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  • TRUST BUT VERIFY: HOW STARTUPS CAN BUILD HEALTHY STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

    Outsourcing for startups.

    Outsourcing is growing trend for startups. Since new ventures often lack resources, they can augment their capabilities by working with other companies — often much less expensive than hiring staff and bringing the function in house. Outsourcing also gives startups… Read More ›

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  • HOW SMALL TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES CAN EXPLORE NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPLOIT COMPETENCIES

    Global outsourcing has become commonplace and is growing,

    Many technology entrepreneurs start their companies by focusing on an innovation that creates a market offer to attract their first customers. When the entrepreneur’s firm makes its first sale, the dynamics of the organization change and the entrepreneur faces a… Read More ›

  • 9 KEY LEADERSHIP ACTIONS AND BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS THAT TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS WHO LEAD AND MANAGE CHANGE SHOULD CARRY OUT.

    For entrepreneurs who lead and manage change. Entrepreneurship and change management

    To grow a business, entrepreneurs must know how to lead and manage change. The fundamental reason that organizations undergo change is to survive and grow; hence managing change becomes a priority for all founders and entrepreneurs. Key to survival is… Read More ›

  • ‘HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE’ WORKS IN BUSINESS AS WELL AS BASEBALL

    Homegrown Startups, homefield advantage

    Are you an entrepreneur or business owner looking to do business in or move your business to an unfamiliar region because it is densely populated? According to research findings, maybe you shouldn’t be so hasty to pack your bags. The length… Read More ›

  • 3 AGRIBUSINESS STARTUP MODELS IN NIGERIA

    Agribusiness startups models

    There is a growing interest in agriculture among Nigerians. However, there is little knowledge about how to go about starting an agribusiness. Some agriculture startups in Nigeria are finding success as they adopt different agribusiness models and are getting middle-class… Read More ›

  • THE BENEFITS OF MENTORING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

    Mentoring Programs for Entrepreneurs

    Starting up a new business is hard. It is good to have somebody to offer you advice on decisions and to look over the shoulder when starting your first business. It is beneficial to be involved in a mentoring program… Read More ›

  • DIARY OF AN AFRICAN CRYPTOCURRENCY MINER

    How does Bitcoin Mining work?

    Cryptocurrency mining is a computationally intensive process which rewards early adopters. A former Kenyan sheepherder, without a college degree; who hadn’t heard of bitcoin a year ago. He had no access to a computer a decade ago but he was… Read More ›

  • WHY EVERY ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS TO KNOW HOW TO SWIM

    As an entrepreneur you are swimming in an ocean full of sharks

    Did you just discover that someone stole your brilliant idea? The idea was probably not stolen; you are bound to find similarities in people’s ideas all over the world because everyone is building on and using the same body of… Read More ›

  • MAKING SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING WORK FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

    New technologies for expanding your business and increasing revenue

    What social media marketing strategy would work for your small business? Social media consists of online technologies, practices or communities. People use social media to generate content, share opinions, insights, experiences and perspectives with each other. It mainly involves participation,… Read More ›

  • WAYS MICRO-INFLUENCERS CAN HELP YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

    Micro-influencer marketing, social media influencers

    Micro-influencer marketing is a social media concept. It is a concept similar to influencer marketing, but on a smaller scale. Instead of using sponsored ads, brands partner with individuals with smaller followings on social media to promote their products with… Read More ›