Interview with Obinna Exezie of Wakanow.com Nigerian ex-NBA Player Turned Internet Entrepreneur

We recently featured top Nigerian online travel booking startup, Wakanow and the cool stuff they are doing. We managed to get an interview of Obinna Ekezie, the Nigerian former NBA star now turned internet entrepreneur behind Wakanow. Obinna tells us about his story, from NBA to internet business as well as his thoughts on Nigeria’s place in […]

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Startup Watch: Book your travel with Nigerian Startup Wakanow

Wakanow is a Nigerian startup that provides travelers with everything they need to research, plan and book a trip online.  Wakanow hopes to transform the way travel reservations are made in Nigeria through a reliable network of websites, mobile applications and payment options. Founded by former college and NBA player Obinna Ekezie, Wakanow is currently […]

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Tanzania’s tech sector is rising, but better reporting is needed

This is the first installment in a series of guest articles to be done by Mbwana Alliy, a Tanzanian tech entrepreneur on the state of the Tanzanian tech scene. In this first installment Mbwana takes an overview of several startups currently making waves in Tanzania. “Have you heard of the Mpemba effect?”- a director at […]

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Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs on an Entrepreneurial Safari to Kenya,Africa

Africa is at a tipping point. There’s an entire generation eager to bootstrap themselves and others out of poverty, to reach self-sufficiency. They’re starting an entrepreneurial revolution, and they need role models. You’ve heard of adventure travel? You’ve heard of eco-travel? Now there’s Entrepreneurial travel. New Scholars invites you to join us on an Entrepreneurial […]

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