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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 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 […]

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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 […]


Emityme Solutions was founded in 2004. The company rolled out its first successful project 6 months later with a project management solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. Since then Emityme Solutions Ltd has gone on to deliver applications to multiple clients operating in various industries from healthcare to telecoms, education to electronics.   We strive to achieve maximum satisfaction from our customers by providing quality applications and services. The staff here at Emityme are very […]

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Centum Investment has invested $2 million into African Capital Alliance (ACA), a Nigerian private equity fund recently signed recapitalization agreement with Union Bank . The investment is in line with Centum’s push for geographical expansion. African Capital Alliance (ACA) has a $350 million fund invested in different economic sectors covering western Africa region.   The following are some recent investments by ACA The Capital Alliance Property Investment Company (CAPIC) has committed US$12 million to the […]

AD placers

We reported that ADPlacers is running a promotion few days ago. Now, the winners have emerged.   AdPlacers.com gives out a $200 Ad token to 5 SMEs in Nigeria and Ghana every quarter. It is our way of showing some support to small businesses. The Ad Token is redeemable as ad buy on Facebook, Twitter and AdPlacers Local Publisher sites. We will offer tips on useful ways to get the most bang out of the […]


While Apple is the current leader in smartphone shipments with its iPhone products, a host of new low-end smartphones are becoming a possible solution to address the challenges many competitors are facing, according to a global research firm, IHS iSuppli.   Applying the “be where your competitor is not” principle with Apple not yet focusing on the low-end smartphone market, low-cost phones for budget-conscious as well as entry level consumers with streamlined functionality emphasizing some […]


Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, today said that it has been awarded a license by the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency to operate 2G and 3G GSM mobile services in Rwanda. With this license, the Company’s footprint across the African continent will expand to 17 countries. Rwanda is amongst the fastest growing telecom markets in Africa. According to the National Statistics Institute of Rwanda, the […]

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