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Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

A new tech-driven platform, otherwise known as New Eko Innovation Hub has been launched in Lagos for what organisers described “as a strategic move to use technology as the key driver to fast-growing and smart economies for the country”. The tech-innovation hub, described as brainchild of Victor Afolabi, the Founder and CEO of GDM Group, […]

Uplifting Nigeria With Amazing Talents – The Independence Celebration

Uplifting Nigeria With Amazing Talents – The Independence Celebration

As we celebrate our independence day, we decided to showcase talents that are building the strengths of the nation. We know the nation is imperfect but rather than talk about the imperfect nature of the nation, we have decided to celebrate people who are investing their time, energy and talents in portraying Nigeria to the […]

Impossible Is Nothing – Kristina Jones The Only Black Woman In My 500 Startups Batch

Impossible Is Nothing – Kristina Jones The Only Black Woman In My 500 Startups Batch

Kristina Jones, Co-Founder of Court Buddy, writes about her experience pitching her new company to 500 Startups. The beginning of the 500 startups experience started off rocky for my co-founder James and me. After missing an evening flight from Miami to Los Angeles, our Los Angeles to San Francisco flight was canceled. This might have caused some […]

Networking Tips From An Introverted Founder

Networking Tips From An Introverted Founder

Whenever I tell people I’m an introvert, they don’t believe me. I regularly speak to large audiences and pitch my startup to investors who don’t exactly look like me, a young Filipina woman. I’ve coached hundreds of other people on how to be confident when pitching their dreams. I’ve perfected the art of connecting deeply with people […]

How I Traded The Stage For Y Combinator

How I Traded The Stage For Y Combinator

How I Traded the Stage for Y Combinator If you asked me 10 years ago where I thought my career would take me, I would have answered with one word: “Broadway.” As far as I was concerned, I was on my way to becoming a leading stage actress, dazzling crowds each night with my acting […]

Small Business Don’t Have To Be Hard

Small Business Don’t Have To Be Hard

Workflow and Productivity Tip #1: Define What You Can Control With small businesses, it is important to determine what you can control. This creates a baseline of where production should be. Once this is established, it’s important to determine your biggest ‘XFactor.’ Shiva Rajagopalan is an expert in workflow and productivity as the software platform […]

Unique Ways To Get Your Name Out There

Unique Ways To Get Your Name Out There

Selling yourself and your business might seem like a daunting task, but there are numerous ways to accomplish the task. Of course, having a social media presence is one of the most important things you can do, but there are also so many people using the various sites, it’s easy to get lost in the […]

Be The Powerful Force That Shapes The Work Environment

Be The Powerful Force That Shapes The Work Environment

1. Look Forward, Not Back Part of being an entrepreneur is being an innovator. So I encourage women to be the unstoppable force that makes the future what you want it to be. Pursue your passion and don’t get deterred if it is in a historically male-dominated field. I was told early in my career that there aren’t many women executives […]

These Tips Will Enhance The Level Of Your Business

These Tips Will Enhance The Level Of Your Business

Small business owners have to constantly look toward the future in order to retain long-term success. This means keeping an eye on tech trends, finding the best times to make investments and adjusting your marketing efforts. For more on looking to the future of your small business, check out these tips from members of the […]

The Women Of Duolingo

The Women Of Duolingo

Duolingo is a steadily growing, well-funded startup company with 80 employees in a colorful Pittsburgh office that features the obligatory ping pong tables, hammocks, and mod diner booths for employee collaboration. (Its office was recently named one of the city’s “Coolest” by the Pittsburgh Business Times.) The company’s main product is an app that teaches […]

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