The Lagos-based incubation and acceleration center, Co-creation Hub (CcHub) is planning to set up a new $8 million Innovation Center by the year 2020.
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These questions were partly sparked by Andela’s move out of Yaba and into their own new office space on Ikorodu Road. It would be important to point out that even Konga, one of Nigeria’s leading online shopping malls also left the space way back.
Tijani was clearly taken aback by the negative perception people are beginning to form about CcHub. Questioning how fast people have forgotten all the strides the hub has made so far since its launch and becoming a tech cluster in 2011 and after.
“For an organic cluster, which came to life 4 years ago, I am seriously saddened to see how many of us think ‘short-term.’ Yaba needs more players stepping up to improve it, and we don’t need to do so by first declaring it a failure. A lot is going good for Yaba, and the seemingly strong case for the failure of the cluster is unfounded,” wrote Tijani.
“Over the years, Yaba has attracted …read more