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Are Cryptocurrencies the Future of Money?

If you are cryptocurrency literate, then you already know Facebook has launched its own digital money – Libra. Thinking about it, would the world's largest social network with over 2 billion users launch a cryptocurrency out of the blues? That’s a definite no. Cryptocurrencies have an exponential prospect. Does that prospect border on the possibility [...]

By | 2019-07-15T10:22:18+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How We Made Magic at Hackaholics 2019

How We Made Magic at Hackaholics 2019 Hackaholics came to an end and we have been feeling like Magicians of the First Order. More than just a feeling, that is what we are as we made magic at the grand finale on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The 3-day hackathon, hosted at Codeville, our innovation lab, [...]

By | 2019-04-11T13:01:59+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Community|0 Comments

Can Video Streaming Apps Threaten the Future of Cable TV in Nigeria?

Can Video Streaming Apps Threaten the Future of Cable TV in Nigeria? You may have already heard of iRoko TV and Netflix, streaming applications that are gradually threatening the monopoly of Cable TV networks like DSTV and StarTimes in Nigeria. DSTV and StarTimes have successfully held on to their customer base over the years despite their consistently skyrocketing prices. They even matched [...]

By | 2019-03-15T15:35:47+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Blog|1 Comment

How Wema Bank Is Redefining Nigeria’s Tech Sector with ‘Hackaholics’

As a mark of its resilience, Wema Bank has over the years proven itself as an incubator of inventions and creative ideas, traits that continue to define its operations long after its establishment in 1945. With the launch of ALAT, Nigeria’s first digital banking platform, the bank extended the limits of experiential banking. Safe to [...]

By | 2019-03-07T07:45:12+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Community|0 Comments

How Hackathons Can Help Nigeria’s Tech Sector

  Think of a sprint-like event where creative minds hack into problems and create technological solutions for them? That is exactly what a hackathon is. A marriage of ‘hack’ and ‘marathon’, it is a tech-based competition within a given time frame. What happens during a hackathon? Usually, participants spend a short period of time, mostly [...]

By | 2019-03-04T16:46:20+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

So What’s the Deal with 3D Printing in Africa?

If you’re thinking why are we talking about Africa when analyzing the benefits of an amazing novel disruptive technology, then shame on you! Please note that Africa is also ‘popping’ or ‘getting with the program’ or…you get the gist.  As Phil Muncaster, a freelance journalist aptly put it “if Africa is historically slow at adopting [...]

By | 2019-02-18T16:17:29+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Can 3D Printing Disrupt Our Reality?

Remember the jaw-dropping episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show when she yelled out to each member of the audience one of the most iconic words on day time television- you get a car! And you get a car! Everybody gets a car! Thanks to the advancement and proliferation of 3D printing technology, amazing opportunities (even [...]

By | 2019-02-18T15:37:08+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Pursuing Business Opportunities in Lagos

Lagos is and remains an attractive business hub but an extremely competitive market. According to our Executive Director, Wole Akinleye, brands must pursue the opportunities Lagos offer with a culture of innovation and with the customer at the centre of everything they do. How else can brands approach the 'Lagos' market?

By | 2019-02-11T17:12:41+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why We Can’t Stop and Won’t Stop Innovating

Building a lasting and reputable brand requires foresight. At 73, and having gone through thick and thin, Wema Bank remains a resolute brand conceived, built and today managed by forward-thinking people. Characterized by resilience, drive, and innovation, the Bank has at critical times reinvented, strategized and repositioned, ensuring it remains a brand with a rich [...]

By | 2019-02-11T15:09:33+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The cryptocurrency craze is waning, but what else can blockchain offer?

In what can be considered to be the funniest and maybe most awkward moment during Mark Zuckerberg’s two-day congressional hearing, Senator Orrin Hatch asked: “So, how do you sustain a business model in which users don’t pay for your service?” Zuckerberg smirked but responded by saying “Senator we run ads”. The ‘smirk’ signifies how easy [...]

By | 2019-01-21T10:27:41+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments