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Seven startups chosen to battle in TechCabal competition

By , Editor, ITWeb Africa
Nigeria , 14 Feb 2014

Seven startups chosen to battle in TechCabal competition

Nigerian tech blog TechCabal has chosen seven startups to face-off in its ‘battlefield’ competition.

On 21 February the startups are set to appear before a panel of judges, an audience of techies and investors, as well as the rest of the world via livestream, as they pitch their business ideas.

Prize money for the competition stands at $20,000, courtesy of Stanbic IBTC Bank and West African online music streaming service

And out of 92 applications, the final seven startups have been chosen:


500Shops is an e-commerce as a service platform that allows any business owner to setup a complete online store in minutes --


Adugbo is a digital platform that enables the contextually relevant discovery and promotion of products/services offered by local merchants/small businesses. Via a suite of web/mobile apps offering specific location-based services, Adugbo aims to become the digital interface to your city --


Callbase is a telephone system for modern distributed teams that makes it easy, affordable and more efficient for organisations to manage and measure voice communication with customers, partners and others --


CasaGrupo is an online real estate crowdfunding platform that provides exclusive, well curated, safe and profitable real estate investment projects to its members. By aggregating funds over the internet, CasaGrupo is able to reduce monetary exposure per deal to a minimum of N100,000 --


Decoded is a music platform that aids in the discovery of African music with a focus on the lyrics. Decoded provides users with the ability to experience the diverse and intricate cultures within Africa through the unique lens of musical and literary composition --


GoKool is an online shopping platform offering Nigerians genuine auto parts and electrical accessories, a need which is currently underserved in Nigeria's growing e-commerce industry. GoKool's aim is to provide their customers the assurance of high quality in a market filled with substandard products --


Prepclass is an online portal that helps students prepare for popular examinations. The startup's initial focus is on the nationwide JAMB exams --

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