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EDUCATION TECH

uLesson Is Creating An Online Open University Called Miva

16th March 2023

  uLesson, an EdTech company based in Nigeria, has been providing K-12 online education across Africa for four years. Now, the company is expanding its services to include tertiary education. To achieve this goal, uLesson is launching Miva Open University, which is a distance e-learning institution catering to students across Africa. Read more about Tech … Continue reading uLesson Is Creating An Online Open University Called Miva

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TECH

Andela Acquires Qualified

  Andela has completed the acquisition of Qualified, an assessment platform that certifies highly skilled engineering talents. The deal’s financial details were not disclosed, but Andela now holds a 100% stake in Qualified. This acquisition adds around 3.6 million engineering talents to Andela’s global community who were previous users of Codewars. Codewars is an online … Continue reading Andela Acquires Qualified

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TECH Women

2023 IWD: UN Asks for More Women in Digital Tech

  On this year’s International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8th, 2023, the United Nations and UN Women are coming together to celebrate the theme of DigitALL, which highlights the role of innovation and technology in promoting gender equality. Read more about Tech Despite the growing prevalence of technology in our lives, the representation … Continue reading 2023 IWD: UN Asks for More Women in Digital Tech

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BUSINESS

Unlocking Your Earning Potential with the Revenue Optimization Canvas

  In today’s fast-paced business environment, it is essential to maximize revenue and profits to remain competitive. However, many businesses struggle with revenue optimization due to the complexity of the process. The Revenue Optimization Canvas is a tool that can help businesses unlock their earning potential by providing a structured approach to revenue optimization. This … Continue reading Unlocking Your Earning Potential with the Revenue Optimization Canvas

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BUSINESS TECH

Kobo360 Joins The Elite Club Of YC-Backed African Companies

  Last year, only seven African companies made it to the list of YC’s most valuable companies, including Flutterwave, Wave, Paystack, Reliance Health, 54gene, Yassir, and Nomba. However, this year’s list includes Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360, which participated in the summer batch of 2018. Read more about Tech The list ranks companies based on … Continue reading Kobo360 Joins The Elite Club Of YC-Backed African Companies

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BUSINESS

15 Tips to Attract Customers to Your Small Business

  As an experienced small business coach, I have noticed that one of the most common concerns shared by entrepreneurs is how to attract customers. Whether they are just starting out or have been running their business for a while, this question remains a constant challenge. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to this, there … Continue reading 15 Tips to Attract Customers to Your Small Business

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BUSINESS

Diversifying Your Revenue Streams In Your Small Business

15th March 2023

  Diversifying your revenue streams is a critical component of any successful small business strategy. By expanding the range of products or services you offer, you can tap into new markets, reduce your dependence on a single revenue source, and create new opportunities for growth. In this article, we’ll explore some practical tips for diversifying … Continue reading Diversifying Your Revenue Streams In Your Small Business

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BUSINESS

Finding Your Niche in the Market

  Finding your niche in the market is a crucial step towards building a successful business. Your niche refers to the specific area of the market that your business targets. This could be a specific product, service, or group of customers. By identifying your niche, you can differentiate yourself from competitors and attract loyal customers. … Continue reading Finding Your Niche in the Market

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BUSINESS

How SMEs In Nigeria Can Identify Their Target Audience

  Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial role in the Nigerian economy. They contribute significantly to job creation, income generation, and poverty alleviation. One of the essential factors for the success of an SME is identifying its target audience. Identifying the target audience is crucial because it helps to develop effective marketing strategies … Continue reading How SMEs In Nigeria Can Identify Their Target Audience

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BUSINESS

How To Build A Network Of Contacts And Partnerships

  Building a network of contacts and partnerships is a critical component of any successful business strategy. A strong network can help you expand your reach, gain valuable insights and resources, and develop new opportunities for growth. In this article, we’ll explore some practical tips for building and maintaining a network of contacts and partnerships … Continue reading How To Build A Network Of Contacts And Partnerships

