Category: Business

The benefits of cloud accounting software

September 15, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Finance The benefits of cloud accounting software. If you’re running an ambitious accounting business, then our advice is straightforward: move your business to the cloud. Xero research reveals that cloud-based accounting firms have five times… Read full story here Read More

React Native set to change the mobile development space

September 16, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Online & Social, Opinion, Southern Africa, West Africa Nick Durrant (MD), Bluegrass Digital. To start things off the question remains… Should businesses have to choose between creating an app that provides a better… Read full story here Read More

How Technology-driven Initiatives are Boosting Financial Inclusion

Opportunities in the financial sector are largely untapped with only little proportion of the population harnessing them. With ever-improving cutting edge technology, the unbanked are drawn to the financial landscape to reap the benefit inherent in the array of products introduced by banks. Kunle Aderinokun writes on recent efforts at boosting financial inclusion… Read full Read More

Projections on how WhatsApp Payments will disrupt fintech in Nigeria

My prophecies are coming to pass. After WhatsApp made recruitment moves that suggested a drive towards monetisation, I highlighted a few possible ways the instant messaging platform can make money. The company has seemingly set out to actually make money and they are doing it through the first likely means I prophesied; new products. In Read More

WEMA’S ALAT is Nigeria’s First Digital Bank

WEMA’S ALAT is Nigeria’s First Digital Bank

After the Nigerian civil service, the Nigerian banking sector comes in at a close second as the most frustrating place to carry out activities. The manner in which basic tasks are sometimes complicated is quite amazing actually. Even after the Bank Verification Number (BVN) allocation exercise, one would think that should serve as an alternative Read More

Edusko is Helping Parents Access Good and Affordable Schools for their Children

Edusko is Helping Parents Access Good and Affordable Schools for their Children

Edusko was founded by a team of 4 young education marketing professionals and programmers, with Jide Ayegbusi and Deji Ajala as co-founders, and they believe that the services provided on Edusko also have an indirect impact on the nation’s GDP. The logic is that since quality education could easily be found on their platform, Nigerian Read More

Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone

Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone

Safi is an online platform (website and mobile app), launched by Gbenga Odegbami in January 2017, to provide on-demand dry cleaning/laundry services across Lagos. By downloading the mobile app or visiting the website, users can order laundry services, then schedule a convenient time and location for Safi’s dispatch agents to pick up. Clean clothes are Read More

New co-working space to launch in Lagos this month

Known as ReDahlia Workspaces, the co-working seeks to be a place where businesses, both established and startups, can easily access value-adding services that’ll make them profitable in the long run. The workspace will house utilities modern day businesses need, such as power, facility management, Internet, secretarial and janitorial services. It’ll offer shared cubicles, shared desks, Read More

This Startup Wants To Help You Shop At Balogun Market From The Comfort Of Your House

Nigerian startup, BuyChat, launched their commerce-enabled chat app that connects traders with customers and allows for purchases to be made digitally. BuyChat helps users discover, chat and haggle with traders in the various markets in Lagos, pay for goods within the app and have them delivered to their homes. The app uses the user’s location Read More

8 wise reflections on founding a successful startup in Nigeria

8 wise reflections on founding a successful startup in Nigeria

Before taking the leap to launch your very own startup into the Nigerian market, consider these practical business lessons from seasoned founders. First you have to be passionate. Continue Reading Read More

30 Online business tools that would aid your Startup

30 Online business tools that would aid your Startup

Trying to build a business from scratch could be very difficult especially when you have limited funds. It is no more business as usual with the help of some tools during the bootstrap stage. Continue Reading Read More

This is why Nigerian startups should consider shunning Venture Capital

Gloo.ng founder, Olumide Olusanya, yesterday announced via his Twitter account that his company raised an undisclosed Angel Investment last month. Beyond that, Olumide appears to have some bias against investment from Venture Capitalists (VCs), that one couldn’t help but wonder why. Continue Reading Read More

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