Startup Guide Lagos

The economic heart of Nigeria and Africa’s leading tech hub, Lagos is a bustling metropolis with ample opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors.

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Lagos is the most populous city in Africa and home to the continent’s most valuable startup ecosystem. In 2019, it was listed in StartupBlink’s one hundred most developed startup cities worldwide. Much of this activity is centered around the city’s tech scene, earning it the moniker Silicon Lagoon.

It’s becoming more efficient to open and operate a business in Nigeria, but Lagos can still be overwhelming to the unfamiliar. Startup Guide Lagos provides practical advice on how to start up here and is filled with inspiring examples of people making real impact through entrepreneurship. It also features exclusive interviews with founders, experts and investors who have played a part in growing the Lagos ecosystem.


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Published January 2021

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