Category Archives: STARTUPS

ToLet.com.ng Acquires Jumia House Nigeria, Becomes PropertyPro.ng

ToLet.com.ng, Nigeria’s leading online property classifieds portal, has in conjunction with their existing investors, Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired Jumia House Nigeria, a competing property portal, for an undisclosed sum. ToLet.com.ng will now merge the two platforms over the coming months,

Nigerians Top Africa’s 20 Startups To Enter World Bank’s Digital Acceleration Program

Twenty of the most promising African digital start-ups will take part in the XL Africa residency, the flagship initiative of the business accelerator launched last April by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program. From Nov. 6-17 in Cape Town, the

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