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BUSINESS

Offer Exceptional Customer Service With Case Studies

  Exceptional customer service is the foundation of any successful business. Customers who receive great service are more likely to become loyal, repeat customers, and they are also more likely to recommend your business to others. On the other hand, customers who have a negative experience with customer service are likely to leave negative reviews … Continue reading Offer Exceptional Customer Service With Case Studies

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BUSINESS

Developing a Marketing Budget for Your Small Business

14th March 2023

  Developing a marketing budget is a critical component of any successful small business strategy. Without a clear understanding of how much you can afford to spend on marketing, you risk overspending or underspending, both of which can have serious consequences for your business. In this article, we’ll explore some practical tips for developing a … Continue reading Developing a Marketing Budget for Your Small Business

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BUSINESS TECH

How Cloud Technology Can Speed Up Business Growth

  Small enterprises and larger companies alike seek that little edge that could give them a competitive advantage over their rivals. It’s what could keep them afloat in today’s tight markets, where margins are slim and customer loyalty is fickle. One class of tools can enable businesses to push past their challengers in the race … Continue reading How Cloud Technology Can Speed Up Business Growth

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BUSINESS

The Olam International Future Leadership Program 2023

  Olam International, a global player in the agri-business space, is inviting smart young individuals to take part in its Future Leadership Program, an initiative that will see the company train and develop potential leaders. If you consider a future career with Olam attractive, you may want to apply for the program. Read more about … Continue reading The Olam International Future Leadership Program 2023

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of March 2023

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the third week of March 2023. Read more about Opportunities Digital Marketing Manager, Sankore Investments Sankore Investments wants to hire a Digital Marketing Manager. Whoever takes on this role will manage the company’s online presence and take charge of digital marketing campaigns. They … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Third Week of March 2023

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BUSINESS

How to Accelerate Your Business Growth and Dominate Your Market

  In today’s digital age, online success is a crucial factor for business growth and development. With the internet providing access to a global audience, businesses that harness the power of digital technology have the potential to dominate their market niche and achieve exponential growth. In Nigeria, where the digital landscape is rapidly expanding, businesses … Continue reading How to Accelerate Your Business Growth and Dominate Your Market

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FinTech TECH

Creating Collaborative Ecosystems for Fintech Startups

  Fintech startups have been revolutionizing the financial industry in recent years. They have been leveraging technology to create innovative products and services that meet the needs of customers in a more efficient and convenient way than traditional financial institutions. However, despite the potential of fintech startups to disrupt the industry, they often face challenges … Continue reading Creating Collaborative Ecosystems for Fintech Startups

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Finance FinTech

A Summary of the CBN’s New Operational Guidelines for Open Banking

13th March 2023

  On Tuesday, March 7, the Central Bank of Nigeria released operational guidelines for Open Banking in Nigeria. The new rules were written up to enable banks and third-party firms to share customer data with each other, subject to customers’ consent. Musa Jimoh, Director of the Payments System Department at the apex bank, explained this … Continue reading A Summary of the CBN’s New Operational Guidelines for Open Banking

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BUSINESS

How To Identify Potential Investors For Your Startup

  Identifying potential investors for your startup is a crucial step in the process of securing funding. Investors can provide not only the financial support necessary to grow your business but also access to valuable resources and networks that can help your startup succeed. In this article, we will discuss some strategies for identifying potential … Continue reading How To Identify Potential Investors For Your Startup

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Opportunities

Up to $100,000 Funding Available from the OPEN Energy Fund 

  The OPEN Energy Fund is currently accepting applications for African entrepreneurs seeking financing for their energy businesses. If you are a woman currently running an energy startup or company and you would like to receive funding and technical support to drive it up the growth ladder, here’s an opportunity you may consider taking advantage … Continue reading Up to $100,000 Funding Available from the OPEN Energy Fund 

