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How to overcome burnout and stay motivated

It’s quite common to feel tired after a long day at work or need a holiday after a month-long sprint to finish a new...

Consider these for a winning business plan for plantain farming

This article gives you key nuggets of how to write a business plan for Plantain Farming You can never go wrong with a business that...

How to start a farming business in Nigeria

Following Nigeria's recent economic recession, business emphasis has been shifted from the oil sector to other sectors with the aim of diversifying the economy....

Pros and Cons of expanding your Startup to Ghana

With the way Nigeria and Ghana relate closely to each other, it is hard to believe that there are 2 countries (Benin Republic and...

Top 10 lucrative livestock businesses in Nigeria

The year 2018 is opening up with a lot of business opportunities no one should miss. The agricultural sector especially holds great promises for...

This is one weakness that has pulled down a lot of business owners

One weakness that has held many business owners down Being a business owner comes with a lot of responsibilities. During startup, you’re faced with a...

Tools you need to start a goat farm in Nigeria

Despite the increasing business ideas and opportunities in the country, livestock farming seems to be the most lucrative. There are many areas you could...

How these Nigerian companies used offline strategies to create success online

Let’s get this clear; it is extremely difficult, if not practically impossible, to build a solely online consumer internet business in Nigeria and by...

Elumelu gives 4 key solutions for government to keep SMEs alive

Chairman of UBA Plc, Mr Tony Elumelu, has blamed multiple taxes and levies from government for the collapse of about 95 per cent of Small and...

Crowd Funding (Part II): 6 Success Tips

Have an intriguing and clear story.  Having a relateable story that solves a burning need makes people more willing to give you their money....

Crowd Funding: The coolest way to get your business idea on the fast track

In recent times, we at McBrain & Company have had lots of people come to us with lots of cool business ideas and in...

Research shows these are the characteristics of failed Startups

You were so keen on making more money; you started your own small business. You’ve been doing so well but it suddenly seems like...

What it cost to start a Bee Farming business in Nigeria

To start the Business of Bee-Keeping? How Profitable is Bee-Keeping Business? How much capital do I need to start this business? This article seeks...

Use these tips if your want to set goals for your Startup

The best step towards remarkable success in business is setting goals. The major problem people face is the challenge of setting unrealistic and illogical...

You are on your way to being a bad boss, if you have these...

Not everyone has what it takes to be a leader or a boss. There are a staggering number of ‘how to be a leader’...

Business plan outline- tips for starting children’s daycare center

The present day economy has given rise to the need for establishment of various businesses. Beyond the economy and all, starting a ‘children’s daycare...

Back story reveals FDV paid Jumia $500k ‘plus’ for Jumia House

Nigeria’s Property & Real Estate listing platform, ToLet announced on Friday that it had acquired Jumia House, a property listing rival for an undisclosed...

Winning practices for a start-up CEO

In this era where everyone is starting up a business, it is inevitable that many will fail. Not to foresee doom or anything of...

Why most Nigerian Startups can’t get funding – Size of the Opportunity

Welcome back to the episode 2 of the ongoing series on why most Nigerian startups are not getting funded. I had discussed the role...

How snail farming can put real money in your pocket

Snail farming or heliculture is the act of raising snails for food and other human uses. Snails belong to the second largest group in...

4 startup tips for women entrepreneurs.

The Gates and Clinton Foundations recently revealed that 41% of women in Nigeria are entrepreneurs compared to only approximately 10% in the US and 5.7% in...

Tizeti & Facebook partner to expand express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria

Tizeti today announced a partnership to expand Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Nigeria, with plans to roll out hundreds of hotspots over the coming...

These fashion tips are a winner for official presentations

Up for a presentation?  Here are fashion tips that will boost your confidence In today’s world, appearance is everything. The eye is always the first...
Want to venture into poultry farming- Here’s what you should consider-Nairametrics

Want to venture into poultry farming? Here’s what you should consider

Agriculture remains one of the most lucrative sectors of the economy with poultry farming at the top part of the list. Poultry products are...

Use this 8 budget tips if you own a startup

Running a small business can be a handful especially without adequate planning and budgeting. It is very easy to run out of cash when...

This two minute test can determine if you are cut out to be an...

In the world today, there seems to be an ever-present yearning for entrepreneurship. “Be your own boss” and “Become an entrepreneur to fulfill your...

Avoid these 4 mistakes while writing your business plan

For newbie entrepreneurs, the very thought of coming up with a business plan is headache enough to reconsider whether going the entrepreneurship way is...

Artificial Intelligence, Andela and Africa’s looming technology slavery

Globalization, software and the Internet are changing the world faster than we all can catch up. From election hacking to disruption of transportation to...
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Why most Nigerian Startups can’t get funding – Elite Team and/or Elite Founder

You can call this the first episode of our series of posts trying to show founders or start up teams why their business is...

These 5 books will change your life

I love books! but not just any book. Books that inspire, books that when you read you know your IQ is getting better. Books solve problems...