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“Disrupt or Get Disrupted,” a Perfect Theme for the 14th CSH

"Disrupt or get Disrupted," this is a perfect theme for the upcoming 14th Edition of the CFA's Startup Hangout (CSH) Disruption is basically driven by...

Link Shortener: Google Backs off, Nigerian Startup in

I share some of my contents using on social media. At least it's a trusted way to get traffic to the website. But recently,...

Why GE Partnered Lagos State on Tech Conference for Startups

Startups in Nigeria are begining to get the desired attention. Not perfect yet, but there is an improvement. The ecosystem is begining to wax...

2018 TechFest: Beat Drone Wins the Battle of the Hubs

After all the lengthy presentations from the 5 startups that pitched, BeatDrone of Passion Incubator finally won the "Battle of the Hubs" contest. A critical...

One on One with CFA: Call for Submission

As part of its initiative to deepen its support for startups in Nigeria, leading technology blog, CFAtech.ng has opened entries for a pitch session. Interested...

Startups, Entrepreneurs Charged to Build the Right Partnership

Participants who gathered at the May Edition of the CFA’s Startups Hangout, weekend, have been exposed to the nitty-gritties of formidable partnerships and business...

$150k Global Venture Challenge; Connecticut Invites Applications

The VentureClash global venture challenge powered by Connecticut will hold in Lagos, Africa's Sillicon Valley on the 22-23 May 2018. VentureClash is Connecticut Innovation's worldwide...

20 Businesses You Could Kickoff with 100k ( PT 3)

Today ends the list of 20 businesses you could run in Nigeria with 100k. The two of my previous articles already treated the other...

How To Start a Company That Doesn’t Rely on VC-Funding

Venture Capital is one of the most popular and celebrated ways to start a company. Venture Capital has backed some of the most successful...

20 Businesses to Kickstart with 100k (Part 2)

Two weeks ago, I posted an article titled 20 businesses you could kick off with 100k. I listed some businesses ideas. And today I...

5 Impacts of Konga – Yudala Merger on Ecommerce in Nigeria

E-commerce in Africa has remained a tough nut to crack. Despite significant optimism of an unprecedented upsurge in global e-commerce spend which is widely...

Farmcrowdy Lands to Connect UK-based Nigerians with Country’s £30bn Agriculture Sector

UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform,...

(PT 1): 20 Businesses you could Kick-off with N100K or Less in Nigeria

The Nigerian business environment currently is very tough, that is the bitter truth. It is worsened by the recurring decline and devaluation of Naira...

mSurvey Secures $3.5m Series A Investment

mSurvey, the mobile-first consumer feedback platform for businesses and consumers in Africa, today announces a Series A round of USD$3.5m, led by Africa focused...

CoinAfrique raises € 2.5 million and accelerates its development in French-speaking Africa

The classified ads platform CoinAfrique has raised € 2.5 million euros from several investors, thereby cementing its ambition to become the mobile audience leader...

Nigerian Startup Listed on Pangea’s Startup Shortlist for Possible Funding

A Nigerian start-up, HelpMum is among the 11 start-ups shortlisted by the Norwegian accelerator, Pangea, for possible funding of up 50,000 USD per startup....

Enpact Fellowship Mentor, Moses Acquah, inspires Nigerian start-ups

The months of November and December has been remarkable for Findworka and to other Nigerian startup companies whose founders were part of the Enpact...

November 2017 Edition of CFA’s Startups Hangout to Feature John Obaro and Jane Egerton-Idehen...

The November 2017 edition of CFA's Startups Hangout will be featuring John Tani Obaro, MD, SystemSpecs (Remita) and Jane Egerton-Idehen, Country Manager, Avanti Satellite...

Make-IT Accelerator Opens Applications for Startups

The Make-IT Accelerator is inviting applications from different startups and entrepreneurs for a 3month of cohort-based training and capacity development for growth. Organizers will provide...

Startups Advised To Follow Their Passion and Adopt Tech For Work Processes

The September 2017 edition of CFA's Start-ups Hangout was held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja. The attendee Startups were not...