#StartupSouth4: Startup Leaders, Investors & Government Officials Gather In Owerri

June 26, 2018

On November 2, 2018, Owerri the capital of Imo State will play host to #StartupSouth4 – arguably the biggest Startup and Entrepreneurship conference in the South-South and South-East. Every year, #StartupSouth brings together the brightest startup founders, leading entrepreneurs, early stage investors, policy makers and startup incubators to a city in the South-South or South-East […]

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Investors, Tech Influencers To Gather in Aba for #Startupsouth3

September 4, 2017

Investors, Tech Influencers To Gather in Aba for #Startupsouth3 Port Harcourt – August 29, 2017. Aba – the Enyimba City – will on November 9, 2017 play host to #StartupSouth3. #StartupSouth is the annual Technology/Entrepreneurship conference that attracts people from different cities of the world -including investors, startup founders and developers together. In a statement, […]

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Of Startups, The Press, South, East & West

October 19, 2016

One of the cardinal success factors in Entrepreneurship is promotion. Promotion for a new startup (pre-money) can mean free press mention. A lot of us fail at Pitching the Press partly because we don’t understand Journalists. Most times a new startup doesn’t necessarily need an all-out publicity on the onset. At other times strategic press […]

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October 16, 2016

​ The second edition of #StartupSouth, an event targeted at empowering start-ups operating in South-East and South-South region, will this year feature leading technology influencers, business leaders and technology investors across Nigeria.  The event is slated for Thursday November 10, 2016 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State with the theme: “Tech as business enabler.” Recall that […]

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#StartupSouth VIDEO: The Story Mark Essien May Never Tell Again 

March 24, 2016

Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom state born, Mark Essien is an engineer at heart and a passionate entrepreneur. He built to help solve the problem of hotel bookings in Nigeria and has since been interviewed by countless media outfits. In this interview at #Startupsouth, Mark reveals figures and behind the scene details of his company’s […]

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#STARTUPSOUTH VIDEO: Foodstantly Wants To Dominate Nigeria’s Food Supply Chain

March 7, 2016

Arguably the biggest online food commerce site in Nigeria at the moment,’s goal is to dominate that space in Nigeria at least according to their CEO – Uchay Ariolu. A Lawyer by profession, Uchay dumped the wig for the uncertainty of the entrepreneurial world and is loving every bit of the action.  He has […]

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#StartupSouth: BoleKing: Taking Bole Global – Etinosa Omoregie

February 12, 2016

Bole (Roasted/Barbecued Plantain) is a staple food in the Niger Delta and to an extent in most part of Nigeria. You have mostly women with roadside setup selling Bole until Etinosa and Peter Banigo teamed up to found BoleKing. From this interview at #StartupSouth, they have their eyes set on taking Bole to the rest […]

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