Tomi Davies

16 Added | 4 Magazines | 7 Likes | 3 Following | 32 Followers | @TomiDee | Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker,  Mentor, Investor and Advocate on things Technology, Education, Mobile and Africa

Five Centuries Ago Africa Was Booming: It Can Rise Again

<b>ARICANGLOBE</b> – WhenPortugueseexplorers first arrived on the east African coast at the turn of the 16th century, an anonymous recorder on the voyage of …

EFCC arrests sacked NIMASA boss over alleged multibillion naira fraud - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and …

Atlas Wearables, A Hardware Battlefield Finalist, Sails Past Its Crowdfunding Goal

You get funding, you get funding, everyone gets funding!<p>Just two short weeks after launching, Atlas Wearables joins The Pocket Drone as the latest Hardware Battlefield company to hit its fundraising goal.<p>The company initially asked for a lofty $125,000 to build its uber-smart fitness wearable. As …

Future Mac Notebooks Could Feature 'Buttonless' Trackpad Design

Apple today was awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,633,916 (via <i>AppleInsider</i>), which describes a touchpad that utilizes force sensors and acuator feedback. The buttonless design uses an array of sensors and an actuator to mimic the function and tactile feedback of the current trackpad found in the company's …

Here's Our Favorite Apple iWatch Concept Design So Far

Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but how it might actually work to make calls. Check it out.

Wearable Tech

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

OptimizeMe Launches to Make Sense of your Quantified Self

There are plenty of ways for us to record data about our activity levels, but what does that data mean? OptimizeMe is a new iOS app launching today that attempts to find out.<p>You can import data from movement tracking app Moves and log your time spent on a range of activities natively in the app, …

3 Free Tools to Manage Who You Follow on Twitter

If the list of accounts you follow on Twitter has gotten a little unruly over the years, we can help. We're highlighting three useful tools that will …

10 of the Most Counterintuitive Pieces of Advice From Famous Entrepreneurs

We all love to take advice from people who’ve previously been through the same situations as us or who are further along a similar path to us. For …

6 Tips for Creating Amazing Content | Inc.com

The great thing about marketers is that they love to write about themselves. So you can just imagine how happy they are now that content marketing is the hot trend for success. For those who still don't understand what it's all about, here is a simple explanation.<p><i>Instead of advertising, you become</i> …

Marketing

11 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Want to get more productive? Fast Company asked amazing female entrepreneurs–like Rachel Sklar, Whitney Johnson, Cindy Gallop, Leandra Medine, and Stacy London–to share their favorite apps.<p>When I saw this piece on apps entrepreneurs can’t live without, I was delighted.<p><b>Our Previous Story</b>: <i><br>10</i> …

Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Professionals Are Switching From SEO to Content Marketing

When you’re looking to acquire search engine traffic and get valuable links back to your site, responding by beefing up SEO might feel like the right …

How Investors Think: Is your Startup a Feature, Product or Business?

Through my development as a junior VC, I regularly find myself asking questions similar to those of my entrepreneur friends.<p>Without many ghosts of pitches past, I glean knowledge from others’ refined judgement and execution. Take it this way: venture capitalists are paid to act on a point of view, …

New Start-ups: Here's Your Digital To-Do List | Inc.com

I asked a number of entrepreneurs and experts for the essential things every new start-up must do to establish its Web presence. Here's the digital to-do list they came up with:<p><b>1. Register the domain.</b><br>If you've seen the GoDaddy.com commercials, you know you shouldn't wait long to register a domain. …

Marketing

How Funding Works – Splitting The Equity Pie With Investors

A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million …

Venture Capital