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FinTech

From Nigeria To The UK: Kora Expands Its Payments APIs

10th August 2022

Earlier this year saw kora, a Nigerian payments infrastructure startup receive its commercial Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP) license from the Central Bank of Nigeria. The PSSP licence is to drive its vision of powering payments across Africa. It is also in the process of obtaining the same licence in both Kenya and South Africa. … Continue reading From Nigeria To The UK: Kora Expands Its Payments APIs

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BUSINESS TECH

How Kwik Logistics Company Ventured Unto E-commerce

The E-Commerce sector in Africa is growing rapidly with Nigeria’s social commerce market estimated to reach US$23.8 billion by 2028. This is why some startups are now delving into the sector to get a piece of the action. Recently a former payments company( Abeg) rebranded to a Pocket app to power both payments and online … Continue reading How Kwik Logistics Company Ventured Unto E-commerce

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FinTech

Why You Should Invest In NFTs

A first look at any NFT art might make you think it’s just a picture. If you were told that digital art is worth millions of dollars, you will probably look at the person dubiously. However, NFTs can be worth so much that if you have the opportunity to buy one, then you should. Read … Continue reading Why You Should Invest In NFTs

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BUSINESS TECH

Five Ways To Leverage Technology To Attract New Customers To Your Business

Technology helps make your business more efficient. It also enables you to engage with your customers and promote your business. Another thing it helps you do is to attract new customers, serve them and retain them. Many tech-driven solutions are available to help you attract new customers. However, there are some factors to consider before … Continue reading Five Ways To Leverage Technology To Attract New Customers To Your Business

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FinTech

Six Things To Consider In The NFT Marketplace As A Buyer

NFTs marketplaces are platforms where NFTs can be stored, displayed, traded and in some cases minted (created). Think of it as similar to Jumia and Konga where goods are displayed. However, in the case of NFT marketplaces, they are not just stores to buy and sell digital art. They have several communities where artists, creators … Continue reading Six Things To Consider In The NFT Marketplace As A Buyer

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TECH

Max.NG: Nigeria’s Leading Tech Mobility Platform

MAX.ng is one of the leading mobility players in the Nigerian and African mobility tech space. Since its inception, it has strived to combine its resources towards moving people and goods within Africa easily, efficiently and safely. But not without some challenges. First was the Lagos okada ban in the first quarter of 2020. Followed by … Continue reading Max.NG: Nigeria’s Leading Tech Mobility Platform

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TECH

Why You Should Join An Online Community

An online community is a group of people who share a common interest or purpose and communicates via the Internet. Online communities are similar to those groups people belong to such as age grades, trade unions, and village groups except that it is not physical. Often, you can find some of these groups planning events … Continue reading Why You Should Join An Online Community

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BUSINESS FinTech

Fintech: Five Ways To Make Your Fintech Business Stand Out

In our previous article on whether we need more fintech startups in Nigeria, we stated various reasons innovators will continue building fintech startups. One of which is that the fintech sector is a free market where everyone is free to build their solutions. On that basis, more startups are already existing to provide services to … Continue reading Fintech: Five Ways To Make Your Fintech Business Stand Out

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Health TECH

Ubenwa: The Health Tech Startup That Diagnoses Babies Cries

A visit to a new mother’s house or the newborn ward is enough to show you that newborn babies are synonymous with crying. However, babies cry for different reasons. It can be because they are hungry, exhausted or have colic. Colic is a condition where an infant cries for more than three hours a day, … Continue reading Ubenwa: The Health Tech Startup That Diagnoses Babies Cries

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BUSINESS Social Media

Content Creation Ideas

Without good content, your business will be shaky. Whichever way you look at it, content is what drives any business. From your social media pages to your website and product packaging, content is everything! Sometimes, we see ourselves keep getting it wrong when it comes to creating quality content that can ensure brand awareness and … Continue reading Content Creation Ideas

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Opportunities

Apply For The Flour Mills Of Nigeria Graduate Trainee Program

Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) is accepting applications from recent graduates of tertiary institutions who want to enrol in its graduate trainee program. If you are keen on building a career in Nigeria’s Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, you may consider taking advantage of this opportunity. Read more about Opportunities For over 60 years, … Continue reading Apply For The Flour Mills Of Nigeria Graduate Trainee Program

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BUSINESS TECH

5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website

I don’t know how else to say it, but your business needs a website! Want to know how? Just read on. The world is a global village. At the snap of a finger, we can get information downloaded to us. What does this imply? It means that more people are spending time on the internet. … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website

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BUSINESS How To

How To Start A Cleaning Business In Nigeria

The cleaning business is a huge, yet, less tapped business in Nigeria. Every weekend, people want to get their homes cleaned, and weekends are for owambe and rest. For people with 9-5 jobs, who still want to chill when they have the time, and not spend it on housework, they will be willing to pay … Continue reading How To Start A Cleaning Business In Nigeria

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BUSINESS

Tips For Creating A Company Brochure

One peculiar thing a brochure does for you is to help you tell your story. Not everything about your business can be published on your website. Your social media feed is also not enough to tell your entire brand story. This is why a company brochure is needed. It can be seen as a smaller … Continue reading Tips For Creating A Company Brochure

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BUSINESS How To

How To Write An Elevator Pitch: For Entrepreneurs

According to an article by Zety, an elevator pitch is “a short persuasive speech you use to introduce yourself, your product/service or your company”. An elevator pitch allows you to state clearly who you are or what your company offers without so many words. It is called an elevator pitch because it was derived from … Continue reading How To Write An Elevator Pitch: For Entrepreneurs

