Built in Africa

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Built in Africa is a podcast that puts the spotlight on African startups, innovators and everything that makes them tick. Follow us on social media @@BinAfripod Fan mail: hello@builtin.africa Ad placements: ads@builtin.africa

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Logistify AI: On-demand warehousing and fulfilment in Africa

    FULL TRANSCRIPT Narrator: Growing up in rural Uganda, Daniel Emaasit and Tobias Tukei helped their parents operate their family warehouse and farm. For more than 20 years they struggled to maintain constant income from their warehouse, due to how demand for storage of agricultural produce fluctuated.  Male voice actor 1: “Our parents ...

    08/05/2020

  2. MainOne: 10 years building West Africa's internet infrastructure

    FULL TRANSCRIPT Narrator: In 2008, Funke Opeke, a former executive with Verizon Communications in the USA had a vision. She had just moved back to Nigeria three years earlier and, while working with MTN Nigeria, one of the country’s leading telecommunications companies, she noticed the low internet penetration in the country. ...

    08/04/2020

  3. Apollo Agriculture: Helping small-scale farmers maximise profitability

    FULL TRANSCRIPT Narrator: Around the world, most farmers have suffered different sets of challenges in scaling and growing their farms. Although lending and crowdfunding platforms have popped up over the past years, it’s still very difficult for smallholder farmers to access financing. Some banks and other financial entities have employed unsavoury ...

    08/03/2020

  4. Voyc: Artifical Intelligence from Africa to the world

    Soundtrack credit: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers – https://www.silvermansound.com. FULL TRANSCRIPT Narrator: Have you ever contacted a customer care centre to lodge a complaint and heard this? SFX: Phone ringing… click.. “This call may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance”. Narrator: In this episode of Built in Africa, we’ll be ...

    08/02/2020