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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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nokia tunes

Nokia is launching a global crowdsourcing campaign to find a fresh version of the classic Nokia Tune. The winning tune will be placed next to the standard Nokia Tune in a selection of the company 2012 product portfolio.   Introduction: Nokia Tune is one of world’s most recognized audio brand assets and is estimated to be heard over one billion times a day. Nokia is launching a global crowdsourcing campaign to find a fresh version […]


Startup Weekend is a startup event much like Garage48. Startup Weekend, like Garage48, is an event where designers, developers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and LAUNCH STARTUPS, all in one weekend.   Startup Weekend is coming to Nigeria for the first time ever and this is something that has gotten the Nigerian hacker community excited. Garage48 made a similar debut a few months ago and […]


Globacom has launched a new dynamic tariff plan that offers unprecedented discounts to subscribers anytime, anywhere across the country. Tagged Glo Flexi, the new tariff plan offers up to 99% discount on calls made, depending on the time of day and geographical location of the subscriber.   Speaking at a media briefing to unveil the new package in Lagos, Globacom’s Group COO, Mohamed Jameel said the new Glo Flexi plan is a fantastic package that […]


Technology is changing our lives on a daily basis. Everyday something new pops up which may have the potential to change our lives altogether. VoIP or internet phone service is an alternate to the regular landline that is proving to be very effective because of the extra cost saving advantages it offers. After hearing so many wisdom gurus in my family asking me to join Axvoice (www.axvoice.com), I finally thought to give it a try. […]


The Wave 3 is a phone that competes against Samsung´s highly popular Galaxy S2, but runs on its own Bada operating system instead of Android. As this still uses the TouchWiz interface it has the same look and feel as Samsung´s Galaxy line of phones and also packs in the same high performance. The phone is provided with various homescreens which can be swiped through with a finger, and can be populated with icons and […]


The explosion in the tablet and smartphone market is contributing to what could be a record year for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) in consumer electronics and mobile communications devices in 2011, says IHS iSuppli.   Revenue for consumer and mobile MEMS—the largest and most dynamic sector of the MEMS market—will hit $2.25 billion in 2011, up by a best-ever annual expansion rate of 37 percent. This compares to the previous high-water mark of 27 percent in […]

airtel youth

After three weeks of nation-wide football activities, a total of 480 youngsters, males and females, have been shortlisted for the Zonal Airtel Close camp in the on-going Airtel Rising Stars U-17 Football Tournament in Nigeria.   The camp activities will hold simultaneously across eight zones across the country on the 13th and 14th of September, 2011. The youngsters were picked after a rigorous three day skill assessment exercise by the coordinating coaches. The youth were […]

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