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7 African Startups That Received Microsoft 4Afrika Funding

Microsoft Corp. today announced seven new African startups to receive funding, technical support and mentorship to fast-track their growth and provide a roadmap to  highlight Africa’s ‘future  growth pole’. The announcement was made at the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council meeting in Nairobi ...

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50% Of The World Will Be Online By 2017

Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years’ time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of Broadband report.   Released today in ...

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Orange Launches Start-up Accelerator Programme in Ivory Coast

With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents.  The programme, which is a pillar of the Group's open innovation approach, reflects the determination of Orange to support the new digital players and help ...

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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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You want to watch movies online without downloading them and that too for free? This method is basically known as video streaming. But do you actually know about its working? You actually don’t have to wait for movie download while you watch movie streaming because the movie is directly sent in a continuous stream of data and played as soon as it arrives. We all do love watching movies online without any hassles in downloading […]

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We know that IFA is going to be held soon in September 2014 ,and Sony might be ready to unleash its next Xperia Z Series Smartphone.  As rumored, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might also be launched in that event.  The best thing to look out for in that event is the response of people who would be sitting while the Smartphone’s get launched.   Sony has been in focus in the smartphone industry every since […]

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Global capital project and infrastructure spending is expected to grow to more than $9 trillion annually by 2025, up from $4 trillion in 2012, according to a new report issued by PwC, ‘Capital project and infrastructure spending: Outlook to 2025’.   The report, for which Oxfords Economics provided research support, analyses infrastructure spending across 49 of the world’s largest economies which account for 90 percent of global economic output. It covers five industry sectors – […]

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LAGOS, Nigeria, August 5th- TECNO Mobile a brand under TRANSSION Holdings, has made a bold step of market dominance in Smartphone technology within Africa with the unveiling of the phone tipped for the Smartphone of the year – Phantom Z. The event which took centre stage at the prestigious Sheraton Hotel elicited excitement from consumers as 10 lucky winners won a Phantom Z each.   From L-R – The Managing Director, Marketing, Jumia Nigeria, Jonathan Doerr; Head of […]

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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 will discuss an alternative funding mechanism; the Convertible Note.[ii]   Our preceding discussion of term sheets assumed that you and your potential investors agree that the investors should join you […]

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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 in it. Every up-and-coming men or women that are experiencing growth in their businesses are successful because they out-rightly faced the challenges that came their way and never looked back.   The same was […]

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