July 19, 2019
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  • Google kicks-off certification training roadshow for digital marketers

    Google has introduced a certification training roadshow for digital marketing agencies based in West Africa. The Google Partners Lead, Nigeria, Tolulope Akinyele, said the training kicked off on Thursday in Lagos with up to 400 marketers. “The participants ranged from digital planners, strategists and account managers, and each was equipped…

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  • MoneyBag.ng – A new app for smart savings

    Nigeria’s FinTech sector continues to expand, as more apps emerge to disrupt the financial services mode of operations. These apps are also helping Nigerians to build a savings culture to guard against uncertainties and unforeseen circumstances. Well, that is what Moneybag.ng is all about. A brainchild of Nuture Technology Ltd.,…

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  • Access Bank, She Leads collaborate to assist female entrepreneurs

    Access Bank Plc, in partnership with She Leads Africa, have concluded the first phase of a Facebook programme to assist female entrepreneurs leverage digital platforms to drive growth in their businesses. The programme, which has the theme: “#SheMeansBusiness’’ is aimed at scaling up the skills of small business owners to…

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  • Looking For Funding For Your Startup or Idea? Apply Now

    International Breweries is offering existing startups or those still in the idea phase the opportunity to get access to funding and mentors to grow their business. Do you require extra funding for your business or a valuable idea? International Breweries Plc is giving you an opportunity to get a grant…

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  • Lion Ozumba 551 – Nigeria’s first electric car is born

    It’s official! Nigeria has produced its first electric car – courtesy the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state. Built by the University’s Engineering faculty re-christened Lion Ozumba 551. Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Charles Igwe, says the car was made with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials; it could…

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  • Bloodshare App Emerges Winner of MTN 21-day Y’ello Care Hackathon

    The MTN 2019 Care hackerton has ended the event with theme, “Creating a Brighter Future for our Youth”. with several activities like ICT training sessions, set-up of e-libraries in secondary schools, the hackathon competition that saw the bloodshare app emerging the winner and a career fair. The 21 Days of…

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  • FutureHack 2019 targets Health, Education and Agriculture Innovators

    Are you a Nigerian-based computer programmer or software engineer? Do you have latest inventions. innovations that have disruptive promise? Then FutureHack 2019 is for you! FutureHack is a national technology hackathon event, in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers, project managers, domain…

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  • FbStart Accelerator: CcHUB, Facebook focus on Nigerian, Ghanaian inventors

    Facebook and Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) are accepting applications for Season 2 of the FbStart Accelerator for Nigerian and Ghanaian innovators.  The programme is designed to help grow the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Data Science & Extended Reality. The FbStart Accelerator Season 2 will be made up…

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  • Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 3 raises $9m

    The Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class 3 comprising 12 startups, graduated on Friday in Lagos, raising 9 million dollars (N3.24 billion) and created more than 120 jobs. Fola Olatunji-David, Launchpad Accelerator Africa, Head of Startup Success and Services made this known during the graduation in Lagos. According to him, the…

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  • Startup 2019 – An initiative to power Nigerian entrepreneurship

    Startup 2019 has been launched. A three-month program targetting Nigerian Entrepreneurs, the initiative will help selected participants solve big problems in a new, better, and cheaper way with free entrepreneurship skills training, mentorship, and funding to help them start and grow their businesses. It will also aim to solve Nigeria’s…

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