Tag: startup

tosin adesinaJanuary 31, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Klickonnect is giving out 250,000 grants to Five businesses in Ondo state

2018 is off to a great start for many young people who are striking out and starting their own businesses ...

ToluOctober 17, 2017

Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch ...

ToluNovember 23, 2016

#Impact365: StartUP6 provides a platform for young entrepreneurs to grow their business using social media influencers

StartUp6 is a unique initiative that targets small businesses by providing a platform for them to connect with social media ...

ToluOctober 22, 2016

How E’Sorae Luxury used word-of-mouth and social media to grow a bedding and homeware business

E’sorae Luxury — a Lagos-based online retailer that produces good quality bedsheets and bedding basics — has been growing rapidly ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Opinion: Machine learning- predicting customer churn

Churn is when a customer stops using a company’s product or cancels his subscription. Considering that retaining an existing customers ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ministry of Information & Culture partner to develop creative industries

At the National Theatre in Iganmu, Surulere, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) on Wednesday signed an MOU with the Federal ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2016

Opinion: How we failed at our first start-up

by Chuks Okeibunor It started from a comment by a friend I often discussed financial matters otherwise esoteric to normal 200L ...

ToluSeptember 22, 2016

The fifth edition of StartUP Friday and the first Lagos edition is here

The fifth edition of StartUP Friday programme of the Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE), a subsidiary of National Information ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 23, 2016

Jason Njoku: What Andrew taught me about the future of our ecosystem

Mrs Njoku was fast asleep, no noise from the kids, the world was at peace. I finally had time to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

We explored the evolution of #Yabacon in this 2-minute video

In less than five years, Yaba, a Lagos suburb has evolved to become one of the leading technology clusters in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 13, 2016

Nairabox unveils Yemi Alade, Geniuzz as new ambassadors (PHOTOS)

Nairabox, a dynamic and first of its kind social digital wallet on Tuesday, announced multiple award winning artiste and Effyzzie ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2016

#AskCharlesOnY!: Starting a business without a business plan is like walking into a dark room

By Charles Odii Week 3 on #AskCharlesOnY! Hi Charles, QUESTION: Can I start my business without a Business plan? RESPONSE: Dear ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 3, 2014

Adekanmbi Samuel: Diary of an almost frustrated startup (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Adekanmbi Samuel About five years ago, in a promo tagged 9jillion, Etisalat gave out one million dollars ($1,000,000) which ...

July 28, 2013

Chude Jideonwo: Don’t mind us Celestine, just keep moving

by Chude Jideonwo The feeding frenzy is on. If you’ve followed YNaija’s excellent technology pages, or that fine blog TechCabal, ...

July 28, 2013

Editi Effiong: Dear Start-up, great job! But what if the VCs don’t come?

by Editi Effiong Last night, I read that post by the co-founder of tiketmobile, and was really saddened, but without a lot ...

July 28, 2013

Seyi Taylor: 5 things to learn from the Tiketmobile fiaso (yes, I’m calling it a fiasco)

by Seyi Taylor 1. Hindsight is 20/20. And Not Even Then. We don’t know the terms Jason offered for his ...

May 20, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian technology startups and their tendency to be unreliable

by Mark Essien Nigeria is a fundamentally unreliable place…nobody expects you to arrive by 4PM, if that’s what was written ...

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