Starting a Successful Business in 3 days

People of the startup nation, these are exciting times. Very soon into the future, there would be a higher percentage of people that would have had their confidence level for startup-building increased and would be sure they can avoid common pitfalls that causes failure in earlier staged startups. Part of this reality would be enabled…

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A tale of 16 Startups: How Hackthons help Startups fail

A tale of 16 Startups: How Hackthons help Startups fail

My first real encounter with birthing startups dates as far back as  2011. It was Startup weekend Lagos, and we were supposed to turn Lemonades into Heliocopters (Tina Seelig’s definition for being an enterpreneur). We were supposed to think and develop viable technology ideas in 54 hours, Friday evening till the end of Sunday. Should…

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