Social Media Week Lagos 2015:The Rise of A Connected Africa.

    With the growing successes of the Social Media Week Lagos  events in Nigeria and its great impact on technology development and engagement in Nigeria,the 2015 Social Media Week Lagos will focus on the theme:Upwardly Mobile:The Rise of A Connected Africa.According to the organizers,the SMW Lagos 2015 theme sets the stage for thought-provoking and […]


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Google for Entrepreneurs Week Africa Series holds in Nigeria with Mike Moyer -author of Slicing Pie

  As part of the 3rd annual Google for Entrepreneurs Week, Startup Grind Lagos and Google for Entrepenuers are excited to host the 1st Google for Entrepreneurs Week Africa Series for founders.Google for Entrepreneurs Week is an annual week celebrating entrepreneurs and the anniversary of the Google for Entrepreneurs team.  Googlers from around the world […]


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IDC Report shows Middle East and Africa Handset Sales Top 64 Million Units in Q2 2014

  Samsung  still leads with 45% of the Smartphone Market share in Middle East and Africa The Middle East and Africa (MEA) handset market grew to its largest size in ten quarters in Q2 2014, expanding 27% year on year to total 64 million units. The latest insights from global advisory and consulting services firm […]


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GE Lagos Garage is taking Application

  GE created the Garages program in 2012 to reinvigorate America’s interest in invention, innovation, and manufacturing. In 2014, Garages went global with three weeks of workshops amidst a fully equipped fab lab in Lagos, Nigeria, at GE’s regional headquarters. On October 27th, 2014, GE will expand on past successes by evolving the program into […]


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Four Start-ups across Africa make it into think Rwanda Incubator

      Few months ago we reported of the newly opened incubator in Rwanda called think.Today think announced its first group of companies selected for support. The four selected teams represent innovative, digital, private sector solutions that demonstrate the potential to scale across Africa.They were chosen from more than 150 applications from across the […]


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ITU seeks Young Innovators on Internet of Things (IoT) Projects

    International Telecommunications Union(ITU)  in partnership with the IEEE Internet of Things(IoT) Initiative through the Young Innovators Challenge 2014,are looking for the best ideas for new businesses and innovations that can take advantage of the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) to be used for social good and thus improve lives of people […]


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Samsung Introduces Printing Solutions for Mobile Devices

        Samsung Xpress M2020W Wireless Printer now Available in Nigeria.     Samsung Electronics, a global giant in digital media and convergence technologies, has announced the availability of Samsung Xpress M2020W; a mono laser printers that can print from mobile devices, in the Nigerian market.   Samsung Xpress M2020W Printer prints from […]


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Nominations Open for Red Hat Innovation Awards 2015

Red Hat, Inc.the world’s leading provider of open source solutions,yesterday announced nominations are open for the ninth annual Red Hat Innovation Awards, which will be presented during Red Hat Summit 2015, June 23-26, 2015, in Boston. “We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to highlight our customers and the ways they’re solving their business […]


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