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P2P Lending Platforms and Nigerians in the Diaspora

April 19, 2022

  A P2P lending platform for Nigerians in the diaspora aims to provide a convenient and secure platform for individuals to lend and borrow money. The platform utilizes technology to match lenders with borrowers and facilitate transactions. It offers an alternative to traditional banking systems and allows lenders to earn a return on their investment … Continue reading P2P Lending Platforms and Nigerians in the Diaspora

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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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Rise of Super-Apps in Africa and How to Develop One

April 19, 2022

  Super apps are multi-functional, all-in-one mobile application that provides a range of services to their users. Super apps typically offer services such as communication, entertainment, finance, shopping, transportation, and more, all within a single platform. The goal of a super app is to provide a seamless and integrated user experience by eliminating the need … Continue reading Rise of Super-Apps in Africa and How to Develop One

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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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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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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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7 Nigerian FinTech Startups to Watch Out for in 2023

April 19, 2022

  There’s much to look forward to in Nigeria’s FinTech space in 2023. As it continues to mature, we’ll see a number of players become more dominant in their segments, and witness the gradual but certain usurpation of leadership in other niches. New products will be rolled out, millions of dollars will be raised in … Continue reading 7 Nigerian FinTech Startups to Watch Out for in 2023

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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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Nigeria’s Central Bank Launches AfriGo

April 19, 2022

  Nigeria’s central bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has launched a national domestic card scheme called AfriGo. The scheme was announced in October 2022 at the Bankers’ Committee and aims to drive financial inclusion and control card financial data within Nigeria. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, stated that this move will also serve … Continue reading Nigeria’s Central Bank Launches AfriGo

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106 Digital Lenders Are Now Licensed To Operate In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has granted permission for 106 digital lenders to operate in Nigeria. This comes after the introduction of a digital lending regulatory framework in August 2022. Out of the 106 digital lenders, 65 have received full approval, while the remaining 41 have been granted conditional approval. Read … Continue reading 106 Digital Lenders Are Now Licensed To Operate In Nigeria

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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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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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10 Predictions and Trends for the African Mobility Industry In 2023

April 19, 2022

  In Africa, small and medium-scale car dealers comprise almost 82% of the car dealership market, and most of these merchants sell second-hand automobiles at high prices due to inadequate financing. In emerging markets like Vietnam, India, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, and a substantial fraction of Latin America the average of institutional credit in automotive transactions … Continue reading 10 Predictions and Trends for the African Mobility Industry In 2023

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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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5 Enhancements in the Fee Management System

April 19, 2022

  In every institution, school fee management is the pivotal task of the finance department. They are saddled with the responsibility of collecting the fees accurately and keeping an impeccable record of all the collections. Read more about Tech The payment receipt serves as proof of payment for both the institution and the parents/guardians. Unfortunately, … Continue reading 5 Enhancements in the Fee Management System

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How to Start a Cyber Security Company in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Nigerian businesses are increasingly targets of cyber-attacks launched from within and outside the country. According to Sophos, an international IT security firm, 71% of Nigerian organizations fell victim to ransomware in 2022. Other kinds of cyber threats, such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Phishing and password compromise are also on the rise. Read … Continue reading How to Start a Cyber Security Company in Nigeria

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SME Spotlight: ExcellentBridge Technologies

April 19, 2022

  ExcellentBridge is a software company that operates out of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It provides a host of IT solutions including enterprise software, cloud storage, email hosting, web applications and mobile applications. It also functions as an IT support firm for businesses that have little or no internal tech expertise to manage their IT … Continue reading SME Spotlight: ExcellentBridge Technologies

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A Roundup of FinTech Funding, Mergers and Acquisitions in 2022

April 19, 2022

  The year 2022 proved to be an interesting one for Nigeria’s tech ecosystem as a whole and FinTechs in particular. In many ways, it offered up more of what we witnessed in 2021—new players coming on the scene, significant funding from investors, and increased use of the products that startups in the space provided. … Continue reading A Roundup of FinTech Funding, Mergers and Acquisitions in 2022

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7 Ways Fintechs Can Build Financial Products for SMEs

