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StartCrunch Is The Main Crowdfunding Platform To Raise Money In Nigeria

StartCrunch is getting a lot of traffic and we ask people across Nigeria and Africa that now is the time to start creating projects to take advantage of the traffic. People are looking for projects to fund. Take action, fund ...

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Detailed Breakdown Of 2014 Nigerian Budget With Graphs

This is the 2014 Federal Government budget since  approved by the National Assembly and signed by President Goodluck Jonathan. Out of a total budget of N4.962 trillion, the allocation to the defence sector took about 20 per cent, totalling N968.127 ...

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The Most Lucrative Tech Sector Emerging In Africa For Investors

There are many promising technology sectors in Africa right now. The market is still very young but it has a lot of growth ahead of it. From our travels around the continent, we have noted that some sectors are ripe ...

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The Most Important And Most Profitable Startup In Nigeria For Investors To Put Money

The startup ecosystem in Nigeria is very noisy. Some have become lords purely because of the amount of money they raised.  They have neither built nor exited any company. They just raised capital and they party, publicly. From Forbes to ...

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[In Stock] Order Altera Cyclone II Starter Kit For Your FPGA Projects In Nigeria

The purpose of the Altera DE1 Development and Education board is to provide the ideal vehicle for advanced design prototyping in the multimedia, storage, and networking.   It uses the state-of-the-art technology in both hardware and CAD tools to expose designers to ...

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With the ongoing transformation in the Nigerian power sector and the Federal Government’s unwavering commitment to partner with foreign and domestic investors to take power generation and distribution to the next through DPP, ensuring that her set goal of actualizing 40000 mws of power by the year 2020 is attained. The recent news of Nigeria overtaking South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy with a GDP of US$509bn is a promising sign of investment in […]

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Effective Cybersecurity Practice & Management – Creating Outstanding Cybersecurity Leaders – SEP–NOV 2014 Session Cost – $1,900 Modules •    1 SEP–19 OCT 2014 — Module 1 (Correspondence via private network) •    20 OCT–24 OCT 2014 — Module 2 (In Person, Abuja NIGERIA) •    26 OCT–23 NOV 2014 — Module 3 (Correspondence via private network) Short Introduction With the advent of dangerous malicious codes like Flame and Stuxnet, it has become evident that nations or institutions […]

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Mercy Foundations is raising money at StartCrunch. They are using the money to support skill development training for people.   Mercy Foundations is a recently launched NGO in line with the vision to touch lives and empower people. In line with the Nigerian Milenium development goals, Mercy Foundations works towards empowering jobless youths and reaching out to school dropouts. Also educating and training secondary school students and undergraduates on acquiring a special skill or vocation […]

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StartCrunch is getting a lot of traffic and we ask people across Nigeria and Africa that now is the time to start creating projects to take advantage of the traffic. People are looking for projects to fund. Take action, fund or be funded.   You might have read that Paypal is now in most parts of Africa, including Nigeria. That means backers anywhere in the world with Visa and Mastercard cards can now support projects. It raises […]

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Editor’s Note: This piece was contributed by Olukunle Moses. An entrepreneur is an organizer; someone with a dream and the initiative to take the risks required to convert that vision into an enterprise offering a service or product consumers will want to purchase.  Entrepreneurs play a vital role in the development of any country’s economy, whether a developing nation, such as Nigeria, or an established one, like the UK or Germany.     The big […]

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According to a Kaspersky Lab survey undertaken on businesses worldwide, very small businesses (VSBs) with fewer than 25 employees are the least likely to view “IT Strategy” as a top strategic concern. In fact, only 19% of VSBs worldwide reported IT Strategy as one of their top-two strategic concerns, compared to 30% of businesses with more than 100 employees, and 35% of enterprises with 5,000 employees or more. These survey results, summarised in Kaspersky Lab’s 2014 IT […]

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McKinsey just released a new report.  The report finds that Nigeria has the potential to expand its economy by roughly 7.1 percent per year through 2030, raising GDP to more than $1.6 trillion. This could make Nigeria a top-20 global economy—with higher GDP than the Netherlands, Thailand, or Malaysia in 2030.What’s more a large consuming class is developing in Nigeria, with potentially as many as 160 million members by 2030, more than the current populations […]

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