Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Review of Online Payment Gateway in Nigeria

Well it’s no news that Nigeria is a fast growing developing country and same can be said about its technology sector, if you read my post on digital marketing in Nigeria you will understand this statement So with the soar growth … Continue reading

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Made-in-Aba, gum arabic and Nigeria’s economic development

During my childhood, Aba-made or made-in-Aba was a popular cliché amongst Nigerians. The phrase referred to any locally made product believed to be cheap and inferior in quality. As a matter of fact, when you got to the market, it … Continue reading

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42 African Innovators To Watch-Cynthia Okoroafor

Introduction Last year Ventures Africa published 40 African Innovators to Watch and this year, the astounding talent pushed us to feature 42 innovators this time around. 42 African Innovators to Watch seeks to reposition how we consider innovation on the continent … Continue reading

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The email, data and privacy implications of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn

We all took a collective gasp when we saw the price tag of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn. Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can pause and reflect on what this means from a data, privacy and email perspective … Continue reading

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Softbank acquires U.K.-based chipmaker ARM for $32B

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has confirmed  that it planned to acquire U.K.-based semiconductor chipmaker ARM Holdings (ARM) in a £24.3 billion ($32 billion) cash deal. This deal represents Softbank’s biggest acquisition since the $21.3 billion buyout of U.S. telecoms company … Continue reading

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Social Enterprises- A Catalyst for Socio-Economic Growth

A country with a myriad of social ills like ours deserve a vibrant social economy that can solve its social problems. Our social economy can only be revolutionized by innovative and creative social entrepreneurs. Social entrepreneurs establish social enterprises which … Continue reading

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Israel’s Flourishing Fintech Has Many Fathers

Israeli finance technology has taken giant leaps in the last few years. Hundreds of local startups are developing new technologies for payment and security solutions, and multinational companies and banks are flocking to Israel for a piece of the action. … Continue reading

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Twelve Nuggets for the African Youth.

The future of the Africa continent belongs to the youths. The youths will define the direction of their lives as well as the direction of the continent. It is in this light that I have outlined here what I think … Continue reading

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Want To Raise Entrepreneurial Kids? Mark Zuckerberg’s Dad Says Do These Things

Life changes when you have kids. It’s a cliché, but I’ve experienced it myself. You still aspire to great things–but you think more about the life you want for your child(ren), too. One thing I want for my daughter is the … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Agro dollars in Agribusiness

“Operation Feed the Nation n’ijoba tun gbe de, won so fun wa nipa ise agbe k’ebi ma pa wa , won so fun wa nipa ise osin ke bi ma pa wa leyin wa ola,” Ebenezer Obey Those were the … Continue reading

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