Category: Ventures

#KongaMarriesYudala: Konga and Yudala Merger – Questions and Predictions from an Ex-Konga Staff

#KongaMarriesYudala: Konga and Yudala Merger – Questions and Predictions from an Ex-Konga Staff

By Ifeanyi Abraham #KongaMarriesYudala The tale of how a Yoruba Princess marries an Igbo Prince amidst competition from a foreign prince who threw all his wealth at the Father of the Yoruba Princess but still failed #KongaMarriesYudala The story of how the Father of the Yoruba princess decided to take a much lesser bride price than marry […]

Five Best Coworking Spaces In Africa

Five Best Coworking Spaces In Africa

Coworking spaces have become a norm all over the world, and it’s getting increasingly difficult to see clear differentiators in coworking spaces as most coworking spaces are beautiful and breathtaking. In Africa, there are some spaces that seem to be leading the pack and have made sure they clearly differentiate themselves and they lead the […]

4 Challenges Hindering the Success of Women-owned Businesses

4 Challenges Hindering the Success of Women-owned Businesses

Entrepreneurship once considered a man’s domain in Nigeria, has since made way for women as economic opportunities have risen over the years for women who want to start and run enterprises. Unfortunately, while more women are becoming entrepreneurs, they seem not to be catching up with their male counterparts. Women-owned businesses still face a set […]

MTN and Jumia Launch Pan-African Enterprise Challenge

MTN and Jumia Launch Pan-African Enterprise Challenge

MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia, are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia. The Pan-African competition launching today, will be the first of its kind in Africa, bringing together over 1000 entrepreneurs, students and investors, to collaborate on ways to amplify and consolidate the […]

Techstars Selects First Its East African Company, Bamba Group

The international investors that have boosted more than 650 technology startups have thrown their weight behind their first East African company, Kenya’s Bamba Group. US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya’s Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the next five years. The experts will put Bamba through intensive training in Austin, Texas, and […]

BlackBerry Completes Good Technology Acquisition for $425million

BlackBerry Completes Good Technology Acquisition for $425million

BlackBerry Limited today announced it has completed the acquisition of Good Technology. BlackBerry will integrate Good’s software solutions and services with its own software suites to offer the industry’s most complete end-to-end solution that secures the entire mobile enterprise, across all platforms and applications while protecting personal privacy. With the acquisition of Good, BlackBerry has […]

Dell Acquires EMC in Biggest Tech Deal Ever

Dell Acquires EMC in Biggest Tech Deal Ever

Dell Computers just acquired EMC, a storage technology company for $67 billion in the biggest deal ever seen in the technology industry. For those who have not heard of EMC, it provides data center storage for large companies and was previously being managed by VMWare which provides virtualization services for data centers. Previously, the biggest […]