Author: Oluwaseun Hephzibah, Babatunde

  • Ex-Flutterwave Boss, Aboyeji led Nigeria’s 1st Fintech Industry Innovation (FSI) Sandbox

    Ex-Flutterwave Boss, Aboyeji led Nigeria’s 1st Fintech Industry Innovation (FSI) Sandbox

    Ex-Flutterwave CEO and Andela Co-Founder, Iyinoluwa “E” Aboyeji (@iaboyeji) led Nigeria’s 1st Fintech Industry Innovation Sandbox. The event which witnessed a panel discussion from leaders in the Financial Service Industry in Nigeria is a non-profit organisation. It is a trusteeship that includes the Central Bank of Nigeria and a number of other partners said Aboyeji. […]

  • My experience so far working remotely

    My experience so far working remotely

    The future of work will not be in the brick and mortar office. The ritual of 9:00 AM-5:00 PM work hour will no longer be relevant in the future of work. Personally, I have long-time adopted both the remote and office hours routine of work but in this piece, I share my experience working remotely. […]

  • Two entrepreneurs launch dHub, a co-working space in Ilorin

    Two entrepreneurs launch dHub, a co-working space in Ilorin

    A Tony Elumelu Foundation beneficiary, Abideen Olasupo and his friend Wale Bakare have launched dHub, a co-working space and startups development center in the heart of Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, Nigeria. According to its design, dHub will achieve sustainable development in Africa through the use of creativity, technology, and innovation. Launched 3rd December […]

  • 6 attitudes to scale and build good reputation in online business

    6 attitudes to scale and build good reputation in online business

    When talking about online business, there is no doubt about it that it is the gold rush mode of doing business conveniently with less cost of setting up to marketing and to reaching desired customers. Using online tools and social media, any business can achieve desired results. But alas, many online business owners treat their […]

  • Ex-Konga Chief, Sim Shagaya edtech startup uLesson raises $3.1 Million

    Ex-Konga Chief, Sim Shagaya  edtech startup uLesson raises $3.1 Million

    Popularly known as the king of exit, Sim Shagaya’s edtech startup uLesson raised $3.1 Million in seed round funding. The funding championed by the Lagos, Nairobi, and London based venture capital, TLCom announced the funding through its Twitter handle. uLesson was founded in March 2019 in the quest to make learning more individual-oriented using technology. […]

  • Nigeria’s untapped coffee economy, a startup idea for entrepreneurs

    Nigeria’s untapped coffee economy, a startup idea for entrepreneurs

    The coffee economy in Nigeria is largely a virgin: in 2018, Nigeria produced 42,000 60kg bags of coffee, while Ethiopia, Africa’s coffee-producing hub, filled a whopping 7.6m bags according to the International Coffee Organization (ICO) an organisation that administers the international coffee agreement. There are about 22 coffee-growing states across Nigeria which most are in […]

  • 5 reasons why university is the best place to startup a company

    5 reasons why university is the best place to startup a company

    There have been series of publications, reports and arguments from different quarters in the media about the wastage, useless and irrelevance of going to school. Yes! Some of the arguments may be correct. There are stories of many dropouts from Harvard, Stanford Universities that are making waves in the tech and business  today. But in […]

  • How I Hack: Lanre Ogungbe, helping SMEs at Accounteer

    How I Hack: Lanre Ogungbe, helping SMEs at Accounteer

    The globe is rotating very disruptive and nations are following in the speed of light. Africa is not left out too as many disruptive innovations are already springing up in the heart of Lagos and other parts of Africa. In this  interview, Lanre Ogungbe a young, dynamic and brilliant entrepreneur open the eyes of other […]

  • OPay raises another $120 Million to expand to other African countries

    OPay raises another $120 Million to expand to other African countries

    The popular payment services company OPay which powers other services like ORide, Otrike, OFood etc just raised another $120 Million. The funding led by mainly Chinese investment companies and investors is summing up the total money raised by OPay to the tune of about $200 Million. Around May 2018, OPay raised $50 Million from five […]