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10 FinTech Solutions for Nigerians in the Diaspora

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian diaspora refers to the large number of Nigerians who live outside the country, mainly in developed countries. They play a crucial role in the Nigerian economy, sending remittances and investing in businesses. With the rise of digital technologies and FinTech startups, the Nigerian diaspora can benefit from innovative FinTech solutions that cater to … Continue reading 10 FinTech Solutions for Nigerians in the Diaspora

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Why You Should Consider Launching a FinTech Startup in 2023

April 19, 2022

  FinTech—short for financial technology –is an industry on the rise. The companies in its domain are leveraging contemporary tech solutions to improve various aspects of finance, from payments to loaning, insurance and wealth management. And these are just the tip of the iceberg. Read more about FinTech It’s no surprise that there’s been a … Continue reading Why You Should Consider Launching a FinTech Startup in 2023

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How Can Delivery Services Survive In The Face Of Poor Infrastructure In Nigeria?

April 19, 2022

  Infrastructure problems and delivery services have long been an issue in Nigeria. The country’s inadequate transport infrastructure, coupled with poor road conditions, has led to significant problems with the delivery of goods and services. This has created a major bottleneck in the country’s supply chain, leading to long wait times and increased costs for … Continue reading How Can Delivery Services Survive In The Face Of Poor Infrastructure In Nigeria?

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BUSINESS TECH

What You Should Know About Starlink

April 19, 2022

  SpaceX’s Starlink generated excitement in Nigeria after Elon Musk announced its arrival via tweet in May 2022. The fast internet speed offered by Starlink is a solution for Nigeria’s unreliable internet. It is popularly known that Technology has the potential to transform lives in rural areas, but only with internet access. On the other … Continue reading What You Should Know About Starlink

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BUSINESS Real Estate

How to Start a Real Estate Investment Club in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Investing in real estate often requires large capital outlays. And while progress has been made towards democratizing access to investment opportunities in the industry, the space is still dominated by wealthy individuals and large organizations. Smaller players seldom get in on the act when premium high-yield assets come on the radar. Read more about … Continue reading How to Start a Real Estate Investment Club in Nigeria

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Brands We Love: Dantata and Sawoe

April 19, 2022

  Dantata and Sawoe is one of the leading indigenous construction companies in Nigeria. It has gained its reputation by taking on numerous projects over the course of four decades, including roads, flyovers, airstrips, power plants, residential buildings, and industrial plants. Many of these projects have been executed on behalf of the government; not a … Continue reading Brands We Love: Dantata and Sawoe

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BUSINESS FinTech TECH

Olugbenga Agboola on Building a Functioning Fintech Company Across Africa

April 19, 2022

  The African fintech startup Flutterwave, which reached a valuation of $3 billion in February 2022, grew faster than many experts predicted. But founder and CEO Olugbenga “GB” Agboola wasn’t one of them. Read more about FinTech For Olugbenga Agboola, the rapid pace of his company’s ascent is simply another symptom of the burgeoning growth … Continue reading Olugbenga Agboola on Building a Functioning Fintech Company Across Africa

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How to Become a Successful Digital Entrepreneur

April 19, 2022

  In the past three decades, the internet has enabled the creation of millions of businesses. This has happened because it’s a whole world of its own, something different from the physical one in which humans have operated for millennia. And the fact that it attracts billions of users daily makes it a great space … Continue reading How to Become a Successful Digital Entrepreneur

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BUSINESS TECH

Cleantech Opportunities In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Nigeria, with its large population and rapidly growing economy, has tremendous potential for CleanTech development. CleanTech refers to technologies and practices aimed at reducing the negative impact of human activities on the environment and promoting sustainability. The following are some of the key opportunities in Nigeria for CleanTech development. Read more about Tech Renewable … Continue reading Cleantech Opportunities In Nigeria

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Seven Trends Shaping Africa’s Informal Retail Sector

April 19, 2022

  The informal retail sector in Africa is a rapidly growing and dynamic sector that plays a crucial role in the economic development of the continent. It encompasses a wide range of small-scale, informal businesses that sell goods and services to consumers, often from street vendors, open-air markets, and small shops. These businesses are typically … Continue reading Seven Trends Shaping Africa’s Informal Retail Sector

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Business Growth Tips: How to Create Content to Win More Customers

April 19, 2022

  You want more potential customers to sign up for your email newsletters. Or maybe you’d like more of them to fill out your online contact form, schedule a demo with you, or even purchase your product for the first time. In simple terms, you want an increase in your business’s conversions. That’s something you … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: How to Create Content to Win More Customers

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Is Loan Financing The Best For Startups?

