Category Archives: STARTUPS

New Ride Hailing Platform, Alpha1 Rides Set To Launch In September

Nigeria’s ride hailing sector is about to witness a major disruption with the entrance of Alpha1 Rides: a technology services platform that supports the transportation and logistics business in Nigeria, as they have premised their model on technology and quality

Nigerian Startups Lead CcHUB’s From Africa to Europe PitchDrive

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), and Google for Entrepreneurs have announced the names of the 14 selected startups set to participate in PitchDrive, a three week five-city European tech hub tour across London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Zurich and Paris with the aim to

APPLY: F>>LANE Vodafone Accelerator For Women Entrepreneurs

After a successful first round, F>>LANE – Europe’s first accelerator with a focus on social ventures that utilise technology to empower women worldwide, is getting ready for the next round. F>>LANE is a six week programme open to impact-driven ventures

Introduce Your Kids To Programming With Re:Learn Summer of Code

For its fourth year, the Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) will run Summer of Code, a holiday programme introducing young people to computer programming. The effort is part of CcHUB’s education practice, re:learn. Re:learn runs multiple programmes throughout the year to achieve

PlatoHub Promises To Build And Launch In 4 Weeks With #WorkStay

What, in your opinion, is the single most causative factor for the regular deaths of Nigerian startup ideas? Well according to a research carried out by Platohub, a Nigerian solutions development company, they discovered that a lot of product ideas

Four Nigerians Among Facebook’s Bot Develper Challenge Finalists

Four Nigerian bots have been shortlisted among the final 60 in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge, a contest to recognize and reward developers who are able to create the most innovative new bots on Messenger in the Middle East

Get up to $1,000,000 grant from the GEMS Project

GEMS (Growth and Employment in States) is looking for Nigeria’s brightest and most promising MSMEs to support by providing financing, training and other forms of technical assistance. GEMS is an employment project supported by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade

Participate in Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge

As part of activities to mark its 100th anniversary this year, Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most-respected financial institutions, has announced a partnership with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) to launch its Centenary Innovation Challenge. The launch was announced at a press

SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp for start-ups returns to Nigeria

Entries already flooding in for Africa’s leading ‘hands on’ business bootcamp, combining Mentors, Workshops and Investments The SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp is returning to Nigeria from July 5-9 with the goal of empowering a new wave of African start-ups. Following the event’s

New Startup Innovates Social Retail in Nigeria

Founder Banke Ajagunna helps Nigerians to be as stylish as they feel The Style Group, a contemporary lifestyle retail group in Nigeria, is leapfrogging the brick-and-mortar sales of fashion, accessories and design services and instead focuses on offering them via