CATEGORY: SME TOOLS

Understanding the Unit Economics of Your Startup

An article that explains the importance of unit economics to growing...


The CEO OF a $1.2m Nigerian Company Has 17 Pieces of Advice for Startup Founders

Mark Essien, the CEO of Hotels.ng, Nigeria’s biggest hotel booking site had some advice for Nigerian startup founders. In...


5 Extraordinary Books For Extraordinary Entreprenurs

Whether you’re simply beginning your business or you’re hoping to grow a built up brand, incredible business books can...



The Term Stock Market Volatility

Stock market volatility is clearly explained in this...


20 Ways To Validate A Startup Idea

What problem are you solving? If you can’t clearly state the problem your product or service solves, you probably...


​Ways to Validate a Startup Idea

A step by step guide to how startups can validate their...




This Nigerian Startup Creates a Technology That Can Tell You If PHCN Is Overbilling You

Nigerian startup, GRIT Systems, has developed the GI Smart Meter, aimed at addressing the challenges of lack of data...


The Term Capital Structure

Capital structure is the mix of the long-term sources of funds used by a firm. It is made up...


3 Ways To Make More Money with Online Marketplaces

Success is definitely a skill that can be learned, and even with the ongoing recession, you don’t have to...


Nigerian start-ups can learn from this American start-up that raised $9million using 9 slides

Nigerian start-ups can learn from this American start-up that raised $9million using 9...


The Term ‘Counter-party’

A counter-party is described as an entity or other party that participates in a financial transaction. In the financial...



A Theory Of Share Allocation For Startups

A theory on how to determine who gets what in a startup is...


Scratch cards can help Nigerian Smallholder Farms Buy Inputs

One way to ameliorate the plight of smallholder farmers and ensure that fertilizers and seeds get to them on...


Nigeria’s Excess Dividend Tax Explained

It is typical for companies in a particular year, to pay dividends out of retained earnings and/or current year...


5 Creative Ways to Fund Your Small Business

When starting up a business, it might be difficult to raise funds needed to get things running smoothly. It...