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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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This is from Google official blog   “Did you know there’s a place in Menlo Park near the Safeway that has a 27 food rating?” one of my friends asked me that about two years ago, and I was struck because I immediately knew what it meant. Food rating… 30 point scale… Zagat. And the place… had to be good. With no other context, I instantly recognized and trusted Zagat’s review and recommendation.   So, […]

empathy

App system that will enable willing blood donors respond to appeals of the people in need of donors.A user installs the app on their Android phone and registers his personal details. The person’s details will be stored in the Empathy server. Once registered, whenever another empathy user puts out an appeal for blood donors every user who matches the blood type will receive a notification.   The empathy user will have an option responding affirmatively […]

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CAMAC Energy Inc., a U.S.- based energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas, today announced the appointments of Babatunde (“Segun”) Omidele as Senior Vice President, Business Development and New Ventures.   Mr. Omidele joins CAMAC Energy having previously served as Senior Vice President, Exploration and Production, for CAMAC International Corporation (“CIC”) since October 2008, and Managing Director of its affiliate, Allied Energy Plc (Nigeria) (“Allied”) since February 2009.   […]

hewa

Swahili for ‘air’ or slang for ‘music’, Hewa, is a cloud-based, mobile music marketing and distribution platform for Kenyan artists and record labels to sell their music online while providing Kenyan music lovers with easy access to local music while on the go.   Hewa makes it easy for you to find and buy local Kenyan music via your mobile phone, tablet or computer using either the everywhere-on-demand or pay-and-download music service models. You will […]

CROWDPESA

Have you ever needed to find an Mpesa Agent, ATM or Bank Branch near you? Guess what? With CrowdPesa it takes less than 20 seconds to find any of these locations near you. CrowdPesa is a Mobile application that allows users to find the location of a Bank, ATM or Mpesa Agent in Kenya.   The Application has been developed for Mobile, Web and Symbian platforms. Crowdpesa has about 5,000 verified entries of mobile money […]

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The highly respected global market research company, IDC, in a new report shows that service providers are reporting increasing enterprise activity in establishing mobile initiatives for a variety of horizontal- and industry-specific B2B, B2E, and B2C applications. As such, third parties are stepping up their mobile application life-cycle investments to meet the demand for mobile applications.   The study analyzed the mobility services market and reviewed vendor investments in infrastructure and mobile IP (across 14 […]

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The good people of ccHub Nigeria which want to make us fly in the world of technology are launching one really hot startup, BudgIT. They are inviting folks at the all inviting ccHub Lagos. In an email which Tekedia received, the event will be on Sept 12, 2011.  We visited the site of this new startup and just noted that Universal Basic Education gets less than half what the National Assembly gets in statutory transfers. […]

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