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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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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. […]


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 […]


Botswana continues to work strategically to develop local technology solutions. Speaking during the just ended 12th Southern Africa Research and Innovation Management Association Conference (SARIMA),  of their university dons, Professor Torto of Botswana, said parliament has approved a National Innovation Fund which will provide seed and early stage funding for technology based start-ups and ventures as well as established companies with viable innovation concepts.   To date, Botswana has invested in two new institutions of higher learning […]


The National Population Commission (NPC) has projected that Nigeria’s population will be 223.3 million by 2020. The commission also hinted that the population of those aged between 10 and 24 have reached 60.4 million going by its 2014 records.     The NPC Chairman, Chief Eze Duruiheoma, whose address was read on Friday while marking this year’s World Population Day, in Akure, Ondo State said the nation’s youth population was put at 44.4 million or […]


The Senate hascleared the air on the alleged missing $49 billion oil revenue as it said there was no missing fund as alleged, but un-remitted funds which should be remitted to the Federation Account.   The Senate, while adopting the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Finance Committee report on the alleged missing money as claimed by the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who is now the Emir of Kano, also […]

innovation clusters in Nigeria

After 6 months, we’re releasing the partial geography of innovation clusters in Nigeria. Lagos is the best city for ICT, Sokoto >solar power gen biz, Nnewi > light manufacturing, Ibadan >biotech & clinicals…What is your city good at?For partial view, see the map http://ns2.ngclustermap.com/       NB: This project was funded by The Tony Elumelu Foundation. The Foundation will release the main report and data in the future.

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