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4 Nigerian startups selected for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
2 days ago

4 Nigerian startups selected for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

A total of four startups from Nigeria will be part of the fourth class of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator.

The selected startups are Delivery Science, which provides Enterprise Supply Chain Software as …
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[UPDATED] Vanguard on Twitter: “I’ve never had an orgasm”
1 week ago

[UPDATED] Vanguard on Twitter: “I’ve never had an orgasm”

UPDATE: There is an actual article. Question: Why did they only put “I’ve never had an orgasm” in the first place?

Employability Skills: Technology as an Enabler
2 weeks ago

Employability Skills: Technology as an Enabler

Few weeks back, a fellow tech entrepreneur shared a post on Facebook where he ranted about his recent experience interviewing some candidates for an open position at his startup. He …
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Nigerian used cars startup Cars45 secures US$5 million funding
4 weeks ago

Nigerian used cars startup Cars45 secures US$5 million funding

By  •  Startups, News

Used cars are a big deal in Nigeria and a startup that is aggresively taking Nigeria’s informal used cars ecosystem online has just announced it has raised $5 million …
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ICYMI: Computer Village is relocating. Tech Meetup announced to bolster calls for Yabacon Valley
1 month ago

ICYMI: Computer Village is relocating. Tech Meetup announced to bolster calls for Yabacon Valley

Last week, we reported the ambition of a local government chairmanship candidate to build a tech hub in the Ojodu area of Lagos on the heels of an ongoing debate …
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Jumia is “performing well” – Rocket Internet

Latest information released by Rocket Internet (RI), owners of African online platform Jumia, suggested that the Jumia brand is performing well in Africa.

According to RI, Jumia, formerly known as …
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Happy Easter from Nigerian brands on Twitter, nothing from Public Sector, so far…
1 month ago

Happy Easter from Nigerian brands on Twitter, nothing from Public Sector, so far…

Happy Easter, from mine to yours. So, it’s a cosy day on Twitter and Famuyide Olawale was generous enough to share with us some of the Easter Designs Made by …
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eTranzact announces N865m profit
2 months ago

eTranzact announces N865m profit

By  •  Business, News

ePayment company eTranzact  has announced a profit before tax of 865.1 million naira and revenue of 10.40 billion naira for the year ended December 2016 thus maintaining its 3 year profitability …
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Voice IT wins Access Bank-sponsored 48-hr hackathon
2 months ago

Voice IT wins Access Bank-sponsored 48-hr hackathon

Voice IT, an Android app that helps temporarily or permanently disabled bank customers to carry out transaction with the aid of a natural voice interface with artificial intelligence, has …
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Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria
2 months 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
2 months 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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Steps to recruiting a reliable social media manager
2 months ago

Steps to recruiting a reliable social media manager

In your corporate strategy for 2017, you included the line item “Go online, get social”. Social Media is hot right now with Kenya and Nigeria trending in the 3rd place, according to …
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Want to learn how to start a startup?
2 months 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 months 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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GE’s Diverse Development Initiatives Help Shape Nigerian Lives
2 months ago

GE’s Diverse Development Initiatives Help Shape Nigerian Lives

For more than 40 years, GE has been expanding its footprint in Nigeria and during this time, its businesses have made a significant impact in a number of key sectors …
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Etisalat saved from creditors’ sledgehammer
2 months ago

Etisalat saved from creditors’ sledgehammer

The decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) prevented 13 Nigerian banks from taking over the operations of Etisalat Nigeria following the …
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Airbnb valued at $31 billion
3 months 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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Nigerian Banks to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn debt
3 months ago

Nigerian Banks to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn debt

Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank have plans to take over telco giant, Etisalat because of their inability to repay a loan of over N541bn it secured from …
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