Stanbic IBTC Founder Institute Cohort II Launches 23 Technology-Based Start-Ups

Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Standard Bank Group, has continued to support entrepreneurs using technology to solve some of the continent’s most pressing challenges. This is done through its partnership with the Founder Institute, Lagos. Founder Institute recently held the first online graduation ceremony, tagged “Velocity Mini” to celebrate the Cohort II graduates who…

Elumelu Advocates Collaborations to Boost Africa’s Fortunes as He tips Continent as Key Investment Destination

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony O. Elumelu  has said that the Corona virus pandemic has presented a perfect opportunity for foreign investors to invest in Africa, owing to the huge opportunities that are inherent in the African economy. “This is the time to invest. Africa is a land of opportunities;…

MediaReach OMD Employs Data on Media Consumption to Aid Businesses in Navigating the New Normal

mediaReach OMD, a frontline marketing and media agency, had during this period of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, guided media planners, buyers, and businesses in their investment bid with data-driven newsletters on media consumption habit to maximize profits and increase productivity and to navigate the new normal. Published in ThisDay Newspapers and titled “COVID-19 and Media…

Union Bank Launches TechVentures To Support Tech-Based Businesses

Union Bank has announced the launch of TechVentures, a unique banking proposition which provides tailored services to technology companies. The solution was unveiled at TechPoint Build, a leading technology conference for tech experts, investors, start-ups and owners of tech-enabled businesses, that held in Lagos recently. TechVentures supports tech-based businesses in various stages of their lifecycles,…

FG Considers Bill to Regulate Bitcoin, e-Currency

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has disclosed that the Ministry of Justice currently has bills in the National Assembly to provide a legislative framework for digital currency. Malami disclosed this while declaring open a capacity building workshop and interactive session with Judiciary Correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. He stated that the bills…