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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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AD Placers will be holding an event this event as they ramp up for more platforms to distribute their contents in Nigeria. This is an email invitation Tekedia received; you need to attend this event as any revenue counts.   You are invited to the launch event of AdPlacers.com which will be held at Browns Café, 15B Sasegbon Street, off Oduduwa Crescent Ikeja GRA on September 15, 2011 (10 am). The event would offer Advertisers […]


 aurum valley is an internet group buying service providing reduced prices up to 90% off each day on great restaurants, fashion labels, spas, travel opportunities, electronics, and much more, launched its first set of offers today at www.aurumvalley.com.   aurum valley is free to join and easy to use: anyone can register on the website to get daily emails about new deals. Users can also register via SMS by  sending “join*your_email_address*city”  to 08061600875 (e.g. the […]


According to IHS iSuppli, a leading market research company,  hard disk drive  (HDD )shipments amounted to 167.1 million units in 2Q2011, up 4.1% from 160.5 million in the first quarter. Western Digital led the market with 32 percent of global unit shipments, followed closely by main rival Seagate Technology at 31 percent. Seagate, previously the shipment leader in the space, has been unable to overcome Western Digital’s market share advantage. Yet, the report also noted […]

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Coaches and players participating in Airtel Rising Stars Football Tournament have applauded Tournament sponsor and organiser, Airtel Nigeria, just as they expressed the confidence that the talents discovered during the Open Camp will play a pivotal role in the future of the game in Nigeria.   They said Airtel seems to have stuck the right cord by turning to grassroots football development, adding that its initiative will help unlock talents that will boost both the […]


Previous Close: 4,831 Today’s Open: 4,842 One day percentage change: +0.23% TBIA live plots: Click here For full explanation of TBIA, please click here   Tekedia Broad Industrial Average (TBIA) is a stock market index created by Tekedia Intelligence, a division of Fasmicro. It is an index that shows how twenty large, publicly owned companies, based in Nigerian Stock Exchange, have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.

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  The Minister of Youth Development, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi, will be hosting youth today. Hold on, no nkwobi or amala or  kunu . He is doing it purely digital and virtual. The venue is Twitter and there is no security pass. If you are a youth which by Nigerian law is someone from 18 to 35 years, you are free to join. Please note that you must not harass the Honorable Minister in this forum.  […]


Background  Those between 18 and 35 constitute almost 50% of the Nigerian population (NPC 2006). Given its size, energy, passion and creativity, this demographic group should be a critical resource for economic growth, sustainable development, and national transformation in Nigeria. At present, it is not. This is because the potential contributions of our young population is compromised by a host of challenges, including lack of jobs, limited marketable skills, low entrepreneurial bias, limited access to […]

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