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Meet LARA: AI System That Assists You With Transportation Directions To Anywhere

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Lara is an artificial intelligence system that assists users to get from one point to another by providing detailed, text-based, step-by-step directions and accurate fare estimates. READ MORE: Meet GlamAfric: Finding Beauty And Wellness Professionals Near You Is Now Easy You would agree with me that in most developing countries, like Nigeria, transportation is not really a smooth activity as ... Read More »

There Are 1001 Kinds Of Startups You Can Build: Here Are Eight (8)

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YES! There are even more than a thousand kinds of startup you can build or venture in, because to me, as far as technology is concerned, we have just seen the very tip of the iceberg. There is still a lot more to come, and it is only for the intelligent and creative to figure out. While we have listed ... Read More »

Seven (7) Things You Must Be To Build A Successful Startup

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Every blessed day – even unblessed ones too – almost always witness the making and breaking of a whole lots of startups in the eco system. Many startups fold up as a result of a variety of factors which might range from the not too convenient startup environment we have in Nigeria, to the sheer and pure ignorance of the ... Read More »

Apply For Between $250,000 & $1.5m In XL Africa Accelerator Program

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Africa has sure for the past months witnessed a surge in the emergence of startups – mostly digital – and to further increase this surge, the world bank is contributing their own quota to the cause, which they are doing with the launch of XL-Africa. READ MORE: Nigerian Startup Comic Republic To Boost Its Portfolio XL Africa is a five-month long ... Read More »

A Nigerian Design Engineer Joins UK’s Enterprise Hub

UK’s prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering made an announcement about the introduction of twelve newly selected engineers into its Enterprise Hub. Nigerian American design engineer, Oluwaseyi Sosanya made the shortlist. Enterprise Hub is a UK-based community of UK’s most promising engineering entrepreneurs. The Hub presents its entrepreneurs with funds, equipment and travel to help support and develop their products, thereby ... Read More »

Eight (8) Reasons Every University Should Have A Startup Lab

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Sometime back, we were hit with a relief news that a university in Nigeria, maybe two of them has a startup lab, one of which was dubbed to be the first in the country. The news was met with a lot of accolades from the populace and myself too as we all saw it as the way to go. But ... Read More »

Three(3) Challenges Most Startups Face & How To Scale Through

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Startups have started becoming exceedingly popular in the Nigerian eco system, though it has not reached its maximum point, as there are numerous ideas still out there to explore, but no one has given it even the slightest thought. It is one thing to want to create a startup, it is another to actually create the startup, and lastly and ... Read More »

Kaduna State Government Launches ICT Hub

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Just when there has been a clamor for a rise and acceptability of entrepreneurship by youths in our country, a state government has decided to take the first step towards this. This they have done by creating a an ICT lab in their state. Just when it is needed. The Kaduna state government, in collaboration of Zenith bank has launched ... Read More »

Voice IT: Winner Of 48 Hour Hackathon, Sponsored By Access Bank

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There is no doubt that FinTech startups are the future, or part of the future for mostly the African continents. The upward spiral in the emergence of startups in this field also gives a hint as to why this area should catch our attention. READ MORE: Cashless Africa Awards “Best Fintech Startup” Category Goes To Voguepay Voice IT is an Android ... Read More »

FinTech Startup, Lidya Raises $1.25 Million In Funding

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MUST READ: TECHPRODUCT’S MARCH TECH DOSE Nigerian fintech startup Lidya has raised $1.25 million dollars in seed funding. The funding round was led by Accion Venture Lab, with participation from Newid Capital and several other unnamed angel investors. READ MORE: With The Ecobank’s New App, You Can Transact Across 33 African Countries It comes as a ray of hope to see that various ... Read More »