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Cashless 2.0: The second coming of cashless and the rise of the “Fintechs”

It might be right to say that ‘Cashless’ has created FinTechs but FinTechs will make cashless 2.0 succeed The post Cashless 2.0: The second coming of cashless and the rise of the “Fintechs” appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Workers.com.ng — request the services of artisans around your vicinity

Workers.com.ng is a marketplace that is aiming to connect artisans to available work by allowing artisans list their services for free. The post Startup Profile: Workers.com.ng — request the services of artisans around your vicinity appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

5 Nigerian startups make Y Combinator’s Winter Batch 2017

We can confirm that 5 Nigerian startups will be demoing at Y Combinator’s Demo Day come March 20th to 22nd, 2017 The post 5 Nigerian startups make Y Combinator’s Winter Batch 2017 appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 20, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

7 lessons from the Monk who Sold His Ferrari

Julian Mantle had the life that everyone wanted. He was one of the country’s most distinguished trial lawyers, who was popular for his three-thousand-dollar Italian suits. He had the legal victories, exotic houses, a private jet and a shiny red [...]

March 18, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

What the Cashless Policy and your local Mai Shayi have in common

Over the week, we had Emeka Okoye – a seasoned software engineer, semantic web architect and all round tech evangelist who has over two decades’ industry experience behind him – stop by our office for a chat. During the engaging video session, [...]

March 18, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

7 Free online courses that will boost your technical skills in the workplace

oking to find some extra knowledge, learn a new skill or increase your technical skills Here are some free online courses you can take. The post 7 Free online courses that will boost your technical skills in the workplace appeared [...]

March 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Tecno launches premium PhonePad 3 phablet in Nigeria

The Tecno PhonePad 3 phablet, tagged ‘Do business, stay mobile’, facilitates business communications and productivity for its users on-the-go The post Tecno launches premium PhonePad 3 phablet in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Breaking: Lagos state to open 350 coding centres across the state

During the Teens Code Conference held today at Oregie, Ajegunle, Lagos Nigeria, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, who is the Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi on Education, announced that by the first week of April, Lagos will Launch EducateLagos, an electronic library (e-library) which [...]

March 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

What if Nigeria had a techie President?

Many techies lack social skills needed to run a country but having a techie President that has a non-techie persona may be what Nigeria needs. The post What if Nigeria had a techie President? appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

ABU Zaria online MBA is first NUC accredited e-Learning programme: Admissions now open

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has announced its commencement of admissions into the second batch of its e-Learning MBA programme. The initiative, which is in partnership with EduTech, was developed by the ABU Distance Learning Centre in a bid [...]

March 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Edusko — find good and affordable private schools for your children

Edusko is an edtech startup that connects middle and high income earning families with good and affordable private schools in Nigeria and beyond. The post Startup Profile: Edusko — find good and affordable private schools for your children appeared first [...]

March 17, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

BREAKING: iDEA Hub is relocating from Yaba to the Lagos Island

It appears that iDEA Hub Nigeria will be relocating from its Herbert Macaulay way, Sabo, Yaba address to the Lagos Island soon. Olaiwola Bolaji, operations manager at the iDEA Hub confirmed this via a phone call Thursday evening: “We are relocating from [...]

March 16, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

There is no tech ecosystem in Nigeria — Emeka Okoye, industry veteran

Emeka Okoye has over 15 years industry experience behind him. He recently dropped by at Techpoint for a chat about the Nigerian tech ecosystem. The post There is no tech ecosystem in Nigeria — Emeka Okoye, industry veteran appeared first [...]

March 16, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Tax Compliance: Why SMEs and startups in Nigeria do not pay taxes

Companies operating in and registered in Nigeria are required to pay different taxes at different times. Tax is paid on different levels to the Federal Inland Revenue Service and your state’s Revenue Service e. g Lagos Inland Revenue Service. State [...]

March 16, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Deet — share your contact and social media details with ease from your mobile phone

Deet is a mobile app that allows you to share your contact details and social network profiles with ease through QR scanning. The post Startup Profile: Deet — share your contact and social media details with ease from your mobile [...]

