Girls in Tech kicks off in Nigeria

  Girls in Tech-a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of influential women in technology and entrepreneurship keeps off in Nigeria today with its official launch. The organisation is focused on the promotion, growth and success of entrepreneurial and innovative women in the technology space. Created in February 2007, Girls in Tech was founded […]


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MoboFree has 2.2 Million Users in Nigeria,plans a Lagos office

Several technology focused businesses are leveraging the increased penetration of mobiles in Nigeria and the positive economic outlook of Nigeria to launch their businesses.We learnt that MoboFree is planning to set up an office in Lagos. MoboFree, a social marketplace in Nigeria and Africa is set to launch its local presence in Lagos, Nigeria as […]


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Open Call for Fellowship Applications at Berkman Center for Internet and Society,Harvard University

          The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened its annual call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for those who wish to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of Berkman’s community of pioneers, and who seek to deeply engage in […]


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Workshop on Scientific Applications for the Internet of Things (IoT)

  The Telecommunications/ICT4D Laboratory (T/ICT4D) of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, Trieste, Italy) is organizing a Workshop on Scientific Applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) to be held at the ICTP, Trieste, Italy, from 16 to 27 March 2015. This Workshop is co-sponsored by the International Telecommunications Union, Telecommunication Development […]


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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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