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7 Technology Companies Taking Nigeria By Storm

Konga (Retail)

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Year Founded: 2012

Founder: Sim Shagaya

The eCommerce ecosystem in Nigeria is gradually growing and we have seen a lot of promising platforms emerge over the last 4 years. Among the major drivers of the eCommerce boom in Nigeria, Konga stands out the most, having raised over $78 million in investment since inception.

MainOne Cable (Internet Connectivity)

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Year Founded: 2010

Founder: Funke Opeke

Started in 2008 by Funke Opeke, a seasoned telecommunications executive with vast experience both home and abroad,MainOne has grown to become a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa. MDX-i, MainOne’s Tier III Data Centre, is the first of its kind in West Africa.

Gamsole (Gaming)

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Year Founded: 2013

Founder: Abiola Olaniran

Olaniran started Gamsole in April of 2013 with the primary aim of building local games with a global appeal. Within 6 months of launch, the company had over 3 million game downloads on the Windows Store.

That number has grown to over 10 million, in the course of the past 2 years, and it doesn’t show any sign of dwindling soon, especially with anticipated titles such as Gidi Run in the works.

Jobberman (Employment)

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Year Founded: 2009

Founders: Ayodeji Adewunmi, Opeyemi Awoyemi,  and Olalekan Olude

Synonymous with Job Hunting in Nigeria, Jobberman is easily West Africa’s biggest job search engine and aggregator, with over 300k unique visits daily.

For a tech company that started in 2009, at least a year earlier than the widely-acclaimed advent of the local tech ecosystem, Jobberman is still going strong and showing no signs of relenting

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Africa Courier Express (Logistics)

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Year Founded: 2013

Founders: Tunde Kehinde & Ercin Eksin

When two of the founding fathers of Nigerian eCommerce team up to solve the industry’s persistent logistics challenge, you know they mean serious business.

Since its launch late 2013, ACE has established physical presence in 5 cities across Nigeria, shipped to over 100,000 customers, raised well over $850k fudning and is already catching the eye of foreign investors.

Printivo (Print Production)

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Year Founded: 2014

Founders: Oluyomi Ojo, Ibukun Oloyede & Ayodeji Adeogun.

Printivo has managed to carve a niche for itself with an efficient web-to-print model that helps SMEs do small-scale print production at very affordable prices.

Founded by a team of seasoned experts who are smart enough to integrate tech into the business, Printivo is definitely on course to change the face of Print Production in Nigeria.

Hotels.ng (Hospitality)

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Year Founded: 2012

Founder: Mark Essien

Hotels.ng is an online hotels booking platform that is changing the way Nigerians think about travelling. One of the most notably successful tech companies in Nigeria that is solely managed by a CEO with a technical background, the startup ran on internally generated revenue for over a year before recently raising $1.2 million in a Series A funding round.

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