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Keep Your Eyes on The Ball

If you are a startup founder or an enthusiast, you shouldn't be ignorant of the fact that starting, running and scaling a business is about ten times harder than working as an employee. There are 1001 issues or challenges, whether self- inflicted or systemic…

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ShortList Is Targeting Talented Nigerian Developers

April 19, 2016 - 9:23 am in Entrepreneurship, GirlPower, News & Media

Tayo Leigh the CEO says “as a tech company ourselves we want to attract and offer up talented developers” Their unique jobsite model forgoes typical…

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Recognising an Expiring or Expired Business Model

March 28, 2016 - 8:57 am in Business & Money, Entrepreneurship

Everything in life one way or the other experiences expiration, humans including working business models. It is one inevitable fact many business founders…

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Asoriba win Seedstar’s Best African Startup Award

February 1, 2016 - 9:38 am in Entrepreneurship, News & Media, Startups

Asoriba, which is a web based management software with a mobile app for churches that enables seamless church administration for effective member engagement globally. The startup won the award in Morocco out of 13 African startups, Seedstar aims to find…

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All Ladies DIYlaw Startup wins $40K Innovating Justice Award

January 14, 2016 - 9:49 am in Entrepreneurship, GirlPower, News & Media, Press Release

DIYlaw.ng, a Nigerian female founded technology company recently won the Innovating Justice Award for the SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge for East and West Africa organised by The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL). The Challenge…

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Going the Extra Mile in 2016

January 4, 2016 - 11:35 am in Analysis & Opinions, Entrepreneurship, News & Media

The year 2015 is over; it was full of interesting activities in the technology ecosystem- new tech startups, more investment in tech startups, massive tech events and so on. In the wake of all these, as a member of the ecosystem- whether an aspiring or existing…

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Why 2016 is Game Time. Lessons I Learnt in 2015

December 21, 2015 - 10:01 am in Entrepreneurship, News & Media, Reviews & Opinions

Earlier this year, Happy New Year! people greeted each other while waiting for my friend Bobby Taylor for a meeting. I said to my self lets do this Ideas and Co-Founders Looking for a co-founder is like looking for a wife to marry, you must focus more on character…

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Kaduna State Govt to Fund 3,500 to 4,000 Businesses through BOI NGN1billion Fund

December 1, 2015 - 9:33 am in Entrepreneurship, News & Media, Startups

Kaduna State Govt to set up investment promotion agency; partners BOI to support start-ups The Kaduna State Government today announced new initiatives to drive its job creation agenda and establish itself as a business-friendly state. The state is to establish…

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Before Starting That Startup: Consider These

November 23, 2015 - 8:55 am in Entrepreneurship, Podcasts, Startups

Dear intending startup founder or co-founder, I wanted to write you on a different subject matter, but I thought it wise to write you on this topic; since embarking on the entrepreneurship journey is currently trending especially among young people. Some of…

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Why Startups Ought to Understand Risk Taking and Risk Management

November 16, 2015 - 9:45 am in Analysis & Opinions, Entrepreneurship, News & Media, Startups

Many entrepreneurs have not come to terms with the concept of "Risk Taking" talk less of "Risk Management" and how it holds the key to the next level of their businesses. In fact, starting up in the first place was actually a risk; thus, scaling the business…