Six Startups Launched During the Lagos Startup Week

October 20, 2016, 2:36 am

With over 2000 +  entrepreneur  in attendance , 40 +events featuring the bigwigs of the Nigerian entrepreneurial ecosystems The Grand finale of the Lagos Startupweek  ended with 6 amazing startups launching several products .


It ended with a high note session of a Startup Launchpad, a program that makes it easy for the very best startups to launch, market, and showcase their products to  potential customers.

The program is geared towards helping startups successfully launch their innovations and share their stories.

Giving startups the opportunity  to validate ideas, connect to early stage investors, create awareness and drive impact. Amongst those involved were the diverse group of startups from the around the region. This included startups in travel/ Aviation, technology,fintech, Digital Sports Publishing,  consumer & retail and a co-working space.


Amebo Sports

Founded by Ajibola Aiyedogbon and Dapo Olaopa, Amebo Sports is a destination app for sports fans to engage with their favourite sports and fans around the world.


Launched during Lagos Startup Week the app allows users to seamlessly chat with other fans by text or 30-second voice messages. The app was debuted on the latest TECNO Phantom 6 Plus, with the fast 2.0 GHz dual-core processor and 4GB of RAM, everything during the demo was snappy and looked sharp on the 6 inch display.


Intellicode’s Social Monkey

Intellicode’s Social Monkey is a robust social analytics solution that helps organizations measure and optimize social media performance.

According to the founder , by providing a simple, easy-to-read dashboard, the proprietary product helps managers make better decisions by presenting them on-the-spot insights about their social media performance at a fraction of the cost of similar products on the market. Managers and their teams can create and monitor the performance of hashtags, social media profiles, and engagement levels across multiple devices to aid transparency and timely responses to their online community activities.


V-2 Solutions Ltd, an aviation start-up company launched its mobile app called JETSETA during the Launch Pad at the just concluded Lagos Startup Week. Harold Okwa, co-founder of the company, showcased Jetseta as an app created to provide reliable, accessible, affordable and convenient aviation services without any of the existing limitations such as flight delays, cancellations etc. faced by air travellers in Nigeria.


With emphasis placed on granting users greater control of their flying schedule as well as introducing luxury travel as an affordable way of life, Jetseta is regarded as a virtual airline selling business class seats on a private charter aircraft.


The Jetseta Mobile App is available for download on App Store and Google play.

Buffrspace is building Africa’s largest workspace sharing platform. The startup provides a seamless connection between individuals looking for affordable workspaces and individuals with surplus workspaces, across Africa.


An app that  allows you to monetize underutilized resources and facilities — your surplus spaces like desks, cubicles, offices, or floors — bringing in extra funds while simultaneously increasing your bottom line without any extra expenditure on your part


Loystar  a Nigerian  startup that provide the simplest way for small and medium businesses to keep their customers coming back with loyalty programs.

It focuses on solving a  customer retention problem faced by small and medium businesses globally, and in the year 2020, businesses are expected to spend $4b on Loyalty software. Source:

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