Tools To Grow Your Startup

Growing a business can be an exciting but challenging task. Whether you are a small business owner or a startup founder, there are many factors to consider when it comes to scaling your business. From marketing and sales to team management and customer support, there are a range of areas that require attention in order to achieve sustainable growth. Fortunately, there are a variety of tools and resources available to help entrepreneurs and business owners streamline processes, increase efficiency, and achieve their growth goals. In this article, we will explore a range of tools and techniques for growing your business, from marketing automation platforms and CRM software to project management tools and HR management systems. Whether you are looking to increase revenue, expand your customer base, or improve your operations, these tools can provide valuable support and help you take your business to the next level.

SME Toolkit provides SMEs with free online key business management information, interactive tools, and training resources to help them flourish

Bonsai helps freelancers flourish and curates the best freelance tools with over a hundred tools used by 10,000+ top freelancers

This platform helps startups preparing to launch with information by curating articles written by​ ​founders, designers, investors and thought leaders.

This tests how easily visitors can use your page on a mobile device by entering a URL to see scores.

Ubersuggest by Neilpatel helps you to easily, faster and better use SEO by simply typing in a domain or keyword.

SEMrush is a free conventional marketing digital marketing professionals with unlimited access to analytical data, custom reports and team-based projects

A Cloud hosting service that deploys SSD cloud server running with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.

Webflow helps you to easily design, build, host and launch responsive websites visually while writing clean, semantic code for you.

ImageKit boosts your website performance with its free hosting, real-time image optimization, resizing, cropping and super fast delivery.

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Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve lives and opportunities of millions in the developing world. is a digital platform where legal services can be accessed from the comfort of any device in Nigeria.

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Make attractive, professional invoices in a single click with the invoice generator for absolutely free. No download required.

SlideShare offers users the ability to upload and share publicly or privately PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, and Adobe PDF Portfolios.

Collaborate from anywhere! Easy video meetings with no downloads or login for guests. Free plan available.

Render is a modern cloud provider that makes easy to instantly deploy your code in production. Free plan available.

Google’s open-source resource for design leaders, product owners, developers or anyone learning about or running Design Sprints.

QuickBooks is a small business & startup management tool that offers accounting, payroll, payments and time-tracking tools.

High quality templates designed to help product managers save time on their day to day efforts.

Eventbrite is the world’s largest event technology platform. The service allows users to browse, create, and promote local events.

TechCrunch is a leading technology media platform dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

A platform to read and write big ideas and important stories. Contribute or find new ideas, startups or fresh thinking.

IFTTT (if this, then that) is the easy, free way to get all your apps and devices working together.

Get tons of templates, from pitch decks to client proposals, investor updates and company profile templates.

E-Commerce Platform that helps you to Sell Online. Create professional looking and completely functional eCom stores in few minutes.

Startup Tracker is the startup company search engine. The platform aggregates, crawls and crowdsources startup profiles on-demand.

Cloud service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications. Get started with 12 months of free services.

Free online invoicinga and billing software for small business owners and freelancers in Nigeria.

A global directory of developers who are certified by the Google Developers Certification team including those within Africa.

Grow your market share and website traffic with SimilarWeb’s digital market intelligence platform. Compare any website traffic statistics & analytics.

Hire remote developers. eWorker provides access to talented and vetted developers in Africa.

Accounteer is an online software to manage your business finances. You can create digital invoices, keep track of expenses, etc.

Be an angel investor. Invest as little as $10 in private startups and earn a return if the startup succeeds.

VC4A is connecting startup entrepreneurs with the knowledge, support programs, mentors and investors they require to succeed.

HubSpot offers a full platform of marketing, sales, customer service, and CRM software — free plan available.

Drive customers to your website With the all-in-one SEO tracking and research toolset built by industry experts.

Hootsuite lets you manage your social media account easily from a central platform. Free plan available.

Buffer makes it easy for businesses and marketing teams to schedule posts, analyze performance, and manage all their accounts.

Email marketing, ads, landing pages, and automation tools to grow your business on your terms

YCombinator created a new model for funding early-stage startups and invest twice a year in a large number of startups.

KW Finder is an easy-to-use keyword research tool bringing perfect keyword ideas.

Google Trends analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages.

Product Hunt is a platform that lets users share and discover new products every day.

Rave lets you receive payments locally and globally with no hassles and zero set-up fees. Accept payments directly in Africa.

Ready to scale your business? Microsoft works with select accelerators, incubators, VCs and other startup-enabling organizations to offer exclusive benefits.

Everything you need to sell online, offline and on social media

Banking built for startups. Mercury makes bank accounts that help tech companies scale from anywhere

The People Practice helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centered solutions.

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Powerful tools to individually engage more of your website visitors, all built into ONE button


Simple appointment booking solution with integrated payments and scheduling options for your customers

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Prospa helps Nigerian entrepreneurs register and manage their businesses including providing a business bank account online

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Map, design and manage business models.

GoToMeeting is an online meeting, webinar and collaboration tool that provides video conferencing in HD and integrates into Office 365.

A web conferencing software that aids users hold online events and meetings, share files and serves as a team workspace.

This helps you create a business profile that appears on Google Search or Maps and comes with a free website.

Whatsapp Business App

Interact with customers easily to automate, sort, and quickly respond to messages, provide customer support and deliver important notifications.

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