April 19, 2022

  In setting up a business, various forms of resources are necessary to make the idea a successful one. Businesses require money, time, and human capital for growth. Unlike an established business with traction, startups are like the way they sound – starting from scratch. This business process requires financing from different sources; both internal and external … Continue reading Is Loan Financing The Best For Startups?

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SME Spotlight: Podex Associates

April 19, 2022

  Podex Associates is an architecture firm based in Lagos. It designs homes, offices, and other kinds of structures and spaces for a diverse clientele, made up of organizations from across Nigeria’s commercial and industrial landscape. It also draws up product models for brands in the construction industry and lays out the features of landscapes … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Podex Associates

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Media Buying and Advertising to Increase Leads

April 19, 2022

  Media buying and ad placement are powerful tools for businesses to reach potential customers and boost brand awareness. As digital marketing and internet usage have grown, these tactics have become more complex and targeted, allowing businesses to specifically reach niche audiences. Utilizing digital media platforms such as social media, search engines, and online publications … Continue reading Media Buying and Advertising to Increase Leads

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BUSINESS TECH

7 Ways Retail Outlets in Nigeria Can Utilise Mobile Apps

April 19, 2022

  Retail outlets in Nigeria, especially in urban areas, are increasingly turning to mobile apps to reshape the in-store shopping experience. These apps are helping retailers to better understand customer needs and preferences, improve the overall shopping experience, and increase sales. Read more about Business Here are 7 ways that retail outlets in Nigeria can … Continue reading 7 Ways Retail Outlets in Nigeria Can Utilise Mobile Apps

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Brands We Love: Systemtech

April 19, 2022

  Systemtech is an ICT company headquartered in Lagos. It provides hardware, IT infrastructure, system integration, network and communications, IT security, and software solutions to businesses across Nigeria. The company has delivered many of these services for more than three decades and is one of the better-known brands among the older players in the country’s … Continue reading Brands We Love: Systemtech

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BUSINESS Real Estate

How to Find Investors for Your Real Estate Business in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  The real estate business is typically capital-intensive. You will often need large sums of money to fund land acquisition, construction, and renovation projects. While there’s the option of starting out small, not everyone wants to begin by flipping small parcels of virgin land in remote districts. Read more about Real Estate You may want … Continue reading How to Find Investors for Your Real Estate Business in Nigeria

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10 Ways You Can Save Money in Your Business

April 19, 2022

  If you want to build a successful business, you should aim to increase the revenues coming into it. But what good will this do for you if your business is bleeding cash? A big part of the process of fashioning a thriving enterprise is shaving costs and plugging loss-generating gaps. Get these done, and … Continue reading 10 Ways You Can Save Money in Your Business

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Agent Network: Do Nigerian Startups Need This?

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian startups have been making waves in the tech industry over the past few years, with many of them gaining traction and attracting significant investment. However, scaling a business is always a challenge, and many Nigerian startups are struggling to take their companies to the next level. One potential solution that has been proposed … Continue reading Agent Network: Do Nigerian Startups Need This?

