Retelling Nigerian Startup Stories for Investor Baiting.

I made a podcast recording yesterday about how Nollywood has not evolved from Ojuju and dark magic to realities like piggyvest, farmcrowdy and other innovations going on. Last year I wrote about Jumoke Olowookere and her startup that’s turning waste…

9 Rules to follow when you are underpaid and overworked!

Most people pay for sex what they will never pay for real hard work. It’s not news that a lot of young people are underpaid and overworked. I don’t know if this applies outside Nigeria but you would see a lot…

The Konga and Jumia case: How it affects my friend who sells Tomato and Yam.

First I must say my reluctance to share post this was because I am determined to give my very best to every post here. My Facebook contacts have demanded that I publish it still if I think it’s unique enough.…

4 Skills you will never develop because you refused to write

When people make it in life, they write a book. Yea that’s right, writing skills come along with greatness. Great people have precise, elegant, empathetic and confident thoughts. So we can comfortably say greatness and writing go hand in hand.…

​13 Tips on How to Deliver a Pitch Investors Simply Can’t Turn Down (Part 2)

“13 Tips on How to Deliver a Pitch Investors Simply Can’t Turn Down” (Part 2)  By Strive Masiyiwa __Be laser-focused. Many of you asked me this week to say a bit more about “pitching,” including what the word really means.…