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Startup Week Is Coming To Lagos This July

Startup Week Is Coming To Lagos This July

Startup Week, a 5-day event that brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to build momentum and opportunity around the technology community’s unique entrepreneurial culture and identity is coming to Lagos in July. The event, which consists of keynote sessions, meetups, panel discussions, workshops, pitches as well as several networking opportunities would provide the knowledge,


eTranzact Is Totally Rethinking Mobile Payments In Nigeria With Its New PocketMoni Service

eTranzact, a leading provider of mobile banking and payments services in Africa is attempting to rethink mobile payments in Nigeria with a new PocketMoni service that claims to better understand the needs of the marketplace. The company says it “has done a retake of what mobile money can be with a recreated game changing mobile


Center4Tech Holds 2015 Technology Training Camp for Secondary School Students

Can you think of a better way for your smart geeky inquisitive kid, cousin, nephew or neighbor to spend their Easter break? Center4tech gives you the perfect answer! Center4Tech is a technology training, advancement, entrepreneurship, research, projects and incubation division of Miu Research Limited with a mission to inspire and equip Nigerian youth with 21st


Soweto To Host Its First-Ever Technology and Digital Conference In April

Johannesburg’s south western township, Soweto, will be hosting its first-ever technology and digital conference — Soweto Innovation Week 2015 — as a platform for an exciting new generation of entrepreneurs, thinkers and leaders at the cross section of technology and innovation. The 3-day conference, scheduled to hold from April 8 – 10, 2015 at the


The African Blogger Awards 2015 Entries Are Now Open

The African Blogger Awards are back! The first edition of the African Blogger Awards held last year recognised the leading online and social influencers and bloggers across the African continent, in terms of their reach, resonance and relevance. Just like last year’s, the awards are open to Bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Facebookers and YouTubers across Africa, 


Meet The 8 African Startups To Compete At Seedstars World Final Competition

These startups cater to local problems, such as Poeyek’s specifically designed tablet for informal economies, Green Energy’s car and generator ready petrol derived from plastic waste and Lumkani’s smoke detector for slums or densely populated areas.

Omobola Johnson

LIVE: The 4th ICT Industry Stakeholders Forum In Lagos

The 4th ICT Industry Stakeholders Forum is holding right now at the Eko Hotels in Lagos, Nigeria. The Forum is the last in the life of the present administration and will provide the opportunity for Mrs. Omobola Johnson, the Honourable Minister of the Ministry of Communications Technology to present her scorecard over the last four


SecureID Launches Smart Card Manufacturing Plant In Lagos

The commissioning of the SecureID smart card manufacturing plant happened today. The plant is the first EMV-certified smartcard manufacturing plant in Sub- Sahara Africa. So, you may be worrying what this means. This means that we now have a local manufacturing plant that will be responsible for the production of 200 million smartcards on an


440NG Is Hosting Investors For Its Demo Day

Earlier this year, two of Africa’s most active seed investors, 88MPH and L5 Labs came together to create 440NG to help boost a stronger culture of investing Nigeria startups and solutions.Earlier this year, two of Africa’s most active seed investors, 88MPH and L5 Labs came together to create 440NG to help boost a stronger culture of investing Nigeria startups and solutions.


CcHub Hosts First Lagos Raspberry Jam

CcHub is organising the maiden edition of the Lagos Raspberry Jam. The Jam is a rare gathering of hackers from within and around Lagos, aimed at demonstrating the evolving maker/creating movement in Nigeria (with special focus on Raspberry Pi-based hacks). The Jam is open to people of different ages and backgrounds including tech enthusiasts, hobbyists,


GEW: StartUp Weekend Comes To Lagos

For the second time since its existence, Startup Weekend is coming to Lagos from the 21st to 23rd of November 2014 as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) with support from Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), LeadPath Nigeria, GIBE, iDEA Nigeria, WhoGoHost, Ingressive. Startup Weekend is a 54 hour Entrepreneurial boot camp initiative where developers,