What You Should Know About Seeking A Mentor For Your Startup

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I launched my first startup while I was still in college, 16 years back. It shut up shop soon after. I launched my second venture in 2004 and my third, in 2007.…

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Starter Pack For Social Media Optimization

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A LOT of people spend so much time on social media platforms posting status updates and changing profile pictures. But how much of what they do on them can potentially translate…

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Capital Investment In African Start-Ups Has More Than Doubled – VC4Africa

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Seed-stage investing is on the rise globally, accounting for 67% of all venture capital (VC) funds in North America and increasing 19-fold in Europe. According to PwC and the National…

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5 Ways to Build Your Capacity To Succeed Through Criticism And Rejection

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No matter who you are, when you have a dream and are committed to achieving it you will face critics and experience many rejections. You will face people who have…

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7 Reasons Why Business Start-Ups Fail

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85% of new business startups fail within the first year in the developed countries of the world where the culture supports and protects new businesses. If that happens in developed…

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Applications Are Open For Forbes Under 30 $1M Competition

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Applications are now open for the Forbes Under 30 $1 million (One million Dollars) change world competition. The competition which is arguably the largest for social entrepreneurs will award a…

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Checkout An Application That Allows You To Buy Diesel Online

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Barely three months after Emmanuel Jide bought his Acura MDX, he received a bill at an automobile repair shop shocked him. He was billed N250,000 to fix a fault his…

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Entrepreneurship And The Nigerian Economy

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Small business firms and entrepreneurship play a significant role in world economy. Specifically, small business firms constitute  majority of the types of businesses in all economies of the world. It…

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Meet “GOLY”: The Mobile Marketplace That Helps You Discover Local Services & Skilled labors Near You

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Goly is a mobile marketplace that connects skilled individuals and local services to demands from consumers via their smartphones and offers fulfilment tools that enable service providers and seekers engage in e-transactions…

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Nigeria’s Talking Bookz Wants To Become Africa’s Top Audiobook Store

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Last week was a great one for Nigerian startups — for the second year in a row, they filled up more slots at DEMO Africa than any other African country. If…

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These Are DEMO Africa’s Top 30 Start-ups For 2015

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DEMO Africa has today released a list of the thirty technology start-ups from across Africa that will pitch at the 2015 edition of the DEMO Africa event. Last year’s giant,…

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How Trace3 Grew From A $100 Company To $400 Million

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Before launching my current startup, I started a company called Trace3 with $100 and grew it to over $400 million in revenue. Certainly, Trace3 has been successful as a technology…

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Application For Africa Start Up Awards Extended

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The New York Institute has extended the deadline for applications for the African Start-Up Awards to July 31. This announcement was made by the institute in order to create more…

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Afrotalez Creators Launch Campaign For Female-Focused Interactive Game

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Lizzie’s Creations, the startup that gave us the AfroTalez app is cooking up another game called ‘Choices’. Choices is a mobile game in form of an interactive novel. The new…

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These Nigerian Start-Ups Will Be At MITx Global Entreprenurship Week-Long Bootcamp

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Five Nigerian startups have made it into MITx Global Entrepreneurship bootcamp set to hold this month in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ITnewsAfrica reports that, MIT selected 50 participants from 24 countries out…

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