Building Data Driven Businesses – The best approach for startups in Africa

Data driven businesses

  A data driven business is what all entrepreneurs and startup founders should aspire to build. Today, startups have access to tons of data far beyond what businesses used to have in the 90’s . This enormous amount of information about industries, market trends & consumer behaviour when garnered together, could be your biggest competitive advantage […]

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StartupLagos : In search for 10 Innovative Student-led research projects

Universities are critical to the future growth of any economy and are to be at the forefront of research and discovery.   Businesses across all industries depend on cutting-edge research that will allow them to compete and deliver the products and services their customers demand. Nigerian Higher institutions have a wide range of talented inventors […]

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Innovating Justice Boostcamp 2016: Startups battle for a chance to win Over € 160,000

As part of the lineup of events during the Lagos Startup Week,   HiiL, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, is organising the Innovating Justice Boostcamps taking place in Lagos (similar events will take place in Tunis, Kampala, Johannesburg and Nairobi) on the 29th of September 2016! This event will highlight this year’s semi-finalists for the […]

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Facebook & Global App Testing Organise Nigeria’s First Testathon

Global App Testing is partnering with Facebook to organise Nigeria’s first Testathona (hackathon for testers), and it’s scheduled to take place on the 26th June, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, VI, Lagos. “A Testathon is like a hackathon but specifically for testers”, said Owais Peer, co-founder of Global App Testing. “A lot of our tester […]

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Will Your Startup be next? – 1776 LAGOS Challenge Cup Competition

Starting a business  in Africa can be a thrilling  experience yet an intimidating challenge; especially with capturing your target market, funding & building a brand.  A little note about the opportunity   1776 is a global incubator and seed fund that finds promising startups focused on solving the world’s most fundamental challenges and helps engineer […]

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Connect Nigeria’s E-business Fair 2015

  ‘   The countdown continues as Connect Nigeria’s 2nd annual e-Business Fair approaches. The fair holds on February 21st, 2015 with the theme ‘e -Business and the Growth of Your Enterprise’. We are anticipating over 3,000 people this year as well as representatives from leading enterprises and organisations across Nigeria to be in attendance on […]

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Key to Developing Your Startup Idea in 5 Days – Google Ventures

Google Ventures recently announced the development of a new method to test ideas and solutions, before launching your minimal products to understand, if the idea is any good. It gives product developers the ability to build and test any idea in 40 hours The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business questions through […]

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ChopUp & 6 others emerge winners of the Airtel CAS competition

AIRTEL Nigeria has rewarded seven entrepreneurs with exceptional apps and business startup ideas with a sum of N1 million each. The winners include  Pass.Ng, Yuzah, PushCV, Sonbim Games, MatchUP, Blubird and ChopUp. The assessment  done by the judges during the  Event were in 3 broad areas – Technical capability, Commercial potential and Organization structure. Each of the winning […]

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Register Now to Attend the Google Digital Business Manager’s Program (March 2015)

Dates: March 10th, 11th and 12th, 2015 Venue: Lagos, Nairobi & Accra – details to be communicated with selected attendees Time: 9am – 5.30pm daily Application Deadline:February 18th, 2015 The Digital Business Management program (DBM) is a program developed to bring small and medium businesses (SMBs) online in a lasting way. The program will leverage […]

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