In a video that surfaces after the incident, military officers arrive at the Lekki Toll Gate on the Lagos island, stand for a moment in front of a group of protesters separated by a line of road barricades sitting and singing the national anthem in the darkness that envelopes an ordinarily lit location, and begin […]
Co-Creation Hub launched almost ten years ago as one of the foremost technology hubs in Lagos. Many of the technology companies we know now—TechCabal, Fora, Andela, TechPoint—they all, at some point, either began as ideas at CcHUB, made their first hires or worked out of the hub’s space in their earlier years. At last Friday’s […]
Achieving financial Inclusion and cashless societies have been on the agenda of governments and other stakeholders across Africa for the past few years – with varying success across the board. Despite many efforts, most African countries’ bank account penetration sits below 30% of their population. A picture that only changes in some countries once mobile […]
The problems in this space are very different from those a software business would have to deal with and we need to start talking about it.
Hardware is hard to do anywhere. Period. It is a very iterative and capital intensive area that requires long-term commitments, more often than not.
You might not have noticed, but the Lagos State Government just piloted Lagos Innovates – a program designed to help Lagos-based startups take off in a big way. Lagos Innovates is being run by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, which is tasked with supporting businesses with funds and the tools to become sustainable and […]