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Is Konga following Redeemed Church strategy in e-commerce market?

I see a growing similarity between The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), one of Nigerian’s biggest Pentecostal churches, and Konga, Nigeria’s foremost composite e-commerce giant in their mode of operations.
Should Gokada and Max.ng be afraid of ORide?, OPay reacts to office shutdown, N25 million license fee, OPay management denies payment issue as ORide riders protest against road transport workers union 

OPay management denies payment issue as ORide riders protest against NURTW

ORide took to the road to protest “multiple ticketing,” which is described as extortion, by the union members. 
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Financing for Small Business

A small business is “small” with limited capitalization and fewer options to raise cash to finance operations.
These 12 African startups selected for 2019 Series-A Venture Showcase 

12 African startups selected for 2019 Series-A Venture Showcase 

The Africa platform for startup funding, Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) has selected the 12 startups that will be participating in its 2019 Series-A Venture Showcase. 
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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.
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.
Nigerian startups dominate winners’ list at the maiden Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative 

Nigerian startups dominate winners’ list at the maiden Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative 

Ten African startups won a total of $1 million at the grand finale of the maiden edition of the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI). 
Flutterwave emerges Y Combinator’s African most valuable startup 

Flutterwave emerges Y Combinator’s African most valuable startup 

Flutterwave has emerged as the most valuable company from Africa according to American seed accelerator, Y Combinator’s (YC) list.
Fast loan: Palmpay, Carbon, Page, Okash, other start-up fintechs wrestle banks 

Fast loan: Carbon, Page, Okash, other start-up fintechs wrestle banks 

Today, November 13, Palmpay, an African-focused mobile payment startup, will launch in Nigeria.
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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.
CcHub’s Bosun Tijani discloses expansion plans following iHub acquisition

CcHub’s Bosun Tijani discloses expansion plans following iHub acquisition

Following the acquisition of iHub, Bosun Tijani, the CEO, has shared details of his strategy for operating the multi-country hubs.  
Carbon to empower more start-ups with new platform 

Carbon to empower more start-ups with new platform 

Carbon, one of Nigeria’s foremost digital financial services company, has launched a digital financial services platform, Carbon for Business.
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.
Konga now offering merchants loan at interest rates of 2.08% , Black Friday: Konga tipped to break Alibaba's $38 billion shopping record but Jumia poses threat

Black Friday: Konga tipped to break Alibaba’s $38 billion record but Jumia poses threat

Konga has been tipped to break the shopping record of China’s online supermarket, Alibaba, despite the stiff competition from rival, Jumia.
Should Gokada and Max.ng be afraid of ORide?, OPay reacts to office shutdown, N25 million license fee, OPay management denies payment issue as ORide riders protest against road transport workers union 

Should Gokada and Max.ng 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. 
Africa-focused venture capital firm hosts summit to boost female representation in tech 

Africa-focused venture capital firm hosts summit to boost female representation in tech 

In a bid to help boost female representation in the tech industry, TLcom Capital hosted an African Tech Female Founder Summit.  
Mastercard buys Jumia shares, Jumia get $56 million from Mastercard, Jumia NYSE IPO listing, MTN, Jumia Investors, Q3 ’19: Jumia grows revenue by 52%, Like Gabon, Congo, Jumia shuts operations in Cameroon

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.
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.
Three tech startups provide solutions to Nigeria's health, property, automotive problems 

Three tech startups offer solutions to nation’s health, property, auto problems 

Itanna held its second acceleration programme where three innovative startups, Gerocare, E-Estate and SimbiBot showcased their solution to problems.
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Cars45 CEO explains how to increase demand for Made in Nigeria cars

Etop Ikpe is the Chief Executive Officer of Cars45, one of Africa’s largest digital automotive trading platform.
4 Nigerians out of 10 Africans make Jack Ma's $1m Netpreneur Prize 

4 Nigerians out of 10 Africans make Jack Ma’s $1m Netpreneur Prize 

4 Nigerians out of 10 Africans have been shortlisted for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative founded by Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma.  
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.
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.
Start-up owners must believe in Nigeria to scale, says Ekeh, Zinox Boss

Start-up owners must believe in Nigeria to scale, says Ekeh, Zinox Boss

Leo Stan Ekeh has disclosed that budding entrepreneurs and business owners must retain a level of belief in Nigeria in order to scale their business.
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,
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Essential soft skills that will help you succeed in your business

The most successful entrepreneurs have developed a certain set of skills that has helped them reach their goals.
Mark Essien Startups

Mark Essien has a word of caution for startups

The founder of Hotels.ng and startup investor, @Markessien has shared two vital things every startup owner should know that can help grow their business. 
Cash and carry: OLX Group becomes largest shareholder in Cars45's parent company, FCG 

OLX Group becomes largest shareholder in Cars45’s parent company, FCG

Berlin-based startup, Frontier Car Group (FCG) has secured $400 million from OLX Group.
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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.
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.
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