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2020-01-29

Google launches Google Developers Space in Lagos, offers free access to the Africa tech community

Global tech giant, Google continues to invest in talents within the sub-Saharan tech ecosystem through infrastructure building. On Tuesday, in Lagos Nigeria, the company launched its first Developers Space for Africa. This is part of Google’s plan to promote access to broadband, mentorship and funds in a bid to provide a supportive environment for entrepreneurs, developers and investors in the African tech community. Co-located with Impact Hub, Ikoyi, the Google Developers Space is t ...

2020-01-29

How Chaka is simplifying access to global and local stock markets for Nigerians

While living in the US in his early teens, Tosin Osibodu had an interest in the stock market. As he grew older he observed the evolution that has taken place in the global stock market. In the US, more investors found easy ways to get into the market and buy stocks; the same couldn’t be said for the Nigerian stock market which had popularity among local and global investors. And unlike in the US that had a large proportion of individual (retail) involvement, most participants in the Nige ...