“TechLoy.com is arguably
Africa’s most authoritative technology blog”
- Forbes, Dec. 2012.
As a leading source for breaking technology news, informed opinion and unbiased analysis, TechLoy.com is at the heart of today’s Internet companies, tomorrow’s innovations, emerging entertainment technologies and web culture with incisive insights and coverage of key African markets.
Beyond the seriousness of technology, TechLoy seeks to entertain its growing and diverse readership with the showbiz, glamour and dramatic moments in tech as well as the behind-the-scenes and the-making-of stories in Africa’s technology start-up scene.
With over 450,000 page views monthly (over 15,000 daily page views on average) and more than 40,000 unique visitors monthly* (about 3,000 daily visitors), TechLoy.com is the most prolific breaking tech news site, providing analysis of web, mobile and social media trends within emerging West African markets. [*Google Analytics, October 2013]
TechLoy’s audience includes startup founders and tech influencers; social media and mobile enthusiasts; PR & marketing agencies; web designers and developers; executives and IT professionals; VCs and entrepreneurs; journalists and bloggers; students and womenpreneurs.
Techloy.com is currently ranked among the top 40 Nigerian sites and among the top 20,000 sites globally, according to Alexa.com as at January 2013.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria, TechLoy covers key African tech markets including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Ghana, but doesn’t limit itself to those markets alone.
[Tip 1: We look out for the product, person and pitch for possible coverage]
[Tip 2: We don't cover press releases and promotional content]
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Loy is a Lagos-born, Lekki-based new media entrepreneur who founded TechLoy in April 2008 (formerly StartupsNigeria), and now growing it to become a leading source of local technology and business information in Africa.
Prior to starting TechLoy, he helped start-up CareersNigeria.com in 2007, one of the leading job portals in Nigeria and was hired as a Content Strategist in 2009 to help start-up an information search portal for Nigeria.
A Business Administration graduate, with a major in Marketing, Loy has consulted for several small and mid-size companies looking to increase their online brand awareness and has advised several start-ups on strategic implementation of ideas and revenue strategy.
In 2011, Loy had a brief stint in a newsroom while working at NEXT, where he was part of the news media company’s digital content team, responsible for keeping its website content fresh as well as managing its social media pages.
One of Loy’s biggest moments was when some of the world’s biggest blogs VentureBeat and GigaOM, tried to break his servers by linking to his personal blog after he broke the news about the Encipher INYE, Africa’s first tablet PC.
Occasionally, he writes about emerging Internet companies for Memeburn and has contributed stories to BBC’s Focus on Africa magazine. Loy also provides commentary and analysis to international news sites such as CNN from time to time.
You can reach Loy directly via editor [at] techloy.com or via Twitter @okeziely
Anibe brings over six years of industry experience to TechLoy. Since 2009, he’s taken care of web development, design and maintenance of the network of sites and continues to keep TechLoy‘s infrastructure as up-to-date as its content.
A PRINCE2 certified project manager, Anibe’s passions and experiences are diverse, ranging from co-founding Encipher to user interface design and development and blogging.
Anibe currently lives in London, UK and is a graduate of the University of East London, where he studied Technology Management and currently works as a web developer with the Telegraph Media Group.
He also doubles as TechLoy’s London-based correspondent and contributor.
You can follow him on Twitter @anibe