Stay ahead of your competitors with these tips

Stay ahead of your competitors with these tips

You will only achieve success if you run your business on your own terms, and not fall prey to chasing after rivals in your industry.
start, business, my, right, When is the right time to start my business?

When is the right time to start my business?

The perfect time to start your own business may be very personal, but identifying that time isn’t as hard as you might think, either.
These African startups to participate in Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme 

These African startups to participate in Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme 

Tech giant, Google has admitted the Class 4 of its annual programme tagged Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa. The class will hold in Lagos with 12 startups selected across Africa.
EZ Farming

Nigerian agric-tech startup, EZ Farming clinches $150,000 seed funding 

EZ Farming is the latest agricultural technology startup to benefit from a $150,000 seed funding from 500 startups,
Mark Essien Startups

Mark Essien has a word of caution for startups

The founder of and startup investor, @Markessien has shared two vital things every startup owner should know that can help grow their business. 
Entrepreneur, Multiple businesses, Nigeria partners UAE to boost SMEs 

Should you run multiple businesses as an entrepreneur? Part 2

As an entrepreneur, starting a business can be exciting, however there are certain tips you should take note of before starting any business.
Loan and Equity funding

Between loan and equity funding, which is best for startups?

Loan and equity are both viable means of funding businesses. Entrepreneurs choose either or the bother of them, depending on what works best for them.
How to grow your net worth

Financial expert teaches how to write a good business plan

A Nigerian financial expert, Kalu Aja via his Twitter page shared tips on how entrepreneurs can write a business plan for funds assessment.
Arnergy, Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries, Norfund, EDFI ElectriFI, All On

Nigerian energy startup raises $9 million in Series A funding

Nigerian energy startup, Arnergy has raised about $9 million in a Series A round of funding, led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
Google Launchpad Accelerator Class 3

Startups under Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa class 3 have raised N3.24 billion

@Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 3, which comprised of 12 startups, successfully raised $9 million (N3.24 billion) and had created over 120 jobs.
Nigerian SMEs

Konga’s former CEO, Sim Shagaya, explains the main problems facing SMEs

Nigerian serial entrepreneur and former CEO of Konga, Sim Shagaya, has shared some insights into the challenges facing Nigerian entrepreneurs today.
Loan and Equity funding

The Founder: 8 important lessons every entrepreneur needs to learn

The 2016 movie The Founder is packed with important lessons for entrepreneurs. It draws open the curtains and takes you behind the scenes, revealing the secrets to how Ray Kroc turned McDonald’s into one of the biggest fast food restaurants in the world.
Bolt Taxify

Bolt launches new platform for “corporate trips”

On-demand transportation platform, Bolt, has launched Bolt for Business which is a new platform for corporate trips.
Mastercard buys Jumia shares, Jumia get $56 million from Mastercard, Jumia NYSE IPO listing, MTN, Jumia Investors

DEAL: Jumia has sold its real estate assets portal to EMPG’s Mubawab

Dubai-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG), Mubawab has secured the purchase of Jumia's North-African real estate portal, Jumia House.
Tax Waivers for startups - Emotional intelligence

Stakeholder explains why FG should provide tax waivers for startups

UNIC Foundation, a non-government organisation (NGO) has revealed the reasons why the Federal Government should provide tax waiver for startups.
Should Gokada and be afraid of ORide?, OPay reacts to office shutdown, N25 million license fee 

Should Gokada and be afraid of ORide?

ORide is fast penetrating the market by leveraging on the N100 bonus offer to any destination of any distance within Lagos. This move has attracted the competitors’ customers, at least if not for anything, till the promo offer ends. 
WePrototype Press Release conference

Young and creative Mayowa Okegbenle creates innovative approach to building apps for professionals

WePrototype Technologies, a new technology company in Nigeria, unveiled its brand on Tuesday, June 11th, in Lagos, to provide the latest Google technologies to Nigerians. This will be combined with prototyping to build mobile apps for professionals.