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8 Reasons Your Brand Should Engage in Corporate Social Responsibility

April 19, 2022

  Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a vital aspect of any business, especially for startups in Nigeria. CSR is the practice of a company taking responsibility for the impact of its actions on society and the environment. It is about going beyond profit-making and considering the wider impact of a business on society. In this … Continue reading 8 Reasons Your Brand Should Engage in Corporate Social Responsibility

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BUSINESS Health

7 Potential Of The Nigerian Healthcare Market For Startups

April 19, 2022

  The Nigerian healthcare market is a vast and untapped market with a lot of potential for startups. The healthcare sector in Nigeria is a vital aspect of the economy as it plays a crucial role in the well-being of the population. Despite the challenges facing the healthcare sector, there are a lot of opportunities … Continue reading 7 Potential Of The Nigerian Healthcare Market For Startups

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Business Growth Tips: How to Improve Your Business’s Cash Flow

April 19, 2022

  As a business owner, you’ll want to have at least enough cash flow to your business to keep it running. If you don’t achieve this, your enterprise could struggle to meet its financial obligations—including settling bills and remunerating staff. Worse, it may force you to close shop, as it’s done to countless SMEs. Read … Continue reading Business Growth Tips: How to Improve Your Business’s Cash Flow

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BUSINESS Opportunities

The FATE Foundation and Google Business Resilience Program for Women Entrepreneurs

April 19, 2022

  FATE Foundation and Google.org are partnering to organize the Business Resilience Program for women entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa. This initiative is part of Google’s ‘SSA Women Entrepreneurship Program’, and targets women who run nano and micro businesses in three countries, including Nigeria. It will provide them with micro-grants, and train them in financial management, … Continue reading The FATE Foundation and Google Business Resilience Program for Women Entrepreneurs

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SME Spotlight: Truparse

April 19, 2022

  Truparse is a software development and digital creative agency based in Lagos. It provides software engineering, web and mobile app development, digital marketing, and User Interface/User Experience services to businesses. It also builds solutions ranging from relatively simple applications to complex, bespoke enterprise software for clients of all sizes and in diverse industries. Read … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Truparse

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5 Best Nigerian Invoicing Solutions for Your Business

April 19, 2022

  As a business owner, you’ll want to be able to track payments being owed to you by your customers. Maintaining a record of invoices you’ve issued to them is perhaps the most efficient way to do this. However, hoarding piles of paper bills won’t exactly make your accounting easier. The good news is, you … Continue reading 5 Best Nigerian Invoicing Solutions for Your Business

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AfCFTA: Opportunities for Nigerian Startups

April 19, 2022

  The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a trade agreement between African nations that aims to increase trade and investment among member countries. The agreement was officially launched on July 7, 2019, in Niamey, Niger, and as of January 2021, 54 of the 55 African Union (AU) member states have signed the agreement, … Continue reading AfCFTA: Opportunities for Nigerian Startups

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PropTech Industry: Ten Leading Trends for 2023

April 19, 2022

  Studies on industry trends are very important for businesses and their founders as they will help them plan, restrategize, revamp and remodel their operations. It’s also good for investors as well as various industry stakeholders who may glean these trends and make the right decision when it comes to investments and other business undertakings. … Continue reading PropTech Industry: Ten Leading Trends for 2023

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7 Ways Founders Can Get Local Market Knowledge

April 19, 2022

  In order to be successful in any market, founders need to have a deep understanding of the local market they are operating in. This includes knowledge of industry trends, customer needs, and the competitive landscape. In this article, we will explore 7 ways in which founders can gain local market knowledge. Read more about … Continue reading 7 Ways Founders Can Get Local Market Knowledge

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Brands We Love: Allied Computers

April 19, 2022

  Allied Computers is an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) firm headquartered in Lagos. The company provides, integrates, and offers support for IT infrastructure and enterprise IT, including network and security, server computing, storage, backup and disaster recovery, barcode solutions, and backup power solutions. Read more about Business Besides delivering these to its clients (predominantly … Continue reading Brands We Love: Allied Computers

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BUSINESS Real Estate

6 Trends Real Estate Investors Should Watch Out for in 2023

April 19, 2022

  If you’re involved in the real estate business, you’ll want to know what the year holds for the industry. There’s a lot you could do with accurate predictions at this time. It’ll let you initiate profit-making moves first, and scoop up the best returns on offer before anyone else happens upon them. Unfortunately, predictions … Continue reading 6 Trends Real Estate Investors Should Watch Out for in 2023

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