Canadian social enterprise firm 1001 Squared Artificial Intelligence has acquired a Nigerian AI-enabled chatbot and SMS-based directory service QuickHelp for an undisclosed amount. In a post on its website on 21 April, QuickHelp stated:

The #1 SMS/Chatbot based directory service in Nigeria has now been acquired officially by a Canadian firm. After sessions of intensive negotiations, the core technologies, IP rights and associated technologies of the AI-powered Nigerian Startup, QuickHelp Nigeria,  has now been transferred to 1001 Squared Artificial Intelligence based in, Kingston, Canada in an acquire-hire/merger deal.

1001 Squared Artificial Intelligence is an enterprise with the goal to facilitate and advance the use of Artificial Intelligence applications to enhance and improve the quality of education, especially in underprivileged and under-served areas of the world.

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