Nigeria: Innovation Driven Startups – allAfrica.com

By Ugo Aliogo In order to meet the demand for competent and professional software engineers, Aboluwarin David and Mofesola Banjo co-founded DevCrib. In this report, Ugo Aliogo, examines the technology startups “We have great talents in Nigeria and companies like ours are grooming these talents to global standard. We work closely with global and local… Read more Nigeria: Innovation Driven Startups – allAfrica.com

Nigerians Need To See What They Buy At Least Once or Twice In Order To Trust An Online Platform

Listen Fazsion.ng is a Nigerian fashion website where you can get luxurious and quality fashion items. The platform is managed by no other person than Ochije Nnani who has worked in two of Nigeria’s leading e-commerce companies-Jumia & Konga. Hence, it was not a surprise when he was appointed the Country Manager of Fazsion.ng. We had a chat… Read more Nigerians Need To See What They Buy At Least Once or Twice In Order To Trust An Online Platform

Econet Media’s Kwesé acquires iflix Africa to take on Netflix, Showmax

Listen Econet Media’s Kwesé has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa, which will now form part of Kwesé’s diverse broadcast offering, as the core vehicle to deliver seamless mobile experiences to millions of viewers in Africa. With operations in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa, iflix offers users an extensive collection of local African… Read more Econet Media’s Kwesé acquires iflix Africa to take on Netflix, Showmax

Nigerian Startup Enters Finals of Harvard Business School Contest

By Dipo Olowookere Nigeria’s digital publishing platform, Publiseer, has been announced as one of the 14 finalists of the 2018 Harvard Business School’s New Venture Competition, which takes place on Friday, March 2, in Boston, United States. The Africa Business Club at Harvard Business School will be hosting the competition to showcase the diversity of… Read more Nigerian Startup Enters Finals of Harvard Business School Contest

How African tech ventures can become more valuable

Every early-stage tech founder I have met, freezes when the issue of company valuation comes up as it is an uncharted territory for them. They know that the effort they have put into building their company and product is worth something, but they are typically afraid of underselling or overselling themselves. This fear is not… Read more How African tech ventures can become more valuable

The Nigerian government spent ₦65 million on an already existing website

Intent Link: https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=The+Nigerian+government+spent+%E2%82%A665+million+on+an+already+existing+website&url=https://techpoint.ng/2018/02/20/osgf-65-million-naira-website/&counturl=https://techpoint.ng/2018/02/20/osgf-65-million-naira-website/&related=Techpointdotng&via=Techpointdotng The Nigerian government reportedly spent ₦65 million on an already existing… Read full story here

More Nigerians prefer daily subscription package – StarTimes

Digital pay TV in Nigeria has been the subject of debate in recent years as more subscribers had demanded for options that allow them to pay per day even though Multichoice Nigeria, operators of DSTV and GOTV, had said they have no plans to introduce daily subscription packages. But, recently, this offering was introduced by… Read more More Nigerians prefer daily subscription package – StarTimes

FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

The proportion of spam in email traffic in 2017 According to Kaspersky Lab’s “Spam and phishing in 2017” report, cybercriminals have been following a global agenda and have been using hot topics such as FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin to fool users and steal their money or personal information in the last 12 months. Spammers have… Read more FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

‘Why data residency is critical to Nigeria’s economy’

Raised flooring in the data centre whitespace of new MDXi facility in Lekki, Lagos.  Expert claims country needs 72 more centresTo reduce capital flight, curb incessant security lapses; boost economy and ultimately create jobs, the Federal Government has been enjoined to ensure the localisation of data and content in-country. Speaking on the theme: “Data Centre… Read more ‘Why data residency is critical to Nigeria’s economy’

Mobile Medics  — access healthcare professionals easily

Intent Link: https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=Startup+Profile%3A+Mobile+Medics+%C2%A0–+access+healthcare+professionals+easily&url=https://techpoint.ng/2018/02/20/mobile-medics-profile/&counturl=https://techpoint.ng/2018/02/20/mobile-medics-profile/&related=Techpointdotng&via=Techpointdotng Mobile Medics is an online platform that allows users get easy access to healthcare… Read full story here

Afringa to be the number one professional business network for Africa

After 8 years in management consulting, Victor Gerhard Thien has decided to start Afringa, an online platform with the goal of lay a stepping stone for a more integrated and united African business landscape. Like LinkedIn, Afringa aims to introduce a standardised and highly authentic online platform supporting individual African professionals, students and entrepreneurs as… Read more Afringa to be the number one professional business network for Africa

5 Must-Have Apps For The Busy Professional

Ah, professional life… There’ll be business meetings. There’ll be deals to clinch. There’ll be letdowns. And there’ll be times when you’d feel like your big dreams are finally about to happen. Just like with everything else, career-building on the page takes work. ‘Climbing the career ladder’ may be a hugely popular phrase, but… Read full… Read more 5 Must-Have Apps For The Busy Professional