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Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction

Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction [i] Author: Brian Laung Aoaeh   We started discussing term sheets sometime ago. If you missed those discussions you should consider reading the previous posts titled “The Anatomy of A Term Sheet” before you read this one.   Today we ...

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Starting Business in Nigeria: Challenges and Way Out

Top Reasons Why It Is Difficult to Start a Business in Nigeria andthe Way Out Starting up a business in Nigeria can be very tough if the accurate strides and knowledge about the business is picked up before starting or investing ...

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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 following are the top seven polytechnics in Nigeria according to our methodology (repeated below). Thank you for reading and sharing with your friends and networks. The top polytechnic in the nation is Yabatech.   Methodology: Please refer below for description of our methodology.   Ranking of Federal Universities of Technology So based on the data we have and as we explained above, here is the 2014 ranking of the top Polytechnics in Nigeria:   #1. Yabatech (score: […]

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How do you know people that are writing cheques and closing deals in a region? You either belong to the club of those writing the cheques or you are among those looking for the cheques. We have played both roles. Over the last two years, we have worked with some public institutions in Africa to link them to sources of funds and we have also assisted startups. As entrepreneurs, we have also raised capital ourselves. […]

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From the moment M-PESA launched in Kenya in 2007, Africa was heralded as the undisputed leader in the innovation and adoption of mobile payment services. Today, more than 17 million Kenyans use M-PESA, and in 2013 a full quarter of the country’s GDP passed through the service. But is Africa still leading the global mobile payments innovation race?   According to Howard Moodycliffe, Head of Marketing and International at wiGroup, Africa has lost some ground. […]

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  Imagine this is a new planet! Oh yes,  imagine your favourite brand as a planet where everything is made by that brand. What does this planet look, smell, sound like? How does living on this planet make you feel? What are the best and worst things about this planet Let your imagination run wild and describe your favorite brand as a planet!

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These are the key areas that will dominate investments in technology in the next decade:   Enterprise IT. Startups are going to give companies like HP, IBM and other incumbents a run for their monies Alternative Banking. Increasingly people will see a huge alternative in Lending Club, Prosper and other peer-to-peer lending companies Connected Home. Companies like Nest, Dropcam (part of Nest which is already owned by Google) will become a standard in many homes. […]

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This summer many of us will be traveling around the globe. Some will travel for vacations while others will be for different business endeavors.  There is always this concern how we can still stay connected since everyone is tethered to his or her mobile device. We never like to leave them behind when we travel. So, we burn those exorbitant roaming costs that depress the excitements in the trips especially when they are personally funded. […]

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For the listed price, this is the product spec. It comes with a black casing. The photos are also displayed. If you want a different spec, email us and we will give you a quote for it. We control all aspects of the manufacturing process and will accommodate any spec you want (high spec may attract more costs, of course). For all products, we will put your logo or any name you want on the […]

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