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Nigerian Benson Wins £25,000 For Tutoring App

Nigerian Benson Wins £25,000 For Tutoring App

A 27-year-old Nigerian, Godwin Benson has won an engineering award given by  UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering for the tutoring app developed by him. According to the BBC, Benson, a systems engineer, beat 16 participants to clinch the £25,000 ($32,000) prize [...]

May 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs weekly: Check out available tech job vacancies this week

Looking for a new job? Check out this list of available job vacancies for techies and non-techies in some tech companies this week Back-end Developer (LAMP Stack) at Proteux Technologies Limited Location: Lagos Island, Nigeria Application deadline: 5/12/2017 Responsibilities Work with [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Motorola Moto G4 Play; Unboxing and First Impressions

The Motorola Moto G4 Play was released in the fourth quarter of 2016 and has recently started selling in the [Nigerian] market for quite a while now. It looked like a good deal, so I decided to look at it. Here [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

JAMB vs ASUU: The real culprit in the UTME debacle

For all we know, technology is an enabler and unless JAMB and ASUU set their differences aside, no real innovation can take place. The post JAMB vs ASUU: The real culprit in the UTME debacle appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Forbes 2016 most promising African entrepreneurs: How have Nigerians on the list fared?

Every year since 2011, Mfonobong Nsehe curates the Forbes 30 most promising young African entrepreneurs list– a list of exceptional young African entrepreneurs below the age of 35–. The highly recognised list is considered as a benchmark for successful entrepreneurs in [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

BREAKING: Lagos State government to relocate Computer Village

As part of efforts to transform Lagos into a mega city,  the Lagos State government has decided to relocate Computer Village to ICT park, Kantangowa in Agbado. The decision was made known today during 2017 Press Briefing. LASG has decided to relocate [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Cardless payments: A role in Financial Inclusion

With the advent of cardless payments, the risk with handling cash is almost resolved. Cardless payments enable recipients to cash out without having a card. The post Cardless payments: A role in Financial Inclusion appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Venture Starter to train 1,200 tech startups in Lagos at Founders Conference

Founders Conference is an annual event host to tech entrepreneurs, develoeprs, investors, tech enthusiasts and other innovation-driven business owners The post Venture Starter to train 1,200 tech startups in Lagos at Founders Conference appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Ditch your wallet, take your money mobile

Next time you head out for the day, leave the wallet at home. Seriously. Toss your valuables and phone in a side pocket of your bag and get on out the door. Why waste the precious bag space and time [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Moovedin — access real estate and property from the comfort of your home

Launched on 6th of February 2017, Moovedin gives users access to properties that suit their preference right from the convenience of their bedroom. The post Startup Profile: Moovedin — access real estate and property from the comfort of your home [...]

April 25, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #17: LeadSpace Happy Hour, Usable Meetup and other tech events happening this week

As the month of April comes to an end, we have curated a list of tech events that you should consider attending. Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 24th April – Monday, 1st May, 2017). Datalytics Meetup [...]

April 24, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How whistle blowing can be beneficial to SMEs

Corruption just took a new shape with the type of events that have been unfolding lately. In an interview with the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Professor Yemi Osibanjo, he stated that the Nigerian system has been [...]

April 24, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Skye Bank to host Skye Pearl webinar on Facebook LIVE

Skye Pearl, the women empowerment initiative of Skye Bank, is set to host a FREE WEBINAR featuring some of the leading lights in Nigeria’s Tech space including Eyo Bassey, MD Payporte Technologies, Agada Apochi, MD Unified Payments (Pay Attitude) and [...]

April 24, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

After 3 months in limbo, English-speaking Cameroon gets its internet back

After about three months (94 days) of internet shutdown in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions, the internet has finally been restored. Tears of joy today #BringBackOurInternet now history. Millions and millions of tweets to show solidarity for those disconnected for 94 days — [...]

April 24, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Selfies so beautiful, battery so powerful; the new Gionee A1 is set to amaze you

Think of a phone that has the specs of a professional camera, the skills of an experienced make-up artist, and a power station for battery and you will get the new Gionee A1 with a 16 MP front, 13MP rear [...]

