Chinedu Nwaigene June 6, 2016
nigerian tech startup

The growing trend of tech in Nigeria has been a glamorous duty and creates opportunity because of the many Nigerian tech startups that spread across the country. These tech companies in Nigeria are creating value, solving the most pressing issues in Nigeria, building the economy and creating huge amount of jobs.

These Nigeria tech entrepreneurs has great passion for their business and even though some of them are yet to yield so much profit, but the determination, passion, skill and perseverance these individuals have and making their tech companies to grow steadily in a nation of more than 175 million people. We came across some of the rising tech startups in Nigeria and these lists below caught our eyes as their rate of growth is increasing steadily.

6 Nigerian tech startups that caught our eye

  1. TOLET

Tolet is the Nigeria’s leading property search platform that is founded in 2013 by the CEO and Co-Founder Ogundipe Fikayo. This Nigerian tech startup guarantees customers a dedicated rent and sales of property. It also showcases a unique offline and online view of properties across Nigeria.

Their technology makes it easier and better to connect customers with verified real estate agents to guide them in the offline sightseeing of a property and credible transaction of the property. Their headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria. The company is changing the way people find houses for rent in Nigeria and speeding up their desire to attract more sellers.

  1. Tranzit

Tranzit is changing the transportation industry in Nigeria and have gain a lot of customers. They are disruptions. Tranzit is a free web/mobile transportation delivery service that enables customers to locate interesting places and events based on their location. For drivers, Tranzit provides access to more passengers so they can make more money.

It is Founded in 2013 by Rodney Jackson-Cole, Muyiwa Boris and Ugochi Nicole Ugbomeh. The current CEO and co-founder of this tech company is Muyiwa Boris Abiodun. Tranzit has two products under its umbrella: TaxiPixi Africa – Taxi e-hailing passenger service and TranzitIT – the technology based delivery business which serves both SMEs, brick and mortar store owners and regular consumers.

It’s a Nigeria based company with its headquarters at Lagos.

  1. Stutern


Stutern is Nigeria’s fast growing online platform that connects interns with employers. Founded in in 2014, Stutern Stutern aims at working along with the interns and employers. Thus, renders interns with irresistible skills, knowledge and attitude for maximum value to employers.

The Co-Founder and CEO of stutern is Kehinde Yanleye. To be able to connect with employers while using stutern, just create an account, search for companies that need interns and apply. Your profile will be sent to the employer and you will be contacted in no distant time. The company is growing and they recently have a partnership with Jobberman which will accelerate the growth of their service in the near future.

Headquarters: Lagos, Nigeria.

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  1. Pass is a web, desktop and mobile-based CBT examination preparatory and testing platform, with a vision to help candidates excel in all the major Nigerian Examinations and tests. A tech company in Nigeria founded in 2014 and has Smason Abioye as the CEO and co-Founder.  Pass. Has attracted a lot of secondary school leavers who have interest in taking Waec, Jamb and other exams.

Headquarters: Lagos, Nigeria.

  1. Truppr


Truppr is a social tool that connects you to events and people around you to help make fitness a lifestyle through simplified process of organizing amateur sporting events and teammates. Truppr has attracted a lot of youths who enjoy the service and meet other accomplices to stay fit.

CEO and Co-founder Bosun Tijani founded the company in 2014 with a focus on fitness, wellness and active leisure it guarantees to its customers.

Headquarters: Lagos, Nigeria.

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  1. Showroom is an online showroom for furniture and home decor in Nigerian market. We are making furniture products accessible to customers online and giving vendor new opportunity to reach growing online market. We expect the company to grow at fast rate because of the potential of the value they share and the massive market they tend to attract.

The CEO and Co-Founder of Showroom is Sheriff Shittu and the tech company in Nigeria is founded on 2015.

Headquarters: Lagos, Nigeria.

These Nigerian tech startups that caught our eye are redrawing the lines of the future and making a difference in the marketplace. Some of them are raising funds to expand their business and spread across more cities in Nigeria and also to Africa. It’s a great development and the entrepreneurs behind these tech startups are bringing innovation in their business with modern technology, disrupting the industry and creating awareness to satisfy the need of customers.

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