Category: Startups

Nigeria’s Legitng.com launches 24 hour free online legal consultation service

Legitng, an online legal content and referral platform committed to opening up access to legal knowledge and services to everyone in Nigeria. The online platform also works as a start-up registration and advisory platform providing onboarding services to new Nigerian businesses and NGOs across several sectors of the Nigerian economy. As part of its goal Read More

Tunisian online finance news startup Ilboursa.com raises $400,000 to expand to Kenya & Nigeria

Tunisian online finance news startup Ilboursa.com has raised $400,000 to expand to its news offerings in the MENA region and eventually expand to Kenya & Nigeria, reports Wamda. The French-language startup sold 33 percent of its equity to Tunisian investment firm COTIF Sicar for US$ 400,000 as its first fundraising four years after it was launched Read More

Mark Essien, founder hotels.ng has the best advice for tech startup founders

To succeed with your tech startup, you surely have to take steps other successful ones took and avoid mistakes they made too. Mark Essien, founder and CEO of hotels.ng is no doubt, a successful tech startup founder. His startup has received funding from various investors like SPARK, EchoVC, and so on. Right now, they are Read More

Prepa is Helping High School Students Prepare for Exams

For students looking for the most effective ways to prepare for external exams, and to the reduce the rate of failure recorded yearly in WAEC and JAMB, Prepa was launched to give students that much needed preparation. The platform is a mobile/web socio-learning and e-testing platform that creates a common platform for knowledge and idea sharing Read More

This Startup is Helping Students Make Intelligent University Choices

For many prospective undergraduates looking to sit for the compulsory JAMB exams, they lack enough facts and sometimes do not get guidance when it comes to making an informed decision on university and career choice. University Compass was launched on April 27, 2017, by Seunla Osinowo to fill in as guide that would help Nigerian university Read More

CityRun is Providing Lagosians with Parcel Delivery and Courier Services

Cityrun is a Lagos based provider of cost-effective parcel delivery and courier services. The on-demand pick-up service allows customers request for parcels to be picked up and delivered to and from most locations in Lagos According to the team, “we apply the industries best practices, technology, and the right people to satisfy our customer’s distribution Read More

SMELP is Providing SMEs with Affordable Legal Services

For small businesses looking out for affordable legal services, SMELP is providing just that. SMELP, an acronym for Small to Medium Enterprises Legal Partnerships is a firm that provides legals services for SMEs. Founded in November 2016, the law startup is dedicated to partnering with startups from their eureka moment to their imminent growth. According to the founder, Read More

This Nigerian Startup is Enabling Users Book the Services of Verified Mechanics Online

You’ve probably gone through that embarrassing moment when your car develops a fault and leaves your stranded, especially in an area where getting a public vehicle is difficult. With TrackAMechanic, you can now easily access and order the services of mechanics within minutes. Co-founded by Peter Chibuzor, Tope Kolade and Martinz Bright, the auto-startup was launched on June Read More

Bustops.ng Wants to Help You Easily Find Your Way Around Lagos

If you live in Lagos without a car, you must have gone through that stress of not being able to find your way to your destination. Sometimes, you ask questions from people around, but it ends up worsening the situation. Bustops.ng wants to help you find your way around Lagos! Founded in 2017 by Zenith Wogwugwu, Read More

Nairaswaps is Allowing Users Exchange Foreign Currencies

Foreign exchange has become big business. Banks are cashing in, currency retailers are on the increase on roadsides across Nigeria, as they call out to every passer by, whether they have money to convert or not. Nairaswaps wants to change the traditional way we convert foreign currencies. Foreign exchange with these banks and middle men Read More

Why e-payment start-ups fail in Nigeria — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

For the electronic payment sub-sector of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry to grow its start-ups, some limiting factors must be overcome completely. Challenges currently identified as stunting the growth of payment start-ups in Nigeria, include un-scalable business model; insufficient funding; no advantage over existing solutions; skills shortage; regulation… Read full story here Read More

Cowrywise does not charge a percentage on people’s savings- Razaq Ahmed, CEO

Do you need a soothsayer to tell you how important savings is in our financial life? Of course, you don’t. As humans, adopting a regular savings culture seem to be an uphill task but it is very good that some startups are trying very much to simplify this process, and so far, they have made Read More

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