Discontent and tussle over acquisition of 9mobile

Intent Link: https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Discontent+and+tussle+over+acquisition+of+9mobile&url=https://techpoint.ng/2018/03/13/smile-not-satusfied-with-9mobile-verdict/&counturl=https://techpoint.ng/2018/03/13/smile-not-satusfied-with-9mobile-verdict/&related=Techpointdotng&via=Techpointdotng Following a $1.72 billion debt default and the subsequent takeover by creditors, an… Read full story here

Here are the 9 startups pitching at Techpoint Build

Shortly after announcing our plan for Techpoint Build, we began to receive an outpouring of applications for Pitch Storm. Pitch Storm happens to be one of the core segments of Techpoint Build, where selected startups get to pitch to a panel of judges. Seeing as the top startup wins a cash prize of ₦1,000,000 (equity-free),… Read more Here are the 9 startups pitching at Techpoint Build

Why we should not glorify Nigeria’s internet penetration figures

In its most recent report for the month of September, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) put the number of internet users in Nigeria at 93 million, a slight increase from the 92.1million reported in August. It is pertinent to clarify that the term “internet users” includes subscribers who pay for Internet access (dial-up, leased line and… Read more Why we should not glorify Nigeria’s internet penetration figures

3 ways internet startups can connect with the Nigerian market

Following an examination on why the Silicon Valley model does not work for Nigerian internet startups, here are 3 crucial pointers for closing the obvious disconnect between startups and their respective markets. Data analysis When prioritised, market data analysis can allow a company to explore unimaginable ways of attracting and retaining their customers. Interestingly, data analysis is…… Read more 3 ways internet startups can connect with the Nigerian market

Experts answer 9 questions on the state of Artificial Intelligence in Nigeria

Growing up, I was fascinated by Michael Lee Baron’s I Robot (2004) and it informed my acquaintance with Artificial Intelligence (AI). I thought many Nigerians already knew about AI, but it turns out my generalisation was wrong. I recently asked Mohammed, a final year student of computer science at the National Open University of Nigeria, what he… Read more Experts answer 9 questions on the state of Artificial Intelligence in Nigeria