Category Archives: Starting & Operating a Business

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Rebuilding Your Business The Right Way

Recovering from a business loss is not always the easiest thing to do. Following the civil unrest that shook the country in the past few weeks, businesses have experienced some loss in sales, property and even customers. In these times, you need all the business support you can get as you rebuild. We truly believe […]...
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10 Support Initiative for SMEs Affected by the Crisis

Hello … How are you really doing?  To be honest, the events of the past two weeks took a toll on us as a nation.  We all witnessed how the peaceful #ENDSARS protests against police brutality took a violent turn with the shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate which consequently resulted in […]...
ContractsStarting & Operating a Business
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You Need a Lawyer If…

…if you get sued, apparently! Or isn’t it so? This notion up here is what many of us believe either consciously or otherwise. This was also reinforced by the movies we saw. We are here today however, to oppose this motion that says you only need a lawyer when you want to get away with […]...
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The New CAMA For MSMEs

Following Nigeria’s 131st ranking on the annual World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index, the new CAMA provisions are bound to make starting and running a business easier in the country; thereby stimulating economic growth, expansion and attracting investment. The previous CAMA came into existence in 1990 and CAMA 2020 repeals this law by introducing new […]...
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How To Legally Wind Up Your Business

Chike knew it was time to move on. He had run a fashion business for over 5 years since he graduated from University. The company, incorporated since its first year has grown a lot since it began and like the typical Nigerian startup, has seen its fair share of struggles. But now, Chike has identified […]...
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5 Productivity Tools Your Business Needs Right Now

Maintaining a high level of productivity is very essential for your business as this has a great impact on your business’ growth and revenue. This means that you need all the help you can get in achieving this.  As it is very likely that you would be collaborating with team members whether physically or remotely, […]...
EntrepreneursStarting & Operating a Business
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5 Legal Terms Startup Founders Must Be Familiar With

As a startup founder/owner, you are on a constant journey of knowledge and learning. This means that you must continually give yourself to learning, and such learning will be across many fields or subjects that directly or even indirectly relate to starting or running your business. One important aspect is Legal. Whilst we astutely advise […]...
Starting & Operating a Business

What you need to know about a parent and a subsidiary company

Titi, Ada, Lanre and Emmanuel, four bosom friends from highschool decided to join their mind blowing ideas together as they were all considering how to win a fashion competition and launch their own startup. After much deliberation, boom! a company was born – TALE Designers Ltd with TALE being an abbreviation culled from the combination […]...
Starting & Operating a Business

Equity, Shares and Startups

What exactly is equity? If you run a startup, you probably might have heard of equity, shares or stock. You probably might have signed an agreement with your co-founders or investors to give them a percentage of shares in your startup. Equity a.k.a. shares or stock in American parlance is a term used to describe […]...
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What to know about registering an NGO in Nigeria

Dr Wale had always had a heart for children battling with polio. This isn’t entirely surprising as he lost two of his siblings to the deadly disease and since then vowed to do all in his power to help eradicate or at least alleviate it. The plan was to set up an NGO which would […]...
Starting & Operating a Business

TOP LEGAL MISTAKES STARTUPS SHOULD AVOID

Chioma and Raina are very good friends and have been working together in the banking sector for almost a decade. Seeing a gap in how long it took small businesses to obtain a loan from banks, they decided to create a software to solve this problem.  They immediately coined up a name for their business […]...
EntrepreneursStarting & Operating a Business

Five ways to protect your startup from bad debts this new year

New year, new business moves! Welcome to 2019 and to more ground shaking content we will be sharing with you to help you and your startup grow and thrive this year. We hope you have your business goals for the year set, with a killer strategy in place. To start off, here’s a guide to […]...