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Social Media

Top 5 Strategies To Gain Visibility On Social Media

9th August 2022

Social media has become a force in the marketing space. To a great length, it helps drive traffic to a business website and often helps increase revenue in the long haul. Massive sales are recorded to have been a result of social media marketing. This goes a long way to say that social media is … Continue reading Top 5 Strategies To Gain Visibility On Social Media

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BUSINESS

5 Steps To Writing Cold Emails That Convert

Woodpecker defines cold email as simply “a way to start and maintain business relationships”. Think of it like a scenario where two people meet and start a conversation. In this meeting, there is always an initiator, the one that reaching out with a handshake or a simple “hello”. This is what cold email means. It … Continue reading 5 Steps To Writing Cold Emails That Convert

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BUSINESS

Getting Ready For Your Product Launch

Research by Harvard Business School states that 30,000 new products are launched every single year, but only 5% of them get to succeed. Isn’t this disheartening? This means that it is not just about creating a product and letting people know about it, there is a need to infiltrate the market the right way and … Continue reading Getting Ready For Your Product Launch

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BUSINESS How To

How To Understand Consumer Behavior

To be able to make considerable progress in your business, one of the things you must be aware of is your consumer behavior. If you do not know who your customers are, what they want and how they think, how do you expect to be successful? Understanding your customers is what helps you draft your … Continue reading How To Understand Consumer Behavior

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BUSINESS CAREER

Steps To Define Your Company Identity

As an individual, it is often advised that you define your identity. Who are you and what are you known for? You should be able to answer these questions anytime you are asked. When you know who you are, when you have principles, there are certain things people can identify you with. The same applies … Continue reading Steps To Define Your Company Identity

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FinTech

Virtual Cards In Nigeria

  A virtual card is a set of sixteen digits similar to a credit card number together with a CVV code that is randomly generated using the software.  Read more about Fintech Virtual payments are payments that are made online or over the telephone without exchanging cash or paying by check. These payments are made … Continue reading Virtual Cards In Nigeria

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Opportunities

The FCMB Executive Trainee Program For Young Nigerian Graduates

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is inviting young Nigerian graduates to apply for its Executive Trainee Program. If you would like to build a career in the Nigerian banking industry, here’s a chance for you to start on that path. Read more about Opportunities Persons who FCMB selects to take part in this training program … Continue reading The FCMB Executive Trainee Program For Young Nigerian Graduates

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies In Nigeria, Second Week Of August 2022

These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the second week of August 2022. Internal Auditor, Costarchem Nigeria Costarchem, a construction chemicals producer, is looking to hire an Internal Auditor. This person will analyze the company’s business records, accounting systems, assets, and financial statements. They will do this to determine the company’s … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies In Nigeria, Second Week Of August 2022

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BUSINESS

Business Growth Tips: From A Business Blog Into A Powerful Marketing Tool

Your business should have a blog. With it, you can share what’s going on in your company with your customers and the broader public. When used the right way, your blog will be at the core of your communications strategy, enabling you to connect with your target market. Read more about Business Growth But there’s … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: From A Business Blog Into A Powerful Marketing Tool

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BUSINESS How To

How To Start A Bulk SMS Service Business In Nigeria

According to the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), there were over 206 million total mobile telephone (GSM) subscriptions in Nigeria as of June 2022. Read more about How To Back in 2018, Nigerians sent and received a staggering total of 20.92 billion SMS. If you’re wondering if SMS is still a thing in Nigeria, you should … Continue reading How To Start A Bulk SMS Service Business In Nigeria

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Fashion

Starting A Fashion Designing Business From Home

8th August 2022

When many think of starting a fashion business, they think of an office, shop, large space, and so on. The cost of renting a space has caused a lot of intending fashion designers to abandon their dreams. The frustration that comes from the endless expenses of renting a space can weigh anyone down. Read more … Continue reading Starting A Fashion Designing Business From Home

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Fashion

10 Tips On Starting A Fashion Business in Nigeria ( Part 1)

People always ask for the right time to start their fashion business. Of course, you don’t want to start too early and find yourself back in the trenches. Also, you don’t want to be too late to the party. Read more about Fashion To start a fashion business in Nigeria, you need to be armed … Continue reading 10 Tips On Starting A Fashion Business in Nigeria ( Part 1)

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SPORTS

Team Nigeria Wins 13 Medals As Folashade And Chiemerie Break World Records

6th August 2022

Nigeria occupies the 8th spot on the medals table. Nigeria’s medal haul in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, increased to 13 on Thursday, August 4, 2022, after Team Nigeria added four medals. Three out of the four medals were won in Para Powerlifting while one medal came from Women’s Discus Throw. … Continue reading Team Nigeria Wins 13 Medals As Folashade And Chiemerie Break World Records

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BUSINESS

SME Spotlight: BusinessOntop

BusinessOntop is a business development services provider based in Lagos. The company delivers a range of corporate solutions to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large-scale organizations in Nigeria. They include market research, building an online presence, developing and executing communications strategies, and consulting for startups. Read more about Business There’s a high demand for … Continue reading SME Spotlight: BusinessOntop

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Opportunities

Applications Open For The General Electric Early Identification Internship Program 2022

General Electric (GE) is currently accepting applications from Nigerian undergraduates who want to enrol in its Early Identification (EID) internship program. This program is an undergraduate internship in the Services ITR organization for Nigeria, which will last for three months. Read more about Opportunities The internship role may also involve engaging customers of General Electric … Continue reading Applications Open For The General Electric Early Identification Internship Program 2022

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