America’s Equinix set to acquire Nigeria’s MainOne in a sizzling $320 million deal

Continuing the funding extravaganza in the Nigerian tech Industry, African Leading cable and data center service provider, MainOne is set to be acquired by United State-based internet connectivity company, Equinix.

This acquisition will become Equinix’s grand entry into the African telecoms and data market space.

According to information reaching yidconsulting from Equinix, the deal which is said to be around $320 million in value, joining our list of Nigerian companies that have raised funding in 2021.


YID Consulting Principal Consultant mentioned on New York Weekly.

Yvonne Tolu Ibitoye is the Principal Consultant at YID Consulting ; a business optimization firm registered in Canada. The firm is made up of a team of technology and business experts. She is a Certified Business Analysis Professional, with a Graduate Certificate in Management, and Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Amongst her clientele is a Muliti-national organization to whom she provides Processes and Systems Optimization Services. A common remark within her clientele network is her passion for quality, excellent attention to details, and being goal oriented.


Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack for $200M+ to expand into the African continent

When Stripe  announced earlier this year that it had picked up another $600 million in funding, it said one big reason for the funding was to expand its API-based payments services into more geographies. Today the company is coming good on that plan in the form of some M&A.

Stripe is acquiring Paystack, a startup out of Lagos, Nigeria that, like Stripe, provides a quick way to integrate payments services into an online or offline transaction by way of an API. (We and others have referred to it in the past as “the Stripe of Africa.”)


Oprah Winfrey Is Looking for African Women Who Are Passionate About Public Service.

Oprah Winfrey is once again lending her name and influence to help educate and empower more African women.

The mogul — who is fondly known as Mama Oprah in South Africa — announced that the Oprah Winfrey Foundation has launched a fully-funded fellowship aimed at empowering African women who are in public service.


4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Be Relentless Like Michael Jordan

Tim S. Grover, known for his work with elite champions, wrote a book aptly titled Relentless, chronicling his training career and how he took legends like , Dwayne Wade, and others, from good to great to unstoppable.

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