Lagos

  • SheLeads Africa Contest

    Organic Nigerian Food Entrepreneur wins She Leads Africa Contest

    Kasope Ladipo-Ajai, founder and owner of a Nigerian food production startup called Omo Alata Foods, has won the She Leads Africa 2015 Entrepreneur Showcase for women entrepreneurs. The She Leads Africa Entrepreneur Showcase is hosted annually to promote and boost women entrepreneurs on the continent. Ajai was among six finalists chosen from...
  • Metro Africa Xpress - Nigeria

    Metro Africa Xpress (MAX) Makes TechCrunch Disrupt London Finals

    Metro Africa Xpress (or MAX, for short),  founded by Adetayo Bamiduro and his co-founder Chinedu Azodoha is a last-mile delivery service for urban Africa based in Lagos, Nigeria. They presented in front of multiple groups of industry leaders serving competing for £30,000 and the highly coveted Disrupt Cup in London. The...
  • SimbaPay wins DEMO Africa 2015. Next stop: Silicon Valley

    SimbaPay – a leading digital money transfer provider – was on Friday, 25 Sep 2015 announced as the winner of the prestigious DEMO Africa 2015 event which was held in Lagos, Nigeria. SimbaPay now automatically qualifies for the global DEMO event that will be held in Silicon Valley, USA....
  • DEMO Africa Sees 30 Startups Pitch for Funding

    Organisers of one of Africa’s major startup events, DEMO Africa have released the list of entrepreneurs who will get the chance to pitch at this year’s event which takes place on the 24th and 25th September in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of Lagos. The list is dominated by companies...
  • Nigeria: Easy Taxi Pre-installed on Samsung S5 Smartphones

    Easy Taxi, the world’s largest taxi booking app, has teamed up with Samsung to offer its services to even more customers across Nigeria, with the Easy Taxi app to be pre-installed on all new Samsung Galaxy S5 devices as part of the Galaxy Gift Exchange.  At the launch of...
  • Uber Launches in Lagos; Offers N2,000 Discount On First Ride.

    Uber – a popular ride-sharing  service that connect passengers with drivers of vehicles for hiring services officially launched in Lagos, Nigeria with Chocolate City’s Ice Prince Zamani been the first Nigerian to hitch a ride on the service. Unlike other taxi apps, Uber offers not just taxis but also regular...
  • Kaymu gets ‘Happy’ for Nigerian Customers on Easter

    Kaymu.com.ng, Nigeria’s number one online marketplace, is bringing rewards and good cheer to its customers this Easter season with the release of the company’s own version of Pharrell’s music video for ‘Happy’ and an Easter-themed competition on the site.   Kaymu Nigeria, Nigeria’s number one online marketplace is bringing...
  • Tech Event: DEMO Africa 2014 set for Lagos, Nigeria

    The 3rd annual DEMO Africa will be held in Lagos, Nigeria between September 22 – 26, 2014! The most innovative companies from African countries will come to launch their products and announce to Africa and the world what they have developed. Read the full Press Release of DEMO Africa 2014 on VC4Africa...
  • Entrepreneurship: What VCs & Angel Investors Look for in Start-ups

    Come March 30 – 31, 2014, about 100 Investors and Entrepreneurs from within and outside Africa will come together to “do deals” in Lagos during the inaugural Angel Fair West Africa (AFWA) – an event organized by the Angel Africa List (AAL) in partnership with the Lagos Angel Network...
  • Ato Ulzen-Appiah as Social Media Week 2014 #55FORWARD Ambassador

    #55FORWARD Ghana: Ato Ulzen-Appiah on building a grass-root movement via social media GhanaThink Foundation and Barcamp Ghana’s Co-founder: Ato Ulzen-Appiah is selected as the 55FORWARD Ambassador for the Social Media Week 2014 – Lagos, Nigeria from Feb 17 – 21, 2014. According the Social Media Week Lagos portal: Social...
  • Social Media Week 2014 – Lagos, Nigeria.

    Social Media Week Lagos 2014 organized by Dragon Africa and AFRIKA21, is a whole week long event that is part of the Social Media Week global platform and is taking place in Lagos, Nigeria from February 17 – 21, 2014. Social Media Week is built on the belief that we...
  • Lagos to Host 1st Angel Fair West Africa

    Africa’s technology startup ecosystem is still nascent and peculiarly opaque, making it hard for serious players on both sides to find each other, reports TechCabal. In view of the above, a 2-days Angel Fair West Africa is been organized in Lagos, Nigeria from March 30 – 31, 2014. About...
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