What the Best Product-led Companies Get Right

Product-led growth (PLG) is all the rage now and with good reason. While traditional and sales-driven growth continues to fall behind both in popularity and effectiveness, PLG-driven startups and companies like Grammarly and Slack continue to post ridiculously high YoY growth. What in the world is a “Product-led” company? Product-led companies are companies that have […]Continue Reading...

How do you invest?

We believe that data-driven solutions are the guardrails we need, so we created a brief survey to sample how Nigerians make investment decisions, perceive the stock markets versus other investment options, and expect returns. Can you help us fill it? https://forms.gle/3dCZGNbZQ9owT7wD8Continue Reading...

Nigerian-based Startup, Fundall Raises $150,000 in Pre-seed Funding

A Nigerian-based startup has successfully raised $150,000 in a pre-seed funding round lead by Black Knight Capital, a pre-seed and seed-stage angel investment outfit. Fundall is one of Nigeria’s newest FinTech startup that focuses on digital banking for individuals and businesses. According to Fundall founder, Kolapo Joseph, “We started Fundall to be a financial partner […]Continue Reading...

Trump’s TikTok Twists

On Saturday, US President, Donald Trump announced that he approved the TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart “in the concept”. Today, he seemed not too sure of the deal. The deal though fell far short of the 100% which he had earlier stated that he wanted. The announcement saved TikTok from being taken off the […]Continue Reading...

Breaking: Nigerian SEC will now regulate cryptocurrency “investments”

The Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has just classified cryptocurrency investments as financial security instruments. This means that cryptocurrency firms will now be regulated by the SEC potentially limiting opportunities for fraudulent schemes to thrive as well as increasing entry barriers for startup crypto firms. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether are not regarded as […]Continue Reading...

Classic Nigerian Brands We Still Love Today

Can you remember any of the popular consumer brands like Krest Bitter Lemon, Planta Margarine, Tandi, and Bongo Tea that delighted Nigerians years ago? Most have not survived the many changes Nigeria has experienced over the years. From popular retail outlets like Kingsway Stores to soft drinks like Tandi Guarana, Nigerian brands have evolved and […]Continue Reading...

Key Takeaways from the NERC’s Meter Asset Provider Program

The National Electricity Regulatory Commission Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations (NERC-R-112) are policy guidelines and regulations developed by NERC to address the persistent challenges around metering access, remove regulatory hurdles and address the highly controversial and contested issue of estimated billing. In this overview, we present in brief the most important points and cornerstone regulatory […]Continue Reading...