April 19, 2022

  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in the economy, providing jobs and driving economic growth. However, SMEs often face unique challenges when it comes to financing their operations and growth. To address these challenges, financial institutions offer a variety of financial products specifically tailored to the needs of SMEs. Read more … Continue reading 7 Ways Fintechs Can Build Financial Products for SMEs

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7 Tech Businesses You Can Start in 2023

April 19, 2022

  Have you come into the New Year with the intention of starting a business of your own? It’s a great idea—if you have the important details figured out. But maybe you’re not yet sure what specific venture you’d like to launch. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. There are millions across the world … Continue reading 7 Tech Businesses You Can Start in 2023

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Apply for the Africa Blockchain Incubation Program 2023

April 19, 2022

  The Africa Blockchain Institute has announced that it is receiving applications from startup founders who want to take part in the Africa Blockchain Incubation Program. The incubator is open to persons who are building blockchain-based solutions for markets on the continent. Read more about Opportunities The Africa Blockchain Incubation Program will give its participants … Continue reading Apply for the Africa Blockchain Incubation Program 2023

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How Can Southeastern Nigeria Build And Grow A Strong Tech Ecosystem Like Lagos

April 19, 2022

  The southeastern region of Nigeria consists of five states namely: Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo. It is the home to over 35 million Igbo people, the third-largest ethnic group in Nigeria, double the size of the Netherlands. This group has been recognized for their entrepreneurial spirit and their strong love for education, which … Continue reading How Can Southeastern Nigeria Build And Grow A Strong Tech Ecosystem Like Lagos

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SME Spotlight: Zercom Systems

April 19, 2022

  Zercom Systems is a software distribution company that develops and supplies enterprise technology solutions to businesses. Organizations can use its applications for a range of purposes—e-learning, monitoring financial transactions across numerous terminals, verifying customer addresses, and managing their content on multiple channels. Read more about Business The offerings from Zercom Systems are important tools … Continue reading SME Spotlight: Zercom Systems

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Data And Machine Learning to Personalize Customer Experience

April 19, 2022

  In our today’s world, the subject of data and machine learning are fast becoming mainstream in businesses. Big Data and Machine Learning technologies have been reputed for their potential of providing a personalized customer experience. However, many businesses are at a loss on how to go about using or incorporating these technologies in their … Continue reading Data And Machine Learning to Personalize Customer Experience

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10 Ways to Leverage Technology to Improve Customer Experience

April 19, 2022

  In the financial technology (FinTech) industry, leveraging technology can significantly improve customer experience. By using artificial intelligence and machine learning, FinTech companies can personalize services and streamline transactions for individual customers. Moreover, tools like chatbots and virtual assistants can provide instant customer support, while virtual and augmented reality technologies can enhance customer education and … Continue reading 10 Ways to Leverage Technology to Improve Customer Experience

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10 Things Banks Are Doing That FinTechs Should Adopt

April 19, 2022

  We can’t deny the fact that the banks have legacy structures that puts them ahead of many FinTechs, especially in Nigeria and beyond. For one, banks have a lot of sophisticated relationships with the government as well as regulators. Second, having been in operation much longer than FinTechs, banks have been able to earn … Continue reading 10 Things Banks Are Doing That FinTechs Should Adopt

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Top 10 Nigerian Startups in 2022

April 19, 2022

  Starting and running a tech startup in Nigeria is a Gordian task that requires the strength and tenacity of Hercules. This is why it is not surprising that Nigeria has been described as one of the most unfriendly places to business according to experts due to varying factors ranging from infrastructure to regulatory problems … Continue reading Top 10 Nigerian Startups in 2022

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How To Set Up A Mobility Fintech Company in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  There seems to be a thriving market opportunity for mobility fintech in Nigeria. Studies have shown that Nigeria is very underserved when it comes to access to affordable transportation. In fact, owning a car is still considered a luxury in this part of the world, whereas in the United States, Europe and Canada and … Continue reading How To Set Up A Mobility Fintech Company in Nigeria

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7 Business Opportunities For Mobility Fintech In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Nigeria like any other emerging market is full of opportunities for businesses, especially startups that are operated through technology. Moreover, the country has the strongest startup ecosystem in Africa with over 500 registered startups that are meeting the diverse needs of people ranging from finance to health to housing and retail, etc. Also, the … Continue reading 7 Business Opportunities For Mobility Fintech In Nigeria

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