Visionaries

Co-Creation Hub PitchDrive II

Three Nigerian Start-Ups to Participate In Co-Creation Hub Pitchdrive II

10 African hardware and deep tech start-ups were selected to participate in the Co-Creation Hub PitchDrive II- three of which are Nigerian start-ups. Nigerian startups – GricD, Reliance HMO and Taeillo – and 7 others were selected from more than 200 applications received from 20 African countries for this year’s […]

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Paylater Carbon

[Interview]: Paylater CEO, Chijioke Dozie Talks About Company Rebrand Into Carbon

Earlier this year, Nigeria fintech company, Paylater, rebranded to Carbon, to reflect its intentions to expand to Ghana and go beyond that of a consumer credit company, to transition to a “fully-fledged digital financial services platform”, offering bill payments, fund transfers and savings products, in addition to loans. Speaking at […]

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Simileoluwa Adebajo

Simileoluwa Adebajo, the lady who quit her job in Silicon Valley to open the first Nigerian restaurant in San Francisco

Simileoluwa Adebajo got hailed for being brave and doing something most people would never dare do;  quit a well-paying day job at silicon valley to pursue their passion. Simileoluwa Adebajo, a former financial analyst has been hailed for being brave on social media after she announced her decision to leave her high-paying […]

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Meet Nigerian Farmer who grows crops on air without soil

Meet Nigerian Farmer who grows crops on air without soil

Fascinating scientific and technological breakthroughs that have changed the way we do things the world over, often come from the humblest circumstances. For Samson Ogbole, a Nigerian farmer and biochemist, his discoveries did not begin by a yearning for the extraordinary but to provide a lasting end to the hunger […]

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