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5 Fintech Growth Strategies For 2022

4th July 2022

2022 is far spent already but the good thing is, the second half just started! You can still achieve those goals you set out for your company or yourself this year. If you run a fintech startup or even any startup at all, I am 99.9% sure that achieving growth is one of your goals. … Continue reading 5 Fintech Growth Strategies For 2022

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FinTech TECH

How To Design A FinTech Startup That Attracts Gen Zers

    Gen-Z is the most tech-savvy and internet-driven of all the generations. Aside from being tech-savvy, the members of Gen-Z (those born between 1996 and 2010) have been identified as the social media generation. A study states that 9 out of 10 teenagers are on social media. What more? The rise of TikTok is … Continue reading How To Design A FinTech Startup That Attracts Gen Zers

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FinTech

How To Create A Personalized FinTech Startup

    Personalization is the new technique for growth. It has now become a very pivotal adoption in the financial service industry. A study done by Capco, an international consulting firm, in 2021, reports that 89% of customers point out personalization as a significant component of their relationship with their banks. Read more about Fintech … Continue reading How To Create A Personalized FinTech Startup

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TECH

3 Trends To Help You Fine-Tune Your Web Design

  Your website is one of your greatest assets as a businessperson. It is the first point of call when people want to get to know your business. Not just that, with billions of searches going on daily on Google and other search engines, having a fine-tuned website that visitors may deliberately or accidentally visit … Continue reading 3 Trends To Help You Fine-Tune Your Web Design

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Beauty Fashion TECH

Made In Nigeria: GetFit Technologies Limited

  GetFit Technologies Limited is a beauty and fitness company in Nigeria owned by Adekemi Oladipo. Adekemi is from a family of seven. She grew up in Lagos and studied computer science. Read more about Fashion GetFit brand is one of a kind in Nigeria. They consistently introduce relevant fitness products to the market. They … Continue reading Made In Nigeria: GetFit Technologies Limited

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FinTech TECH

Abeg Rebrands To PocketApp To Expand Its Social Commerce Platform

1st July 2022

Abeg is a Nigerian social payments startup and a subsidiary of Piggytech Global limited. The startup announced that it had been granted approval in principle (AIP) from the Central Bank of Nigeria to run as a mobile money operator. This was after it met the specific regulatory requirements. It is now expected to receive the … Continue reading Abeg Rebrands To PocketApp To Expand Its Social Commerce Platform

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FinTech TECH

FinTech: Do We Need More FinTech In Nigeria?

2020 report data from the Enhancing Financial Innovation Access (EFInA), shows that 36% of adults in Nigeria( 38.1 million people) are excluded from financial services. A problem fintech startups generally seek to solve. In Nigeria, fintech startups are dime a dozen. They are about 144 catering to the banked, unbanked and underserved. However, this figure … Continue reading FinTech: Do We Need More FinTech In Nigeria?

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Health TECH

Building The Largest Emergency Respondent Networks In Nigeria

In developed countries, there are emergency numbers for citizens to call when they run into a situation that requires urgent attention. Especially during health crises, accidents and crimes. Sadly, that’s not the case with Nigeria. Hundreds of people have died from road accidents, cardiovascular diseases, and pregnancy complications. Simply because there are no emergency responders … Continue reading Building The Largest Emergency Respondent Networks In Nigeria

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TECH

Top Tech Gifts For Tech Bros And Sis

For tech bros and tech Sis, any gift will simply not do. While they may appreciate a pair of shoes or jewellery. Most of them work from home so you need to get them what they can use every day. Or rather something that resonates with what they do. It shows you are thoughtful and … Continue reading Top Tech Gifts For Tech Bros And Sis

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FinTech

Female Fintech Founder: Odunayo Eweninyi (PushCV, FirstCheck, And Piggyvest)

Odunayo Eweniyi is well known in Nigeria as a successful tech start-up expert. She has founded several startups with other techies. These include PushCV, PiggyVest and FirstCheck. She is also popular as a women’s rights defender and the empowerment of girls and women. She helped to raise about$1.1 million in support of the #EndSARS movement … Continue reading Female Fintech Founder: Odunayo Eweninyi (PushCV, FirstCheck, And Piggyvest)

