Meet Some Of The Lagos Luminaries Shaping Nigeria's Tech Scene

Lagos, Nigeria

President Barack Obama may be the most famous citizen of the United States traveling around Africa this week, but he’s not the only one.

It’s nearly 4:30 in the morning here in Lagos and I’m too excited to sleep. Later today I’m going to get a chance to sit on a stage with some of the best and brightest in Nigeria’s burgeoning tech scene for a pitch competition and the chance to give one lucky startup a spot in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015.

Nigeria’s got a growing e-commerce market, powered by the country’s 173.6 million strong population and an expanding base of smart phone users and served by startups like Konga, the country’s answer to Amazon.

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