Starting and running a business has some striking similarities to adventure games. The excitement and potential pitfalls against a background of courage that’s required when seeking adventure in games, remain principal ingredients to succeed as a founder, especially when it’s a ‘first’.
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.
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.