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A Year in Review, What It Means To Be Female in Nigeria

Mary Olushoga | Posted 12.20.2016 | Women
Mary Olushoga

Nigeria has a long way to go when it comes to supporting women's rights and gender equality. Religion and culture affect how women are treated in soci...

Doing Business in Nigeria: How Technology Is Changing the Way We Operate

Mary Olushoga | Posted 08.28.2016 | Impact
Mary Olushoga

Africa is rising and technology is changing the way we do business. We as entrepreneurs have a responsibility to operate at the highest level of professionalism and excellence.

3 African Entrepreneurs Raise $70K, 7 Things They Want You To Know About Crowdfunding

Mary Olushoga | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Mary Olushoga

Over the years, crowdfunding has become an effective alternative for entrepreneurs to raise funds for their business ideas. Crowdfunding allows entrepreneurs to raise capital without giving up too much equity.

Why More African Entrepreneurs Need to Embrace Failure

Mary Olushoga | Posted 02.02.2015 | Impact
Mary Olushoga

If more African entrepreneurs are not failing or sharing their failure stories, then they may not be able to create the innovations needed and necessary to move the continent forward at the speed we would like.

12 Young Entrepreneurs Who Make Me Feel Optimistic About Nigeria's Future

Mary Olushoga | Posted 09.20.2014 | Impact
Mary Olushoga

Despite the growing concern for Nigeria's future due to terrorism or the lack of conscientious leaders, I am optimistic.

Are African Female Techpreneurs Lagging Behind?

Mary Olushoga | Posted 10.24.2013 | Technology
Mary Olushoga

In the past five years, many institutions and hubs throughout Africa have been established to facilitate technological innovation and development, but many of these institutions and hubs should do more to increase the participation of women and girl techpreneurs.