to a multi-billion dollar informal sector.…

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