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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

Tecno L9 Plus Review: A plus in the right direction

If you joined me in the unboxing of the Tecno L9 Plus then you will agree that it is a real beauty. However, we expect much more from our smartphones so I went up close and personal with the new [...]

April 19, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Why we need more offline solutions; a case study of Chowberry

We now live in the grand age of apps. They have become a necessary and important parts of our lives. In 2016 alone, analysts claimed that 90 billion apps were downloaded across the iOS and Google Play worldwide. This was [...]

April 19, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

What the recent appointment of Jelani Aliyu reveals about the state of Nigeria’s automobile industry

Just recently Jelani Aliyu sent the internet in motion with his recent appointment as the head of the Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council. The post What the recent appointment of Jelani Aliyu reveals about the state of Nigeria’s automobile [...]

April 19, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Nickzom Calculator — solve mathematical problems and show workings

Nickzom Calculator is a web/mobile app that allows users to solves display step-by-step solutions to problems involving calculation. The post Startup Profile: Nickzom Calculator — solve mathematical problems and show workings appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 19, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: Interesting tech job vacancies available this week

We have rounded up some available tech job openings this week. Send in your applications if you are interested in any of these roles. Not a techie? You can apply for non-techie roles in tech companies too. Information Technology Support [...]

April 18, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

5 common SEO problems with Nigerian Businesses and how to fix them

SEO problems are a common illness for every CEO, Nigerian business owners are not left out. Many Nigerian business owners have always had the feeling that their businesses have search engine optimization problems, but don’t know what exactly the SEO [...]

April 18, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: PEXBANK — buy, sell Bitcoin and other digital currencies in Nigeria

Private Exchange Bank (PEXBANK) is simply an online bank that facilitates digital currencies business transactions in Nigeria and beyond. The post Startup Profile: PEXBANK — buy, sell Bitcoin and other digital currencies in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 18, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #16: Mumpreneur Tour, FarmHack Hackathon and other tech events happening this week

This week, we have curated events that you should consider attending if you are an entrepreneur, developer, Information Technology (IT) professional or just looking for opportunities in AgricTech. Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 17th April [...]

April 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

In conversation with Olatorera Oniru, the CEO of Dress Me Outlet

In 2016, Olatorera Oniru was named as one of the Forbes most promising young African entrepreneurs, just about 7 months after she started her business – Dressmeoutlet.com. With a customer base which spans across Nigeria, Africa, and the USA, Olatorera [...]

April 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Lara — get step-by-step public transportation directions to any destination

Lara is a chat-bot for public transportation directions in developing countries. by providing text-based, step-by-step directions and fare quotes The post Startup Profile: Lara — get step-by-step public transportation directions to any destination appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Understanding the rules of effective management

Effective management is a topic that needs to be learned and understood by every indivdual, we take time to explore a book by Richard Templar “The Rules of Management” “A manager is an employee who forms part of the organizations’ [...]

April 15, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

A case for regulating internet usage in Nigeria

Photo Credit: ZICTA / michael pollak via Compfight cc These past three weeks have been quite an emotional roller-coaster for anyone who uses the internet in Nigeria. Just this Tuesday, two teenage boys who had been arraigned for gang-raping a teenage girl, were released on bail, [...]

April 15, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Getting your parents to believe in your Startup

With traditional careers being over populated and the increasing amount of unemployment in the country, entrepreneurship has become the possible escape route for many. However, most middle-aged Nigerian parents are still stuck on the belief that a child needs to [...]

April 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Tayo Oviosu and Affiong Williams are relationship goals

Tayo and Affiong are our relationship goals. We love that they are both successful, cute together and fun-loving. The post Tayo Oviosu and Affiong Williams are relationship goals appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Prime Virtual Assistant– enlist virtual assistance for your business anywhere in Nigeria

Just as the name implies, prime virtual assistant is an online platform where virtual assistant services/administrative supports are offered. The post Startup Profile: Prime Virtual Assistant– enlist virtual assistance for your business anywhere in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

8 prominent Nigerian startups that started from the university

A world led by young innovators would have been difficult to imagine years back, today Nigerian universities have raised effort to encourage entrepreneurship The post 8 prominent Nigerian startups that started from the university appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How Banks leverage on social media platforms in Nigeria

In this age, the importance of the use of social media by corporate organisations cannot be over-emphasized and banks are not exempted. In 2015, Nigerian banks were at snail’s pace in leveraging on the social media. However, two years down [...]

April 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian forex crisis and the collateral damage to local businesses

The ongoing Nigerian forex crisis has placed a further strain on the already burdensome duty of running a business in Nigeria; everybody is affected The post Nigerian forex crisis and the collateral damage to local businesses appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

April 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

1GB now costs 2% of minimum wage in 5 African countries and Nigeria is not one of them

According to a report released by Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all, only five African countries have ‘affordable internet’. The five countries are Mauritius, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Sudan. Alliance for Affordable [...]

April 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Why writing a business plan may be a waste of time

“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” — Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook Every worthwhile venture requires good planning and [...]

April 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: FINT — easily access affordable credit for your business

FINT is a peer to peer lending platform that provides borrowers easy access to affordable credit by connecting them to willing investors. The post Startup Profile: FINT — easily access affordable credit for your business appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

The dysfunctional spark plug in FAAN

On the 11th of April 2017, there were reports that the headquarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) was gutted by fire and this led to the loss of sensitive documents in the audit and engineering department. Many [...]

April 12, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Tecno PhonePad 3 review: Doing business and staying mobile

It’s safe to say the performance of a phone doesn’t depend on the specifications listed on the box, it’s actually about the user’s first experience with the device. Beyond the specifications that we saw during the unboxing of the Tecno PhonePad 3, [...]

April 12, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Passengers strangle Uber driver to death in Lagos

Two men who posed as passengers have been arrested for killing an Uber driver in Lagos state, after which they tried to hide out in Edo state. While some news reports have given the name of the Uber driver as Emmanuel Innevosa, [...]

April 12, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Top mobile apps on Nigerian smartphones and what they say about us

How many unused mobile applications are currently sitting idle on your phones as you read this? The typical Nigerian smartphone is a store of used and idle mobile applications. It has a minimum of 5 apps that has never been [...]

April 12, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: PsyndUp — connect to mental health professionals in Nigeria easily

PsyndUp is an online platform that allows Nigerians book sessions with psychiatrist/psychologists, and build networks in the online support community. The post Startup Profile: PsyndUp — connect to mental health professionals in Nigeria easily appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

April 12, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: Check out some interesting tech job openings this week

It is yet another week filled with tech job opportunities and we have put together a list of some of these vacancies for you. Check them out and apply if you are interested. Data Analytics Consultant at Deloitte Location:  Lagos, [...]

April 11, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How Nigerian banks are stifling entrepreneurship

We all need banks, but not everyone understands the role they play in the economy. Banks are meant to keep people’s monies safe, conduct transactions such as transfers and issue out loans. In recent years, with the advancement of technology, [...]

April 11, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

4 things bound to happen if the Nigerian internet gets shutdown like Cameroon

In January, the Cameroonian government shut down internet in the Northwest and Southwest provinces of the country. These parts are largely anglophone regions. The action was a reprisal of sorts by the Francophone government for the people’s protest against its [...]

April 11, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps