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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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Innocent-Chukwuma

As the unveiling of the Nigeria innovation cluster mapping  report draws close, we provide a snapshot of one of the cities we studied.   Sponsored by the Tony Elumelu Foundation, the Nigeria Innovation Cluster Mapping project is poised to uncover the pockets of industry clusters where companies with similar attributes co-exist in Nigeria. The research will provide government and business community with data and tools for understanding what drives clustering, in every region of Nigeria, […]

ICT cluster

In a project that examined the innovation clusters in Nigeria, we studied different cities across technology segments to understand which city has the best advantage over others for location and localization of technology businesses and startups.  Technology areas covered included health, IT, engineering, scientific, among others.  As would be expected, Lagos has the most dynamic cluster in the ICT sector. It is growing with the best talent pool in the nation. While Lekki shows some latent signs […]

cyber

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 for massive capital investments while some are not yet there. One of the areas we think will be lucrative in coming months and years is cybersecurity.   In 2013, Nigerian banks lost $260 million to […]

wild fusion

It is one of the earlier Google Certified Adwords Partners in Nigeria and has since added operations in Ghana and Kenya. It is a digital marketing firm with services that include online media sales, mobile marketing, Adwords Service, web analytics and social media. These services cover the spectrum of the digital marketing. Wild Fusion is a leader in this emerging business sector in Africa.   Africa is still transitioning to mobile and online. As it […]

big data

“Big Data” originally emerged as a term to describe datasets whose size is beyond the ability of traditional databases to capture, store, manage and analyze. However, the scope of the term has significantly expanded over the years. Big Data not only refers to the data itself but also a set of technologies that capture, store, manage and analyze large and variable collections of data to solve complex problems.   Amid the proliferation of real time […]

appzone

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 circuits of conferences, we are inundated with stories of raising money from international and local investors in some of these companies. We surely like them and we treasure them, at least they pitched right and […]

kalahari

Remember Kalahari.com.ng? That was the eCommerce website that sold books, DVDs, and other things before the arrival of Jumia and Konga. Daily Times had this for it when it closed down.   The online retail service has ceased operating because the company management says it has performed below expectations. The Sub-Saharan Africa division of MIH Internet, which runs Kalahari.com.ng, a Nigerian online retail services site launched in January 2010, has closed down its operations in Nigeria […]

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