TechNigeria: A weekly digest of what went down in Nigeria’s tech space

December 25, 2021

Stranerd, TikTok, MAX NG, Teesas and Planet42. These are some of the names that made the headlines this week.

Chinese social media product, Tiktok, has surpassed both Facebook and Google as the most visited website in 2021.

Metro Africa Xpress Inc. (MAX), during the week, announced raising a $31 million Series B investment round.

Let’s get into details.

Stranerd, a Nigerian startup, launched a peer-to-peer learning platform.

The new product is built to help students ask and answer homework-related questions.

According to stranerd, the service is designed to give the smartest students opportunities to offer support to others who may be less skilled in particular subjects.

During the week, Metro Africa Xpress Inc. (MAX) raised a $31 million in a Series B investment round.

The new investment is expected to see the startup expand into other African markets as it works to formalize the continent’s transportation sector.

According to local media, the round was Led by Lightrock, a global private equity firm that is making its first investment in the African mobility industry

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