Until recently, potential investors had to go to asset management companies, brokerage firms, private portfolio managers or investment firms to complete the very formal process to invest. But a new crop of mobile and web apps are leveraging tech to make investing more accessible through digital ‘retail’ investment platforms–drawing in beginner investors along the way.
A programming language isn’t something ordinarily considered capable of making a cultural statement. But Anuoluwapo Karounwi has done just that with Yorlang, a programming language designed to write small programs using Yoruba, a language native to South Western Nigeria.
As the world around us evolves, how we work reflects that evolution in the creation of new work tools and roles as well as changing job market dynamics.
It has been back to back praise for 9mobile in recent times. First, a recognition as Telco Company of the Year 2018 and then a commendation from no other person than the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
A review of Patricia, a platform that allows people to buy gift cards, urn gift cards to cash, and trade crypto online
Famed for their indefatigable spirit, Nigerians don’t give up easily – even in the face of the daily challenges of life. We believe that each day comes with its own promises of survival. This is what caught my eyes in the latest television commercial that 9mobile released recently.
Globacom has announced a comprehensive upgrading of its technical facilities and unveiled an endorsement deal with world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua.
Following the success of the 2018 edition of VivaTech, the innovation event that brings together more than 8,000 startups from all over the world, SANOFI will once again be present in Paris in 2019 through Afric@Tech – its dedicated lab that is committed to innovative African startups.
As the Nigerian tech sector continues to expand and internet penetration trudges on, is our cybersecurity infrastructure growing in tandem?
We’re documenting Nigerian initiatives increasing the number of women and girls in tech, and we need your help.
Like other successful Nigerian YouTubers, he’s discovered a way to locally monetise the more than 26k subscribers that follow his channel.
Adebayo Adesanya went from leading a tech team in Lagos to joining a Berlin-based financial services company as a senior software engineer. He shares the highs and lows of working at home and abroad.
A growing number of companies are working to improve physical and mental health for the country’s seniors.
Here’s the video of the panel session at TC Townhall: Fintech 2.0. The panel had fintech entrepreneurs and investors, with discussions around the history of fintech, regulatory issues, product thinking, last mile considerations and the future of fintech.
[Video] Watch Mimshach Obioha, Director for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, speak about the importance of collaborations between legacy companies and fintech startups at the Fintech 2.0 TC Townhall.
[Video] Watch Tomi Amao, CIO, Softcom, discuss Eyowo at the Fintech 2.0 TC Townhall. The platform allows you exchange monetary value with just a mobile phone number.
BuyCoins is creating a reliable and fast way to trade cryptocurrency using a Nigerian card or bank account and making trans-African currency exchange valuable in spite of their volatility.