It was at an Omidyar-organised “Market Makers” event in Lagos that I’d first met Wallet.ng founder/CEO, John Oke. The event was fintech-focused and the room was filled with several interesting people including Paga CEO Tayo Oviosu, Flutterwave CEO Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, MEST Lagos GM Neku Atawodi-Edun, Microtration Founder Yele Bademosi and Lidya Co-founder Tunde… Read full… Read more Wallet.ng: The Fintech Startup Building Mobile Payment Solutions for Nigerian Millennials
I guess we all know how doing a home or office repair project like kitchen remodeling, roof repairs, plumbing work or building a new house can be frustrating and painful, owing to the fact that there is no proper source of evaluating projects, getting accurate project costs, and finding qualified professionals. A lot of Nigerians… Read more How Domore.ng is connecting professional building contractors in Nigeria
Nigeria’s e-commerce market is currently valued at around $13 billion (N4.1 trillion), and according to experts, it could rise to about $50 billion over the next decade. Over the last 7 year, the Nigerian e-commerce industry has been growing with different e-commerce companies launching, including Jumia.com.ng, Konga.com, Jiji.ng, Yudala.com, Payporte.com and recently
Africa’s eCommerce firms have to gamble with logistical hurdles to become successful unlike their international counterparts operating in markets where infrastructure like the national addressing system and roads are in place. The platforms in Africa therefore find it a problem getting products across to customers and maintaining a fleet of vehicles and motorcycles. Nigeria’s HubbonNG-a… Read… Read more This young Nigerian is building HubbonNG to be Nigeria’s logistics provider
[ad_1] Introduction Nnamdi is no stranger to the Nigerian tech scene. From the heady days of leading Parkway Projects, to a few other startups/projects in between, to now being the founder of Nigeria Property Centre (NPC). It’s clear Nnamdi has earned his ‘been there & done that’ t-shirt. So I was lucky to hear him… Read more Quality Time: Nnamdi Chineme on building the largest property site in Nigeria, why’s he’s not afraid of competitors outspending him and more.
Homewox.ng has launched to be Nigeria’s biggest online furniture & home furnishings marketplace providing its customers with everything to need to furnish their homes and offices. According to Jude Ibodje, one of the four co-founders the one stop shop has a huge inventory of furnishings, home appliances, lighting, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, artworks and outdoors among others and…… Read more We are building homeWox.ng to ensure every home & office in Nigeria has great furniture
We take a look at five leading fintech ventures in Africa striving to build and deliver financial services across the continent- Maria Ukpere NetPlus / Mastercard – SA Nigerian tech start-up (Netplus) and Mastercard come together to deliver a cashless online shopping payment solution. The Mastercard e-commerce solution empowers the consumer, the e-retailer… Read more 5 fintech ventures in Africa building better financial services
The path to a successful career in tech is fraught with many challenges. So we bring you vital tips backed by quotes from experts in the Nigerian tech industry that can help you on this critical journey. Look before you leap Before you choose a career, expose yourself to as many experiences as possible. Don’t… Read more 12 valuable tips for building a successful career in tech
Introduction One way of describing Sani Yusuf is that he’s one of those people that can talk to anyone at any time — with a smile. You know the type that seems to make friends with the same ease that some people pick up fluff on their jackets. That’s him. And it was no different when I… Read more Quality Time: Sani Yusuf on launching a new start-up, building your developer brand, lessons he wished he knew earlier, and more.
http://eepurl.com/1MXSP The vast majority of Nigerians are going the entrepreneurial route, with even so many choosing to start new ventures while holding down a traditional corporate gig. Despite the glowing expectations of profits and maybe fame, is the adrenaline that accompanies building a startup right now really worth it? Having a startup requires that you… Read more When Building A Startup Is Not The Best Decision