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By the time you are reading this, about 70% of the Techpoint team will be making their way through Warri en route to Lagos.
That’s right, Techpoint Innovation Tour 2017 has finally come to a close and while 3 members of the team are staying back in Aba to handle “unfinished business”, which includes Startup Week Abia, the rest of us are already half apprehensive of our re-baptism into the stress-inducing Lagos life.
But boy do we have tons of amazing stories to share with you. Meanwhile, here are highlights of what we’ve been up to these past 2 weeks.
Day 6: Made in Nnewi
Day 7 & 8: A walk in the billion-naira Ariaria shoe market
Day 9: Meetup in Umuahia
Day 10: From a war museum to Uyo
Day 11: Made-in-Nigeria pencils
Day 12: Wrapping up with an exciting meetup in Uyo
This week on Techpoint
Every weekday at noon (WAT), we feature up and coming startups attempting to break into the market.
This week’s featured startups
- Chromo — get on-demand fuel supply across Nigeria
- Meter.ng — pay your electricity bills online seamlessly
- Oyerr — outsource projects to affordable freelancers
- Quickvendeur — order/sell heavy-duty spare parts, equipment, and machinery online
- RoadPal — get real-time updates on road activities while driving
Data-driven marketing for offline channels. For many internet startups, digital channels are the first port of call when looking for new customers. But every marketer that knows you can’t ignore offline marketing channels. Read
Opportunities: ₦1 million from Techpoint Build, Google Code-in for students and more this week.
Jan. 18: Bonus Built in Africa episode: Town Hall meeting with Peter Salovey, President of Yale University
On March 25, 2021, Techpoint Africa will be hosting the brightest minds in decentralised finance/crypto at the Digital Currency Summit tagged “Building the money of the future” Click here for more details, registration and sponsorship. Location: Fourpoint by Sheraton, V.I. Lagos
Report: Millionaire West African startups” raised over $1.806 billion between 2010 and 2019, 97.9% of which went to Nigerian startups. Get a free overview and 50% purchase discount here.