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BUSINESS

The First Quarter of the 2023 Marketing Season

11th March 2023

  The first quarter of 2023 has been an eventful one for the Nigerian marketing industry, with shifting consumer behaviour, evolving technology, and economic uncertainties reshaping the competitive landscape. As marketers brace for the remainder of the year, it’s important to assess the current market trends and adjust marketing strategies to stay ahead of the … Continue reading The First Quarter of the 2023 Marketing Season

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BUSINESS

Creating A Gamification Strategy for Customer Engagement

  Gamification is a technique that uses game design elements in non-gaming contexts to engage and motivate people to achieve specific goals. This technique has become increasingly popular in recent years and has been used by businesses to improve customer engagement, increase brand loyalty, and drive sales. In this article, we will discuss how businesses … Continue reading Creating A Gamification Strategy for Customer Engagement

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EDUCATION

Developing an Online Open University in Nigeria

10th March 2023

  Education is the bedrock of any society, and Nigeria, being the most populous country in Africa, needs a robust educational system to thrive. While the government has been making strides in improving the education sector, there is still a lot to be done, particularly in providing accessible and quality education to everyone, irrespective of … Continue reading Developing an Online Open University in Nigeria

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BUSINESS Opportunities Women

Google Introduces 3 Initiatives To Empower African Women

  Google has introduced three new initiatives to support and empower African women entrepreneurs in recognition of International Women’s Day. The initiatives include the Hustle Academy for Women-Led SMEs, the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa: Women Founders Cohort, and a social media series celebrating inspiring women in Africa’s technology sector. Read more about Opportunities This … Continue reading Google Introduces 3 Initiatives To Empower African Women

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BUSINESS Real Estate

7 Steps to Investing in Real Estate by House Hacking

  Real estate investing has always been a popular choice for investors seeking to build long-term wealth. House hacking is an approach to investing in real estate that allows investors to live in their investment property while earning rental income. In this article, we will outline seven steps to investing in real estate by house … Continue reading 7 Steps to Investing in Real Estate by House Hacking

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BUSINESS

Brands We Love: Dataflex

  Just as their peers elsewhere in the world have done, Nigerian businesses are increasingly adopting technologies that enable them to achieve more across their operations. They are doing so because they have witnessed the benefits that these tools can yield: lower costs, higher output, better quality outcomes, and increased revenues and profits. The technologies … Continue reading Brands We Love: Dataflex

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Opportunities

The Baker Hughes Engineering and Technology Graduate Internship Program 2023

  Baker Hughes, one of the world’s leading oil field service companies, is inviting students and recent graduates from engineering and technology disciplines to apply for its internship program. This 12-month program is built for persons who want to gain first-hand, on-the-job experience and acquire skills that they would find useful in their careers. Read … Continue reading The Baker Hughes Engineering and Technology Graduate Internship Program 2023

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TECH

How TEMSI Is Providing Support to Tech Marketers

9th March 2023

  During one of her visits to Lagos, Ore Badmus met Izzie Ekong at a Christmas dinner party and they got along well. They formed a friendship, which later developed into a partnership, making them co-founders. Read more about Tech Both Izzie and Ore are marketers and they established the Tech Marketers Support Initiative (TEMSI) … Continue reading How TEMSI Is Providing Support to Tech Marketers

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BUSINESS

From a Registered Business Name to a Private LLC

  When businesses in Nigeria register with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), they either do so as a ‘Business Name,’ or incorporate a company (a Private Limited Liability or Public Limited Company). Most businesses settle for the former, as it’s designed primarily for sole proprietorships (especially micro and small-scale enterprises). Bigger commercial and industrial concerns … Continue reading From a Registered Business Name to a Private LLC

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Opportunities

The Access Corporation Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program

  Access Corporation, the parent company of Access Bank, is organizing the Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program (WDEP) for businesswomen in Nigeria. This initiative, it aims to equip female entrepreneurs with the skills they need to digitize their businesses and take advantage of the growth potential that the online space offers their ventures. Read more about … Continue reading The Access Corporation Women Digital Entrepreneurship Program

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