The past few years have witnessed an increase in the number of technology powered companies designed to provide unique solutions and solve social issues ranging from finance to health, housing, employment and a whole lot more.
The disruptive ideas and viable solutions provided by these tech companies have not only been attracting attention from the media, but also from local and foreign venture capitalists firms who are now focused on investing in Nigerian tech companies.
These companies have begun to rake in investment and revenues in millions of dollars, as Venture Capitalist investors are now looking at the Nigeria entrepreneurship scene as the next big emerging market, exploring investments and links with local entrepreneurs and their start-ups.
Here are top 10 Nigeria tech companies that are backed by Venture Capitalists. These companies are among the top 50 on the ranking of Crunchbase, a database of the startup ecosystem consisting of investors, incubators and start-ups.