2017: Year of the Consumer: Trend #7 [Naija Tech Flew]

 Source: jordanbusinessmagazine.com

 Source: jordanbusinessmagazine.com

Through the last decade, many Nigerian Tech Startups have sprouted, proffering new solutions to old, indigenous Nigerian problems. A Nigerian fintech startup Paystack, got listed on Ycomibinator, following some good funding, this opened the door for other Nigerian Startups. Light shone into the Nigerian Tech Scene as Mark Zuckerberg’s visit endorsed the nation as a growing tech giant in Africa.  In the same vein, the Nigerian government launched “The Aso Villa Demo Day” an initiative set aside to encourage local technology startups giving solutions to indigenous problem.

Founder of facebook, Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria

Founder of facebook, Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria

Also Techosphere grew beyond Yaba, Lagos and environs and new incubator hubs opened up in Abuja, Uyo and other parts of the Nigeria. Tech activities were experienced across the West, South, North and East of the country.