Google selects 3 Nigerian startups for Africa AI First Accelerator program

Google has unveiled the first cohort for its ‘Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First’ program and 3 Nigerian startups make the list.

The Nigerian startups, who are among the 11 selected from across Africa include Famasi Africa, a startup that is building the OS for pharmacies in emerging markets; Izifin, a Nigerian company providing an end-to-end credit infrastructure via API for small businesses; and Vzy, which is revolutionizing website building with AI-driven tools that craft sites in mere minutes.

According to Google, the 11 startups, picked from a vast pool of innovative talent, are using cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence to address both Africa’s challenges and broader global issues.