March 16, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs weekly: 5 tech job openings you should check out this week

We have compiled a list of tech job vacancies available this week for you once again. Not a techie? Discover available non-techie roles in some tech companies too. NOC/Support Engineer at Hyperia Job Level: Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Type: Full-Time/Shift Preferred [...]

March 15, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you should unplug electronic devices when they’re fully charged

For different reasons, devices ranging from mobile phones, handheld game consoles to laptops are not unplugged from wall brackets when they are done charging. In parts of the world where electricity is not stable, the fear of low batteries make [...]

March 15, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Kamposa — buy from, and sell to, students within any campus in Nigeria

Kamposa is a calssifieds site designed specifically to promote buying and selling among students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria The post Startup Profile: Kamposa — buy from, and sell to, students within any campus in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

March 15, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs weekly: 6 tech job openings you should check out this week

We have compiled a list of tech job vacancies available this week for you once again. Not a techie? Discover available non-techie roles in some tech companies too. NOC/Support Engineer at Hyperia Job Level: Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Type: Full-Time/Shift Preferred [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

With the new 115MW gas turbine, Nigeria will generate more Power

A 115MW gas turbine by Transcorp Power Ughelli has been unveiled in Delta State. The Governor of Delta state, Ifeanyi Okowa, had the honours of unveiling the gas turbine at Transcorp Power Limited Ughelli Power Plant. Also present at the unveiling was [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

8 time management tips for managing your business

The concept of time and its management has always been a challenge to entrepreneurs. To most, it seems that a 24-hour day is no longer sufficient to accommodate their tasks and duties. One’s time is seen as an asset that [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

9 Nigerian internet startups that have been acquired by local and international firms

While acquisition is a fairly new concept to Nigerian internet startups, here are 9 that have been acquired by both local or international organisations. The post 9 Nigerian internet startups that have been acquired by local and international firms appeared [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

5 Nigerians make 2017 list of Forbes 30 most promising young African entrepreneurs

5 Nigerians made it to this year’s Forbes 30 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa for their remarkable impact on business in Africa. The post 5 Nigerians make 2017 list of Forbes 30 most promising young African entrepreneurs appeared first [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Donate-ng — raise crowdfunding for charity and personal causes in Nigeria

Donate-ng is an online fundraising and crowdfunding portal in Nigeria where individuals and charities with social causes and projects can easily raise funds. The post Startup Profile: Donate-ng — raise crowdfunding for charity and personal causes in Nigeria appeared first [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Sidmach Technologies partners Microsoft to launch cloud solutions for Nigerian businesses

Sidmach Technologies has joined forces with tech giant, Microsoft, to  launch its cloud solutions to enable organizations and individuals improve productivity, grow revenue, reduce operational costs, reach new markets and improve efficiency for educational  and health institutions in the country. [...]

March 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #11: Teens Code Conference, datalytics meetup and other tech events happening this week

This week, we have curated tech events that you should consider attending. Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 13th March – Monday, 20th March, 2017). Destination Workplaces The Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Dotrubik [...]

March 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Africa finally has a domain name (.africa) and you can soon purchase one

Thirty-two years (March 1985) after the first domain name .com was introduced, Africa has finally launched its own domain name — dotAfrica (.africa), a generic Top Level Domain (gLTD). The new .africa domain, has been officially launched by the African Union [...]

March 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Which way for Yaba (left or right?) — An Open Letter to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode

With steady increase in development to cater for the increasing demand of startups, one is forced to ask, which way for the Yaba tech community? The post Which way for Yaba (left or right?) — An Open Letter to Gov. [...]

March 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Greymate Care — request in-home caregivers for the ageing and disabled

Greymate Care looks to improve lives of the vulnerable, disabled and elderly by making it possible hire a carer, doctor or a nurse by the click of a button The post Startup Profile: Greymate Care — request in-home caregivers for [...]

March 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Deep Work: The untold secret of high-achieving people

Every knowledge worker struggles to achieve much in this connected age. With deep work, we can all achieve focused success in spite of a distracted world. The post Deep Work: The untold secret of high-achieving people appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

March 11, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps