Raising next generation of entrepreneurs
During Nigeria’s colonization, developing entrepreneurial or vocational skills were not at the centre of the colonialist minds when they wanted to rule us and impose their form of civilization. Instead of trying to understand our traditional skills and natural potential, the colonial masters concentrated more on what they viewed was of utmost importance, which was…
Nigeria lacks infrastructure for entrepreneurs to flourish, says don
Associate Professor at Carleton University, Canada, Tony Bailtti has disclosed that the country lacks the needed infrastructure for entrepreneurs to flourish.
Firm launches software to uplift entrepreneurs
Unipros Solutions, a US based IT firm, has launched a software targeted at easing the bottlenecks associated with successfully running Small and Medium Scale Businesses (SMSB) in Nigeria towards enhancing accountability, transparency, and efficiency.
Twitter Co-Founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, Visits Nigeria
Yesterday, the C.E.O of twitter, Jack Dorsey, arrived in Nigeria as part of his listening and learning tour across Africa. This came after his announcement in October where he said he will be in Africa for the whole of November, visiting four African countries. Nigeria and Ghana in West Africa, Ethiopia in East Africa…
‘Nigerian entrepreneurs require platform for goods, services’
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello, has said what Nigerian entrepreneurs truly need is a platform to show case their goods, and services, while also having access to credit for growth and sustainability.
11 student entrepreneurs relieve street experiences in salesmanship
It was a bag of mixed experiences for the 11 undergraduates of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, yesterday, relieved their individual encounters on the streets in their maiden effort at entrepreneurship outreach.
Young entrepreneurs jostle to boost capacity, economic growth
Some 16 lucky candidates have been selected from among 50 contestants, who made it to the Bootcamp for The Next Titan Season 6, after the auditions that saw thousands of Nigerian young entrepreneurs jostle for selection at centres in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, and Abuja.
Experts task entrepreneurs on right business models to boost funding
Experts have charged entrepreneurs to build their business profiles, earn investors’ trust in order to facilitate access to funding in terms of investment capital. They stated this at the annual reception organised by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD)
PR Firm honours 14 youth entrepreneurs for exemplary effort
Aiming to spotlight and encourage highly prospective brands in the country, as well as encourage youth entrepreneurship, Redrick PR this week recognised 14 Small and Medium scale Entrepreneurs (SMEs) with high growth potential as part of its annual 14 Brands We Love campaign.
NAWORG Holds Maiden Awards In Celebration Of Women Entrepreneurs
The National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA’s) Women Business Group (NAWORG) this week held a conference and its first awards celebration to honour distinguished women as well as women entrepreneurs. The day which started with a conference had a keynote speech from Prof. John Aremu who spoke on, “Women in…
Tecno supports entrepreneurs with N7m in new campaign
In the just concluded Light up Your Dream campaign, the third edition, Tecno Nigeria has rewarded seven entrepreneurs with N1 million each. The competition, which started in April, and is part of the TECNO Spark 3 launch activities, had many young Nigerian entrepreneurs with various business interests ranging from agriculture to technology, sharing their business…