JostKYC — verify your customers’ identity online

Technology is now so advanced that human to human interaction has been facilitated and made more efficient via web and mobile applications. Businesses particularly utilise the internet to engage their clients. From signing up to the customer-retention stage, the cost of physical meets has been drastically reduced. Although this contemporary form of interaction has brought… Read more JostKYC — verify your customers’ identity online

Quickfinda — compare prices of products online

eCommerce is gradually catching on in Africa, with Nigeria being on the forefront. Although current eCommerce giants like Jumia and Konga still dominate a larger percentage of the Nigerian eCommerce landscape, other platforms like Dealdey, Supermart, Yudala, Obeeski, etc also have their significant share of the market. Currently, we have over 20 players in the… Read more Quickfinda — compare prices of products online

Nigeria’s Kitovu helps farmers improve yields, access markets

Nigerian agri-tech startup Kitovu has a dual purpose, to help farmers increase their crop yields while providing them with access to markets. The Kitovu platform uses geo-location to match soils with the right crops, with chief executive officer (CEO) Nwachinemere Emeka telling Disrupt Africa this helped farmers increase yields. At the same time, through its… Read more Nigeria’s Kitovu helps farmers improve yields, access markets

The struggles of student entrepreneurs in Nigerian universities

Once upon a time, attending a university and graduating with a good degree was all you needed to secure a good job in Nigeria. Today, things have changed, good jobs are scarce and a university degree no longer guarantees one. Unfortunately, universities in Nigeria are still not keeping up with this change. Even though the… Read more The struggles of student entrepreneurs in Nigerian universities

Nigerian startup Touchabl launches picture-searching app

Port Harcourt-based startup Touchabl has launched its app, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people search and shop for items in any picture just by touching it. The Touchabl app allows a user that sees something they like – such as a shoe, watch or car – in any picture, whether on their timeline… Read more Nigerian startup Touchabl launches picture-searching app

Commissions.ng is simplifying the process of becoming an eCommerce Entrepreneur

Commissions.ng, a new startup based in Nigeria has a singular objective. Enable anyone and everyone to make money from selling goods and services online, without having to incur a significant upfront expense. The company does this by aggregating multiple goods and services into personalized online market-places. These market-places are then offered for subscription to her… Read more Commissions.ng is simplifying the process of becoming an eCommerce Entrepreneur

He’s 19, once dropped out of college, now a startup founder – Meet Offers.ng’s Anjola

I wrote an article few days back about how the Generation Z in Nigeria (Africa, maybe) are not making maximum use of technology, and the internet (as the case may be). Adebayo-Oyetoro Anjola, a 19 year old is one of those challenging the argument (though does not make it any less valid). Anjola, who was… Read more He’s 19, once dropped out of college, now a startup founder – Meet Offers.ng’s Anjola

Kiakia — get real-time capital as a business owner or working class

It’s no longer news that many individuals and SMEs in Nigeria have limited access to finance, especially from commercial banks. Although this problem has inspired several credit programmes, the growing demand year-on-year is still yet to be satisfied. To contribute to mitigating this challenge, Kiakia, an AI and machine learning powered alternative credit scoring, customer service,… Read more Kiakia — get real-time capital as a business owner or working class