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Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria
5 days ago

Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria

Crowdfunding is not a new concept in Nigeria. With the likes of GoFundMe, people have been able to raise money towards charitable causes online. But that’s the thing, it’s online. …
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West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners
6 days ago

West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners

By  •  Startups, News

Singularity University (SU) is partnering with Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology(MEST) and Imaginarium to launch the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge in West Africa.

The organizers said the purpose …
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Want to learn how to start a startup?
1 week ago

Want to learn how to start a startup?

Are you a founder actively pursuing your own startup? Or have you launched your startup already but still need help? Then you should definitely check out Startup School.

Startup School is a …
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iDEA Hub is shutting down
2 weeks ago

iDEA Hub is shutting down

By  •  Startups, News

TechCity can exclusively report that iDEA Hub Nigeria which is one of Nigeria’s foremost incubation hubs and innovation centers is shutting down its Yaba operations tomorrow.

TechCity can confirm that the facility …
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Airbnb valued at $31 billion
3 weeks ago

Airbnb valued at $31 billion

By  •  Startups, News

Last year, vacation marketplace Airbnb filed SEC forms raising $555.5 million, and yesterday the company filed a new form D that has closed off its Series F with an additional $447.8 million, bringing …
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Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones
3 weeks ago

Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones

A Ghanaian developer, Jonathan Amenyah, founder of RINJAcom, has developed MobTrack, an application to help people track and find their lost phones.

While this is not an entirely new concept, Amenyah …
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How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE
4 weeks ago

How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

Sometimes, sacrifices have …
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Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
4 weeks ago

Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced that for the first time, it is now accepting applications from Nigerian startups for its Launchpad Accelerator. Google said Nigerian startups can now join its six-month porgramme that …
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GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast
1 month ago

GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast

If there’s one thing people in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are acutely aware of, it’s that more women are needed in science. There are several reasons …
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Stutern launches JobPalava, a Nigerian Glassdoor but several concerns are being raised
1 month ago

Stutern launches JobPalava, a Nigerian Glassdoor but several concerns are being raised

Thursday, 23rd February, JobPalava was released to the public, says post by Taiwo Ayanleye, Co-founder of Stutern, the makers of JobPalava. They launched JobPalava as a response to a long-standing …
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3 Ways To Build Innovation Into Your Business: Ignore At Your Own Risk
1 month ago

3 Ways To Build Innovation Into Your Business: Ignore At Your Own Risk

Do your company’s leaders actually define what “innovation” means for them? Exploring the gap between aspiration and accomplishment is the difference between businesses that innovate successfully and those that don’t, …
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Jumia Travel ventures into flight services
1 month ago

Jumia Travel ventures into flight services

Jumia Travel today announced it is venturing into Flights Services for travelers, describing it as a major move to boost its service offerings. This service is part of the broader programme …
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Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to inspire innovation and change in Africa
1 month ago

Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to inspire innovation and change in Africa

Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, has today launched Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund. The new $1 million fund is open to …
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Nigerian Start-ups and the Buharist Economy
2 months ago

Nigerian Start-ups and the Buharist Economy

By  •  Startups

Editor’s note: The term Buharist Economy is being used to refer to Recession in the Economy Buhari is Presiding over

“Recession …
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TopCheck acquired by Silvertree Internet Holdings
2 months ago

TopCheck acquired by Silvertree Internet Holdings

By  •  Startups, News

Silvertree Internet Holdings, Africa’s leading Internet platform, today announced it has acquired Nigerian price comparison site TopCheck for an undisclosed amount.

TopCheck is Nigeria’s leading price comparison site for financial services …
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WorkAfrica.com goes live for job seekers and recruiters
2 months ago

WorkAfrica.com goes live for job seekers and recruiters

Ecommerce Technology Alliance has launched WorkAfrica.com, a platform for individuals, organization and corporations to tap into the vast talent and skills in Africa to get work done online and offline.


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Selar claims to be the best online marketplace for your business

Selar provides Nigerians with the necessary tools to sell products and services.

Selling a service could be such a pain, hence, solving such a problem falls into the sweet spot …
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iROKO’s co-founder Bastian Gotter steps down
2 months ago

iROKO’s co-founder Bastian Gotter steps down

By  •  Startups, News

Bastian Gotter who co-founded iROKO with Jason Njoku is stepping down from the company and has been approved by the board and executive team of the company.

According …
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