The Tech Space in Nigeria could easily be classified green. with the outburst of several start- ups in the past five years and their thriving against its normal tidal odds.
However, my chat with the Managing Director of Future Soft Mrs. Nkemdilim Begho took me on a new learning from her view point regarding entrepreneurship,The learning ecosystem in Nigeria and how we stand a chance playing catch up.should we refuse to step up our game.
We delved into the negative role our educational system would play where the system produce young people who don’t ask questions and are more interested in cramming rather than understanding for self.
Below are snippets on our discussion and why you should listen to the two part Podcast here www.breakingthecoconut.com
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There is a difference between a “Tech company” and a Tech driven company”
A tech driven company include sites like Jumia ,konga, Amazon , Alibaba, etc mainly they are retail business aided by technology. While a Tech Company build technology example of a tech driven company is FutureSoft.
…Our education system has created people who are unable to ask questions…They cram just to pass exams.
On “Tech” and the Future of Tech in Nigeria
With the change of “tech” constantly all we might finally get to do is play catch up to sustain the ecosystem. we have few hands who are capable of teaching it and passing it on
On Forming Partnership
While choosing a partner look for partners that compliment your skill- sets…it would be best to have friends or like minds with different skill -sets on a team.
An ideal number to form a partnership should be 3! Why? One team member is able to break a tie when there is a need to.
And this wasn’t all about it .
This is just more reason why you need download the Podcast here www.breakingthecoconut.com