Nigerian Fintech Startup Paystack Raises $1.3 Million

Paystack , one of Nigeria’s most hotly anticipated tech start-ups, has just secured $1.3M Seed investment from both international and homegrown investors. The company, founded by Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, initially caught the eye of industry commentators as it was one the first Nigerian tech company to be […] Click here to view original… Read more Nigerian Fintech Startup Paystack Raises $1.3 Million

Silicon Lagoon: Africa’s Tech Revolution Heads West In the magazine

Across the street from a church and in front of a dilapidated school is a grimy, sand-colored building that looks like any other here in Lagos, a prominent Nigerian port city. But inside is something far from ordinary: the center of West Africa’s burgeoning tech scene. On the walls, […] Click here to view original… Read more Silicon Lagoon: Africa’s Tech Revolution Heads West In the magazine

SLOT: How A Computer Repairer Built A Multi-Million Dollar Business

This success story is about Nnamdi Ezeigbo, the founder and CEO of Slot Systems Limited, and also the co-founder of the Tecno and Infinix phone brands, which are currently one of the fastest selling mobile phones in Nigeria. There’s always hope for change in any situation a person faces in life. Misfortunes or disappointments are… Read more SLOT: How A Computer Repairer Built A Multi-Million Dollar Business

Aaron Levie, The 28-Year Old CEO Of The Billion Dollar Cloud Computing Company “BOX”

BOX, which Levie launched out of his dorm room at the University of Southern California in 2005, is a golden child among Silicon Valley tech companies. The company has more than doubled its revenue every year and is on pace to reach $100 million by the end of 2013. Box has more than 900 employees,… Read more Aaron Levie, The 28-Year Old CEO Of The Billion Dollar Cloud Computing Company “BOX”