Category: Startups

Remote tech support platform Hovatek to help any device user repair their devices easily

  Founded in 2012 by co-founders Bodunrin Yekini and Olanipekun Tosin while we were final year students at the University, Hovatek is an online or remote tech support platform where any device user can easily and conveniently get solutions to device problems or questions. The two co-founders say the platform has detailed tutorials and videos Read More

Nigeria’s CcHub selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Nigeria’s Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme next year, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs’ skills for scaling their businesses. CcHub said it had received over 280 applications from startups across Africa for the accelerator, which begins in January and is implemented by the German… Read Read More

Despatch — get premium delivery and logistics services

Ever had to worry about the logistics aspect of your venture? Despatch wants to offer the necessary relief to businesses and individuals needing delivery services for their operations. Founded by Adekunle Owadara in 2016, the startup aims to reposition the delivery industry in Nigeria with the overall aim of improving trade. However, the Despatch isn’t restricted to Read More

Nigeria’s Aba-made tech startups will challenge Lagos — Quartz

Nigeria’s startup ecosystem continues to be dominated by developments in Lagos, Africa’s largest city and the country’s commercial hub. But developers and stakeholders in the oil-rich southern part of the country are gradually building an ecosystem backed by local tradition, patient founders, supportive mentors and potentially easier access to funds from the money-spinning oil and… Read More

BrighterMonday App helping youths get hired on the go

  Brighter Monday website The days of going to every job interview in town are also almost over as automation and technology take over day to day processes and activities in the modern society. Just as an example, firms have introduced audio and video CVs away from the proverbial printed CVs to save their time Read More

18 Top Networking Sites for Startup Founders

Infographic brought to you by Wrike client project management software The post 18 Top Networking Sites for Startup Founders appeared first on MobilityArena. Read full story here Read More launches co-working space for female entrepreneurs in Nigeria

According to a World Bank report, the rate of female entrepreneurship in Africa is higher than any other region in the world. Some other reports also put Nigeria on the map when female entrepreneurship is discussed. This emphasizes the more reason why innovations and products should be launched to accommodate the growing pool of female Read More

Pre-loaded apps cause of battery short duration – Nokia

Nokia 2 HMD Global, developers and marketers of smartphones under the Nokia brand name, has blamed phone battery short duration on pre-loaded applications. The General Manager of HMD Global in-charge of West, East and Central Africa, Mr Joseph Umunakwe, made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Read More

Designub — get creative designs for your business

Designub is simply an online graphics shop that provides design services for individuals, businesses and corporate organisations. Launched on August 1, 2017, Designub offers premium and free design templates which could be customised and delivered to customers in few hours after order. To ensure that clients get suitable plans for their businesses, Designub operates a subscription-based… Read Read More

mPharma raises $6.6 million to provide inventory financing to pharmacies

mPharma, a venture-backed startup with a simple mission to make prescription drugs in emerging markets easily accessible, and easily affordable has raised a $6.6 million Series A round to provide doctors, patients and pharmacists access to a network of high quality chronic disease medicines at sustainable prices. The round was led by India’s Shravin Bharti Mittal, Read More

Internship search platform launches

Placements Nigeria is a new internship search platform that has launched to connect qualified interns with reputable employers to work with in Africa.. Founded by My name is Ayobami Oyaleke, the platform has served over 27,000 interns in Nigeria, over 2000 employers and says it has a successful conversion of over 5000 interns and counting. “As an Impact Read More

A new hub is coming to Lagos

This post is a delayed version of our weekly newsletter. If you would like to receive timely summaries like this every week in your email box, you can subscribe here. On Thursday, the 7th of December 2017, Techpoint will host Fikayo Ogundipe, the CEO of in the final Techpoint AMA Live Session for the year 2017. On this final edition, you Read More

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