Top “truly” Free Tools To Boost Your Startup

Top “truly” Free Tools To Boost Your Startup

For a lot of startups, there is a need to minimize costs and maximize productivity. A very easy way to minimize cost is to make use of tools that are freely available. These tools can sometimes match the functionality of some proprietary tools. We have curated different tools that can be useful to startups irrespective…

FinTechs vs Banks Vs Telcos: Who will be Crowned Largest/best payment processor?

FinTechs vs Banks Vs Telcos: Who will be Crowned Largest/best payment processor?

The Payment Processing landscape ISOs Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) sell credit card processing services to merchants, and they act as intermediaries between merchants, payment processors, and acquiring banks. In some cases, they might actually be banks; for example, Wells Fargo is a Fiserv ISO. ISOs service merchant bank accounts and, at times, create the relationship…

The Rise of Agtech Startups

The Rise of Agtech Startups

Agtech generally refers to businesses/startups that combine a bit of both the agriculture and technology to achieve its goal. More Specifically, Agtech refers to processes that combine that improve agricultural activities by introducing technological advantage. These startups that combine technology to their agricultural advantage have risen to the occasion and began to develop platforms and…

Startup valuation in Nigeria| Africa: Setbacks on the path of a Unicorn Valuation
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Startup valuation in Nigeria| Africa: Setbacks on the path of a Unicorn Valuation

Startup valuation in Nigeria can be a little tricky considering the a lot of uncertainties that continuously shrouds starting and doing business in Nigeria. However complex this may seem, there are a few ways to arrive at a fairly accurate valuation with regards to the peculiarities that are descriptive of the Nigerian landscape. Setbacks to…

Early Stage Startup Valuation Explained: Vesting, Convertible notes, Preferred shares and other concepts

Early Stage Startup Valuation Explained: Vesting, Convertible notes, Preferred shares and other concepts

Startup valuation matters to your startup as it determines the proportion in which the shares of the company will be shared either among founders and to investors as they invest in your company Typical Freshly-Minted startups In the United States, most startups are incorporated as Delaware-C corporations and valued at $100 upon registration with 10…