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Seed VC | Alive

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Last Raised

$3.3M | 2 mos ago

About Stears

Stears is a media company that provides data, insight, and data collection tools for businesses, and financial and policy professionals. It offers provide historical and real-time data, indices, reports, whitepapers and briefs to inform investment and policy decisions. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Headquarters Location

37b Shakiru Anjorin Street, Off Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1



+234 704 1503056

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    Stears Premium

    Stears Premium is a publication that provides an in-depth understanding of Africa's economies, and it is an indispensable source of information for global finance and policy professionals.

Latest Stears News

This week:  Jumia’s CEOs step down

Nov 12, 2022

Jumia’s CEOs step down While the Jumia ship suffers the turbulence of persistent losses and a plummeting share price, some leaders are jumping off the board. The founder and co-founder CEOs of the African ecommerce giant have resigned, and the company has appointed a new management board. Sendy gets funding from Japanese VC After laying off 30% of its workforce, Kenyan-based fulfilment and logistics startup, Sendy has received what appears to be bail-out funding from Japanese VC MOL PLUS. The company has been aggressively cutting costs over the past three months. Stears launches elections tracker for Nigeria In 2023, 94 million Nigerian voters will participate in 1,477 elections among 14,822 candidates. Nigerian data and intelligence company, Stears, has launched Stears Elections, an elections data site that enables Nigerians to track the elections with a visual map. MTN sells its Afghanistan arm MTN is selling its arms in the Middle East. The company sold its business in Yemen in 2020 and halted operations in Syria and Afghanistan. On Friday, the telco finally announced that it has sold its Afghanistan business to Beirut-based investment company, M1 New Ventures. 2G and 3G networks to retire Legacy networks 2G and 3G are going into retirement across Africa. Many operators and governments are pushing to pull the plug on the older 2G and 3G spectrums to increase the adoption of the more efficient 4G and 5G networks.

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Stears Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Stears founded?

    Stears was founded in 2017.

  • Where is Stears's headquarters?

    Stears's headquarters is located at 37b Shakiru Anjorin Street, Off Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

  • What is Stears's latest funding round?

    Stears's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did Stears raise?

    Stears raised a total of $3.9M.

  • Who are the investors of Stears?

    Investors of Stears include Empowering Economic Growth Foundation, Serena Ventures, Melo7 Tech Partners, MaC Venture Capital, The Omidyar Group and 6 more.

  • Who are Stears's competitors?

    Competitors of Stears include Wee Media and 5 more.

  • What products does Stears offer?

    Stears's products include Stears Premium and 2 more.

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