The Lagos Angel Network (LAN) as a not-for-profit association of dedicated members who are accredited investors, has continued to mentor, nurture and provide early-stage seed funding to startups through seed funders also known as Business Angels.
The LAN portfolio comprises over 100 startups in diverse sectors of the Nigerian economy and has continued to deliver immense value through mentorship, advice and investment.
Some of the startups that the LAN has invested and advised in are pioneers in their fields, and we will be taking a look at eight (8) of them.
Zikoko is a Lagos-based media production company that is focused on curating and creating the best social content for Africans across the world, and amplifying African youth culture.
Cafè Neo is a Lagos-based coffee roasting and coffee house business that was launched in 2012.
Since its launch, it has expanded to include six office locations in Lagos and seven standalone stores, with a franchise operation in Rwanda.
It is inarguably the fastest growing coffee chain on the continent and the largest in West Africa, with a cult following in Lagos and Kigali.
Hutbay is an online real estate platform that aims at helping individuals and organizations to find and share vital information about properties in Nigeria.
It is a one-stop shop for all real estate needs, and it provides a free and unbiased search result to users, with listings that are curated directly from agents.
Flutterwave is an African-focused fintech company that enables payment service providers and businesses to provide easy and secure payment infrastructure for their customers.
PiggyVest is a leading online savings and Investment platform in Nigeria that enables individuals and businesses to manage their finances effectively.
It helps its users to save by automating their saving process – setting it to daily, weekly, or monthly savings – and allows them to withdraw at their set withdrawal dates.
PushCV is an online capacity building and recruitment service platform that provides organizations endless access to screened job seekers based on their skill matches and job preferences.
Job seekers highlight their criteria when submitting their CV in the database while employers select candidates based on their own requirements.
Afrobus is an online bus ticketing and booking service in Nigeria that enables people book intercity bus tickets from bus transport operators.
It provides easy-to-use, fast, and reliable services to users and offers the same convenience as booking flight tickets.
Pass.ng is a web and mobile self-testing platform that enables students to take series of mock test through interactive modules in preparation for major exams in Nigeria.
It helps students prepare for exams by assessing them through tests, proffers solutions to set questions, and help students track their progress as they prepare for the exams.
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