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

7 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Proposal for Your Tech Startup

Business proposals are powerful tools… but creating them can be a nail-biting, hair-pulling experience when you just don’t know what to do. Whether you are a tech startup applying for a contract job, a digital agency proposing a new vendor agreement, or a software designer looking for funding, a business proposal is the best way… Read more 7 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Proposal for Your Tech Startup

Investment into African tech startups hit record high in 2017

Investment into African tech startups hit the highest levels since records began in 2017, with 159 startups raising in excess of US$195 million. The DISRUPT AFRICA TECH STARTUPS FUNDING REPORT 2017, released today, reveals a record amount of funding was secured over the course of 2017, by the highest number of startups to date. Total… Read more Investment into African tech startups hit record high in 2017

Ogun to Host over 1000 Tech Disruptors at 2018 Summit

By Emma Okonji More than 1000 individuals, organisations and future technology disruptors are expected to gather in Abeokuta, Ogun State, for a technology summit tagged ‘The TechSummitOgun 2018.’ With the theme ‘Disruptive Innovation; Where Are We?’ the summit scheduled to hold in Abeokuta on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Hosted by Vervetree… Source link

Five Tech tools changing Nigeria’s civic space

For the first time in recent history, Africa got to be part of a global revolution. This is the tech revolution heralded by talented young people making significant contributions to world progress through technology. In Nigeria, the dynamic is more interesting as young people are using technology to increase access to information, whilst driving active… Read more Five Tech tools changing Nigeria’s civic space

Tech hub for people living with disabilities launches in Lagos

Project Enable Africa, a community development initiative that advocates for the rights and empowerment of persons with disabilities in Africa, has launched a disability-friendly digital hub. The project, which is supported by the United States government through the Alumni Engagement Innovation Funds and the US Consulate Small Grant, is aimed at promoting the access of… Read more Tech hub for people living with disabilities launches in Lagos

What you should know about the emerging tech scene in Aba, Abia state

Editor’s note: This article is the second part of a series chronicling startup ecosystems in the South-South and Sout-East of Nigeria. If you missed the first part, find it here.  After a remarkable experience in Port Harcourt, Aba was the next destination. Why not Aba? The commercial capital of Abia State is renowned for its prowess… Read more What you should know about the emerging tech scene in Aba, Abia state