5 startup ideas to disrupt Africa

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The word ‘disrupt’ is one tech entrepreneurs have gotten used to and find it so easy to throw out every now and then that it has become quite difficult to know what startup ventures will really disrupt industries.

Perhaps the most convincing definition of a disruptive idea is one by Clayton M. Christen, where it is more about making a product or service more accessible and affordable to a larger market.

That said, I have come up with six startup ideas that, ceteris paribus, will disrupt Africa. I am sharing five of them in this article as I’m currently working on the last one – Travel Bay, to launch soon. So let’s get started.

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Be Smart! Don’t Run Over – by @YinkaAdewale [PODCAST]

I’ve got a friend – Yinka Adewale, and he’s doing great stuff. He calls himself a blogger, among other things, so here is some #BloggerLove.

This spoken words looks at the importance of being smart – no the kind you get from a diploma, but the type you need to have at those critical moments that you need to make decisions.

Play >> Be Smart! Don’t Run Over

Enjoy!

For The Love of Art – LitCaf Book Cafe Opens at E-Center, Yaba Lagos

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I have the pleasure of introducing Litcaf, a place of books, discussions and coffee. LitCaf seeks to promote reading culture and nurture literary talents by giving them the opportunity work out of or gather at our hub. Our first book cafe, located on the first floor at E-Center, Yaba, Lagos is to be opened to the public at 1pm on Saturday, 2nd March, 2013.

Victor Ehikhamenor will be reading from his new book, Excuse Me. Other budding writers will also read from their works. Singing at this grand opening is award wining Kuchi Kuchi Jodie, and soul singer Bemyoda… the event will also feature spoken word performance by Obii, winner of the first Naija Poetry Slam.

See you there.

Espanolagidi – Guitar Instrumental at Nuubee’s Place

I got the SoundCloud App on my iPad and sure looks like I’m going to be doing a good number of covers, instrumental piece, and perhaps some original tunes with my guitar in 2013.

Here’s the first: Espanolagidi – Guitar Instrumental at Nuubee’s Place

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Hope you enjoyed it?