This year’s conference is used as a platform to acknowledge individuals, organizations, and companies who have excelled in their efforts to foster the growth and development of the Nigerian Tech Ecosystem.
After graduating university with a third class in 2006, the 38-year-old subject of this week’s #NairaLife moved to the US and got a $50k/year job almost immediately. How did he manage to grow his career to the point where he wants to retire in three years?
Today’s Man Like is international tech bro, @teslimalabi_. He talks about growing up with a Muslim dad and Christian mum, stepping up to save his university relationship and how he’s been able to navigate life as a black man living in America.
There are some things to note about the 25-year-old in this #NairaLife: she’s the breadwinner and was in about ₦2m debt. Three months ago she got a big break and her life changed — possibly forever. Here’s how it happened:
Today’s Man Like is @Fosudo, a Youtuber, finance enthusiast and tech reviewer. He talks about how reading helped him navigate life, his discouraging early days as a tech reviewer and finally breaking out to become one of Nigeria’s most viewed YouTuber.
If you are truly a tech bro or babe, this quiz will be easy for you:
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On social media, many people often joke about wanting to work in tech or in startup companies in general so we decided to ask a few people who already do what that really is like. Cynthia, 28.I was excited when I got the startup job at first because I loved the company’s mission, and founder […]
Unscramble these words in 2 minutes to show you’re a tech bro/babe.
Take this quiz and we’ll tell you which Nigerian tech company you should have started. QUIZ: How Will You Blow? BBN, tech or blood money? Find out here.
Who are you, if not a tech bro persevering?
Can you match these Nigerian founders to their product? Go ahead:
The guy in this story has two things going on for him: developing new skills and taking a leap of faith. The ultimate gamechanger for him, though, is a tech hub he joined at uni and a DM he got in 2020. What is your oldest memory of money? My dad always did this thing […]
If like me you’ve been thinking of a way out of penury, I welcome you. Here’s a list of places to find our helpers (tech baes) so that we can flourish and finally chop life. 1) Any coffee shop Your nearest coffee shop is filled with so many lowkey rich tech people looking for wonderful […]
There’s every other normal person in life, and there are tech bros. Such is the difference between our species. Nonetheless, it’s not hard to pick out a tech bro from the crowd if you know what to look out for. 1. Turtleneck. Every tech bro has at least 3 different shades of black turtlenecks. It’s […]
Today’s subject is a guy who knows how to be the life of the party and the workhorse too. What was the first thing you did for money? I organised parties in university. I started in 200 level, 2007. My first party flopped like hell. Then I realised the clubbing dynamics of Lagos nightlife. Before, […]
The only thing better than a success story is a success story in the making. That’s the feeling I got when I spent some time with Team Neptune, made up of the nine Nigerian teenagers who won InterswitchSPAK’s inaugural “Innovation Challenge.” InterswitchSPAK 1.0 Innovation challenge is just one segment of InterswitchSPAK’s National Science competition, organised […]
I was on the brink of giving up. Okay, let’s rewind a bit. I have always wanted to venture into farming, maybe it’s because I believe there is so much potential in the business. But every attempt at getting started and keeping up with it has been a serious pain. Who did I offend? First, […]
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