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Entrepreneurship Challenges Newbies Should Know About

Entrepreneurship Challenges Newbies Should Know About

By Chukwuemeka Ayogu 2 min read
Entrepreneurship has become a household name especially in Nigeria. This is obvious in the searches available in Google…
Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

Key Support Services Franchise Operators will Require to Succeed

By Chiagozie Nwizu 4 min read
With more and more entrepreneurs taking advantage of franchising opportunities in Nigeria, there is a need for both…
Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

Starting a Hospitality Business In Nigeria? Here is what you need to know

By Adenike Adeyemi 6 min read
The hospitality industry typically refers to businesses that provide  lodging/accommodation, tourism,…
You're Incorporated. Now What? (Post-Incorporation Obligations)

You're Incorporated. Now What? (Post-Incorporation Obligations)

By DIY Law 2 min read
Wale and Chioma have finally gotten their fashion startup incorporated with DIYLaw. It was a breeze, thankfully. Now…
Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping

By Temitayo Ibrahim 1 min read
A bootstrapper is someone who builds and scales his business without any external funding. In this situation, all the…
What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

What You Should Know Before Signing a Contract

By DIY Law 1 min read
A contract is defined by L.B Curzon's "A Dictionary of Law" to be a legally binding agreement. In other words, it is an…
Implications of being a Technology Entrepreneur

Implications of being a Technology Entrepreneur

Uber. Facebook. WhatsApp. Instagram.  Tales of billion-dollar acquisitions, and
By Glory Enyinnaya 1 min read
A Company Seal and Why You Might Need One

A Company Seal and Why You Might Need One

Ever saw an episode of Merlin? You would have noticed the official seal being waxed onto a letter,
By DIY Law 1 min read
Social Media Listening for Businesses

Social Media Listening for Businesses

Social media listening simply involves following conversations on social media that are relevant to
By DIY Law 1 min read
How to find the right lawyer for you.

How to find the right lawyer for you.

If life were a board game, lawyers would be the players who have read the rules on the inside of
By DIY Law 3 min read
Four Things to Consider Before You Outsource a Company

Four Things to Consider Before You Outsource a Company

Kunle is a fashion designer and runs a fashion design startup. As the founder, he alone is in
By DIY Law 3 min read
Who pays for Value Added Tax and Withholding Tax?

Who pays for Value Added Tax and Withholding Tax?

Most small business owners are usually confused about the application of Value Added Tax and
By Nairametrics Financial Advocates 2 min read
The Entrepreneurial Vocation

The Entrepreneurial Vocation

Like the blind men who described an elephant from different perspectives, several pundits have
By Glory Enyinnaya 2 min read
5 Legal Terms Startup Founders Must Be Familiar With

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
By DIY Law 2 min read
Defending your Turf - Providing value for your Customers

Defending your Turf - Providing value for your Customers

I moved to Gbagada, Lagos Nigeria, a few years ago and I still remember clearly what "The Prince
By Nairametrics Financial Advocates 3 min read
Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Why Should I Buy a Franchise? Guiding Tips for a Potential Franchise Buyer

Findings from the DFID 2016 franchise study indicates that there are over 460,000 Nigerians with
By Chiagozie Nwizu 3 min read
The Advantages of Having a Trademark for Your Business

The Advantages of Having a Trademark for Your Business

What's a trademark, really? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies
By DIY Law 3 min read
Equity, Shares and Startups

Equity, Shares and Startups

What exactly is equity? If you run a startup, you probably might have heard of equity, shares or
By DIY Law 1 min read
Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

Hey there! Would you be my Co-Founder?

In the ever interesting world of startups and innovation, it is easy to meet a person and be
By DIY Law 2 min read
Recycling: How these small businesses make millions selling aluminium monthly

Recycling: How these small businesses make millions selling aluminium monthly

As an emerging economy with a population of nearly two hundred million people, Nigeria generates
By Nairametrics Financial Advocates 5 min read
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