Nigeria

  • Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

    Guest Post: How Andela was founded – Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

    You probably already know that Nigerian talent accelerator, Andela raised $24 million in a funding round led by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan. What you may not know is that media coverage of the funding sparked a controversy on Nigerian Tech Twitter about its founding narrative. Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Andela’s...
  • TEEP2016

    45 Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Selected for 2016 Tony Elumelu #TEEP2016 Programme.

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation have announced the top 1,000 applicants for the second cycle of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme which includes 45 young entrepreneurs from Ghana. The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – #TEEP2016 is a 12-week programme to equip startups with the basic skills required to launch and...
  • Startup's Finance Management

    5 Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Startup’s Finances

    The very early days of any business can be tough. This is a make or break period for any start-up and it’s a sobering thought to consider, as Forbes states, that 90% of them are doomed to fail. It’s not enough just to have a sound product or service...
  • MEST+2

    Apply Now: Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology 2016 Fully Sponsored Program.

    From now until March 31, applicants from Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya can apply for the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology’s (MEST) one-year, fully sponsored training programme in software development at their campus in Accra. MEST offers a twelve-month, full-time, fully sponsored training program in which the students – known...
  • Jason-Njoku-iROKO-CEO

    iROKO Closes on $19m in Funding for Content & Capital Deals

    African mobile entertainment and internet TV pioneer, iROKO, has announced multiple deals totaling $19 million to enable them to scale across Africa. The figure is made up of content development and capital funding deals from French media giant CANAL+ and existing investor Kinnevik AB. iROKO will channel the investment...
  • 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...
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    Digital Printing Startup, Printivo Secures Seed Funding From EchoVC Partners

    Nigerian Digital Printing startup – Printivo has closed a six-figure seed round from early-stage VC firm, EchoVC Partners. The investment will be used to significantly broaden the company’s product range, increase headcount, accelerate customer acquisition and scale the business. Initially servicing Nigeria’s booming SME sector, Printivo is poised to capitalise...
  • Rebecca+Enonchong

    Interview: Rebecca Enonchong and Michael Ike on Why Culture Matters.

    In this episode of African Entrepreneurs interview, SmartMonkey TV caught up two budding Entrepreneurs Rebecca Enonchong (Cameroon) and Michael Ike (Nigeria) on “Why Culture Matters”. Rebecca Enonchong – Cameroon Rebecca Enonchong is the Chair of ActivSpaces, Cameroon and talks about: the differences between the Anglophone and Francophone start-up worlds....
  • 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...
  • Microsoft and 88mph extend Ventures Program into Nigeria

    Microsoft in partnership with 88mph, has announced the expansion of the Microsoft Ventures program into Nigeria aimed at improving startup productivity. Part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, the Microsoft Ventures Program – a coordinated global effort that offers the tools, resources, expertise and routes to market by providing mentorship,...
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