Meet the 8 Nigerian Start-ups Selected for AfriTech XYZ virtual accelerator

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The AfriTech XYZ virtual accelerator programme has selected nineteen start-ups on the African continent. This selection will see them benefit from sessions in strategies on go-to-market and networking.

The accelerator programme is an initiative of Do it Now Now, a platform that collaborates with start-ups based in Africa, assisting them in growth and networking.

Out of the final 19 selected start-ups, 8 are from Nigeria and the AfriTech XYZ programme is ready to connect them with experts in the field, investors and legal backings.

Here are the eight selected start-ups from Nigeria for the AfriTech XYZ virtual accelerator programme :

Pay Hippo

This platform provides small businesses with loans within after applications.

Pay Hippo aim is o bridge the credit gap existing in developing and underdeveloping economies.

It is set to achieve this through the financing these small businesses and giving support to their growth.


The brand is involved in the manufacture and retailing of shoes, with the aim of solving the perceived challenge (inaccurate shoe sizing) in the universal shoe industry.

Salubata through its mobile application is solving this challenge that has seen the shoe industry lose more than 50 billion dollars yearly.

The shoe brand combines modern fashion with ancient African art together with deep technology to manufacture their shoes.


An education platform that automates Higher education learning content distributions in 54 Countries in Africa to enable catalogues discovery, sharing, strategic acquisition and management of learning content collections for Academic, Government, Corporate, Schools and Public Libraries in Africa.

The platform uses AI to distribute its specialized print and it seeks to make available the latest findings from the best publishers, authors and aggregators with the industry’s most transparent and cost-effective pricing while eliminating middlemen with effective and reliable supply chain and inventory management engine.


Cloud-Based accounting software that enables effective end-to-end requirements on MSMEs accounting needs.

The software has a powerfully built tax management module with a reporting feature that suits the need of entrepreneurs who may sometimes work offline.


Peersview is building a social network for students, combining LinkedIn and Quora for the next generation of African leaders.

The platform sets to achieve this by increasing peer-to-peer interactions among students, with an innovative blend of social networking features.

Peersview fosters a diverse community of students; from various academic institutions around the world with a vision to have every student on its platform feel empowered.


The mobile platform is solving traditional and manual savings problem on the African continent.

Making use of its online platform to digitise savings and microcredit to enhance the complete delivery of digital financial services.

Designed to empower its users to have a better savings culture, have access to capital and build a financial identity through community-based savings.

Esusu is adapting this tried-and-tested solution to the digital world to scale its capacity to level the economic playing field.


This platform creates a level of financial stability for small scale farmers on the local front through demand, supply and distribution aggregation.

MaiFARMLAND assists them to scale their locally grown produce in Nigeria to other parts of the African continent.

Every Farmer

Based on a unified cloud system, the mobile platform simplifies complex agricultural processes such as an irrigation system to assist all-year-round farming.

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