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FinTech TECH

How Robotic Process Automation Is Driving The Evolution Of FinTech

30th June 2022

Competition in Nigeria’s FinTech industry is stiff and growing. Startups and older companies in the space are battling it out for the loyalty of increasingly picky consumers. With the ranks of players in the space swelling, customers have more options and can switch platforms and providers without batting an eyelid. Read more about Fintech FinTechs … Continue reading How Robotic Process Automation Is Driving The Evolution Of FinTech

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TECH

Nigerian Startup, Salubata Technologies, Wins $10,000 At The Kigali Startup Festival

29th June 2022

Salubata reforms plastic wastes. Nigerian start-up, Salubata Technologies, won a cash sum of $10,000 (about N4.2 million) at the Kigali Startup Festival 2022 of the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) in Kigali, Rwanda. The Nigerian enterprise got the prize money after emerging winner of the Green Innovation Guru Award category during the event. The Youth Forum … Continue reading Nigerian Startup, Salubata Technologies, Wins $10,000 At The Kigali Startup Festival

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FinTech

7 Must Needed Features For BNPL

    The Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is a fast-rising sector in the FinTech industry. There are various popular BNPL platforms in Nigeria. They include Spredda, Easybuy, CDcare, The Alternative Mall, Zoomba and so many more. Several BNPL platforms have attracted venture capitalist funding. According to a 2022 report by CISON, the BNPL payment … Continue reading 7 Must Needed Features For BNPL

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Real Estate TECH Tip of the Day

5 Tips To Launching Your Own Prop-Tech Startup

  Prop-Tech in Nigeria is still nascent compared to other industries that have adopted tech into their operations. For example, finance and agriculture have metamorphosed into FinTech and AgroTech respectively. From the term itself, PropTech is a portmanteau of “Property” and “Technology”. Hence, we can readily define PropTech as using technology to solve problems in … Continue reading 5 Tips To Launching Your Own Prop-Tech Startup

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FinTech

4 Growth Lessons Nigerian FinTechs Can Learn From PayPal

PayPal is the biggest FinTech in the world. It conducts millions of financial transactions daily. PayPal’s net income amounted to 801 million U.S. dollars in the fourth quarter of 2021, down from over 1 billion U.S. dollars from the previous quarter. However, PayPal has been described as the most valuable FinTech in the world. Read more … Continue reading 4 Growth Lessons Nigerian FinTechs Can Learn From PayPal

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FinTech

5 Efficient Ways To Prevent Fraud In FinTech

  Nowadays, cyber criminals are into FinTech operations. Experts have warned that cybercriminals, especially internet fraudsters, are more likely to be tech-savvy than some professionals. Little wonder this menace has reached an unprecedented level, drawing global attention.  Read more about Fintech Experts have also observed that fraudsters are now in the FinTech industry, even running … Continue reading 5 Efficient Ways To Prevent Fraud In FinTech

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FinTech How To

How To Build A FinTech Startup That Serves Immigrants 

  Globally, there is a recurring problem in the FinTech industry: Reaching out and serving the underserved communities. Most often, FinTech founders believe that the underserved are those in the rural areas, and they believe that those in the urban areas are “over-served.” Although, this is true, a large number of people who are financially … Continue reading How To Build A FinTech Startup That Serves Immigrants 

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FinTech

Best Dollar Virtual Cards

Debit cards and credit cards whether virtual or physical are useful for making payments. However, It is not convenient to use a Nigerian Naira debit or credit card to make payments in dollars. Especially if it’s to pay for the services of international service providers like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, or Spotify. That is not … Continue reading Best Dollar Virtual Cards

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Agriculture TECH

Farm Crowdy, Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture Platform

Farmcrowdy is a Nigerian agric tech that provides funds to small-scale farmers in Nigeria. It was co-founded by Onyeka Akumah, Akindele Phillips, Temitope Omotolani, Christopher Abiodun, and Ifeanyi Anazodo in 2016. To connect farmers with their sponsors to increase food production. Read more about Tech FarmCrowdy has been able to do this by crowdsourcing funds … Continue reading Farm Crowdy, Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture Platform

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FinTech TECH

Overwood Capitals Helps Nigerians Invest Safely

28th June 2022

In the past few years, the Nigerian economy has been spiralling downwards. A situation that has left quite a lot of Nigerians dejected. But that is not only the case. When the economy of a country experiences a downturn, it causes a whole lot of other problems like inflation, poverty, unemployment, a high rate of … Continue reading Overwood Capitals Helps Nigerians Invest Safely

