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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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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.

pickit2

The PICkit™ 2 Development Programmer/Debugger (PG164120) is a low-cost development tool with an easy to use interface for programming and debugging Microchip’s Flash families of microcontrollers. The full featured Windows® programming interface supports baseline (PIC10F, PIC12F5xx, PIC16F5xx), midrange (PIC12F6xx, PIC16F), PIC18F, PIC24, dsPIC30, dsPIC33, and PIC32 families of 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, and many Microchip Serial EEPROM products.   With Microchip’s powerful MPLAB Integrated Development Environment (IDE) the PICkit™ 2 enables in-circuit debugging on […]

otc market2

Cynk Technology Corp., the supposed operator of a social network that has enthralled the financial world with its skyrocketing stock price, was halted today in over-the-counter trading.   The website for OTC Markets Group Inc., which runs venues on which penny stocks trade, shows that the stock has been halted without further information. It marks the stocks it deems suspicious, including Cynk, with a skull-and-crossbones icon and a “buyer beware” warning.   Cynk supposedly operates a social network — […]

drones

Amazon wants to test its unmanned delivery aircraft near its Seattle headquarters instead of six FAA-approved sites elsewhere in U.S.   Amazon is asking regulators to allow the company to test its delivery drones a little bit closer to home.  The company sent a letter Wednesday asking the Federal Aviation Administration to ease its restrictions on drone-testing in the U.S. in order to allow Amazon to experiment with its unmanned aircraft outdoors near the company’s Seattle headquarters instead of […]

cyber300

The team at Milonics Analytics, an IBM PartnerWorld member, has unveiled a cybersecurity course. The course will have a hybrid structure – online and in-person contact at Abuja, Nigeria.   Effective Cybersecurity Practice & Management – Creating Outstanding Cybersecurity Leaders – SEP–NOV 2014 Session   Cost – $1,900   Modules •    1 SEP–19 OCT 2014 — Module 1 (Correspondence via private network) •    20 OCT–24 OCT 2014 — Module 2 (In Person, Abuja NIGERIA) •   […]

tekedia markets

Dear Reader,   We are very excited to launch Tekedia Markets.  The main vision behind Tekedia Markets is to provide a simple ecommerce platform so that our readers can also buy some things they want while they visit Tekedia. In coming days, we will be listing products which are available. At the moment, we have development kits, tablets, eBooks on investors, startups and a course on cybersecurity. For Physical products, we will be focusing on […]

google ventures

Google  is to set up a new venture capital arm in Europe to access some of the Old Continent’s best new ideas, the Financial Times reported Thursday.   The paper said Google Ventures, which includes taxi-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc. and home automation company Nest Labs among its previous investments, will set up with an initial $100 million in the Clerkenwell area of London.   The team will have four general partners including Eze Vidra, and will […]

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