April 24, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: easyPR — get the right PR strategy at affordable rates

easyPR is an online based marketing and content distribution platform that allows individuals and corporate organisations to purchase PR strategies. The post Startup Profile: easyPR — get the right PR strategy at affordable rates appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 24, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

5 things you didn’t know about Jelani Aliyu, the new head of Nigeria’s Automotive Council

You have probably heard about the appointment of Mr. Jelani Aliyu as the Director-General of Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC). You may also have heard that the new boss is a world renowned genius who designed the Chery Volt. [...]

April 23, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Great ways to sell more, faster and easier in tough markets #TWBR

Be a sales superstar takes us into the world where the salespeople are the ultimate ruler. It gives clear insight into what skill they need to acquire The post Great ways to sell more, faster and easier in tough markets [...]

April 22, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Inside Nigeria’s first smartphone assembly plant

AfriOne Nigeria Limited launched Nigeria's first assembly plant geared towards the manufacture of mobile phones and other consumer devices. According to a spokesperson for AfriOne; This marks the availabilty of the first in-country produced smartphones for sale in then Nigerian [...]

April 21, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

A non-techie’s guide to building a tech startup from the idea stage

Many successful tech startups were founded by non-techies. Here is a guide to help you as a non-techie to make your tech idea a viable product. The post A non-techie’s guide to building a tech startup from the idea stage [...]

April 21, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

You can now access Instagram without being online

Instagram now has an updated feature which makes it possible to keep enjoying Instagram even when offline. Social media platforms are owning up to the idea of enabling access in spite of poor internet connections. The popular Facebook Lite, for [...]

April 21, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Gain between $250,000 and $1.5m capital in the XL Africa accelerator program

At a time when the African digital sector is increasingly in the limelight, the Word Bank Group has also joined in intensifying this light with the launch of XL Africa. XL Africa is a five-month long business acceleration program that [...]

April 21, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

MD/CEO of Access Bank discusses Technology and Innovation on CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa turns its spotlight on Managing Director and CEO of Africa’s foremost financial institution, Access Bank PLC, Mr. Herbert Wigwe in an episode of its highly acclaimed series, Captains of Industry. In the exclusive segment, Mr. Wigwe discusses Access [...]

April 21, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Escolax — estimate gadget repair costs before meeting an actual engineer

Escolax help users find out the cost of fixing their electronic gadgets before meeting an actual repairer. They go a step ahead to offer repair services The post Startup Profile: Escolax — estimate gadget repair costs before meeting an actual [...]

April 21, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

What is the future of YabaCon Valley?

Business clustering is a common trend all over the world. With similar businesses located in a common geographical location, members of these clusters typically gain competitive advantage and increased productivity as they enjoy; common infrastructures, more networking opportunities that can [...]

April 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

9 Nigerians who are big shots in Silicon Valley

There is a saying that there's hardly a place on earth you would not find a Nigerian. Here a few of them who hold lead positions in Silicon Valley The post 9 Nigerians who are big shots in Silicon Valley [...]

April 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Relocating to Nigeria to start business; A guide

The year 2016 was probably one of the worst years to be starting business in Nigeria. According to a news report, 272 firms closed shop in Nigeria because of the foreign exchange restrictions. This closures led to a loss of [...]

April 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

MD/CEO of Access Bank discusses Technology and Innovation on  CNBC Africa

CNBC Africa turns its spotlight on Managing Director and CEO of Africa’s foremost financial institution, Access Bank PLC, Mr. Herbert Wigwe in an episode of its highly acclaimed series, Captains of Industry. In the exclusive segment, Mr. Wigwe discusses Access [...]

April 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Prepare to meet trailblazers at Techpoint Inspired

According to the National Bureau of statistics, as at 2013, there were over 37 million MSME’s in Nigeria and more uncounted for. Which leaves us with the questions as to what these startups are up to? Those in the business [...]

April 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: SusuAI — automate your bills and savings plan

SusuAI is a mobile-based artificial intelligence savings plan that helps users manage and automate all their bills in Nigeria. The post Startup Profile: SusuAI — automate your bills and savings plan appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps
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