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FinTech TECH

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, The Other Brain Box Behind Flutterwave

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, is a Nigerian entrepreneur, co-founder and former CEO of Flutterwave. A fintech startup he cofounded in 2016 with Olugbenga Agboola. Read more about Tech Perhaps it is the most successful one among his many startups. Since it has attained the unicorn status with a valuation of $3 billion. Early life Iyinoluwa was born … Continue reading Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, The Other Brain Box Behind Flutterwave

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FinTech

Four Crypto Debit Cards For Payments

In recent years, fiat debit cards have become an acceptable means of payment. With the massive adoption of cryptocurrency, there are now crypto debit cards. Issued by crypto exchanges and payments companies in partnership with Mastercard and visa. Even with the crypto ban in Nigeria, people are still able to buy, sell and trade crypto … Continue reading Four Crypto Debit Cards For Payments

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Health TECH

6 Successful Strategies In Building MedTech Software

  Digital transformation is at the heart of every business. Nowadays, it can be detrimental to any institution that has not digitized its business process. Digitalization is pivotal and essential to any industry that wants to grow and the medical and health sector is no exception.  Read more about Tech Everything starts and ends with … Continue reading 6 Successful Strategies In Building MedTech Software

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EDUCATION FinTech

4 Ways the FinTech Industry Can Help Educational Institutions

The FinTech industry is one of the fastest-growing industries innovative-wise. FinTech services have been integrated with other non-financial services. The FinTech industry has been a topic of focus in recent years. Additionally, it has positively impacted most industries in various ways. Read more about Fintech As a matter of fact, some believe that the industry … Continue reading 4 Ways the FinTech Industry Can Help Educational Institutions

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TECH

4 Digital Innovations You Can Incorporate Into Your MedTech Company

27th June 2022

  Building a successful medtech company relies on deploying great innovations. It might as well require you to build something that becomes a one-stop-shop for everything medical. The MedTech sector is the future of medicine and health. And as the name sounds, MedTech is the combination of “Medicine” and “Technology”. The New Public Health defines … Continue reading 4 Digital Innovations You Can Incorporate Into Your MedTech Company

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FinTech

What To Do When Crypto Crashes

Volatile is the word that best describes both bitcoin and cryptocurrency. It means their prices can suddenly rise and fall. For instance, bitcoin fell from $30,500 to about $23,500 within four days this month. Subsequently, it still went down to $20000. In that same period, Ethereum’s price plunged by 31 per cent. The whole crypto … Continue reading What To Do When Crypto Crashes

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TECH

Artificial Intelligence Startups In Nigeria

The potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has not fully been realized in Nigeria. As a result of inadequate knowledge about AI, lack of infrastructure, power supply and access to data. According to the Oxford Insight Government AI Readiness, Nigeria ranks 138 globally and 20 in Africa, behind South Africa, Kenya and Ghana. Artificial Intelligence has … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Startups In Nigeria

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TECH

Nigerian HealthTracka Closes $1.5 Million Seed Funding

It is common knowledge that before a doctor or physician treats a patient, he must first determine what exactly is wrong. This is called diagnostics, the focal point of healthcare. Sadly, in third-world countries like Nigeria and most African countries, there is hardly adequate healthcare infrastructure for screening and testing of patients. Ultimately leaving a gap … Continue reading Nigerian HealthTracka Closes $1.5 Million Seed Funding

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FinTech

Thepeer Raises $2.1 Milion Seed Round

The debate on whether Africa needs more fintech has been ongoing for a while now. Considering that it is now over 600 fintech in Africa. Most fintech offers similar services to their customers. Some of which include payments, neo banking, lending, investing and trading. Apart from that, they also have wallets in common. Read more … Continue reading Thepeer Raises $2.1 Milion Seed Round

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FinTech TECH Women Empowerment

How Hervest Pioneers Inclusive Finance For African Women

A significant number of Nigerian women grew up without the mindset of making money and creating wealth. Because they are groomed to be good wives and supporters rather than breadwinners. Often, one would hear that money makes women wayward and they won’t find good husbands. They are also said to be bad with money, foolish … Continue reading How Hervest Pioneers Inclusive Finance For African Women

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