Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

Unreasonable Ambition: How a movement of entrepreneurship training programs seeks to put a dent on poverty On 6th June 2016, 10 startups from across Nigeria will gather in Lagos for five days, More »

ENTER: The Enterprise Challenge 2016

ENTER: The Enterprise Challenge 2016

As a follow up to the successful launch of the Enterprise Challenge in 2014, the British Council in partnership with Virgin Atlantic, Zenith Bank and a new partner Samsung, proudly present the 2016 More »

Economy: Performance Intelligence Conference holds in Abuja

Economy: Performance Intelligence Conference holds in Abuja

Key stakeholders and policy makers will gather at the Hilton Hotel, Abuja on February 23 and 24, for the 2016 International Performance Intelligence Conference poised to be a change catalyst for the Nigerian economy. More »

Apply For Empowering People Award 2015

Apply For Empowering People Award 2015

The “Empowering People Award” aims to identify simple and appropriate technical innovations with business potential and make them visible and accessible to everyone. This is a global call out to submit practical More »

Apply for SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge 2015

Apply for SME Empowerment Innovation Challenge 2015

HiiL Innovating Justice, together with the Global Agenda Council on Justice and the Ford Foundation, has embarked on a pioneering new endeavor to accelerate justice ventures in East and West Africa. The SME Empowerment More »

 

How Social Entrepreneurs Provide Solutions for Africa’ Development

Child beneficiaries of Challenging Heights, a social enterprise supported by Reach for Change that rescues children from slavery and provides community programming to reduce the chances that children will be sold into slavery

Is social entrepreneurship the new face of development? A recent impact report released by Reach for Change suggests it might be. Social entrepreneurs across Africa are contributing to advances in education, healthcare, financial inclusion, environmental protection and other social issues.

ATTEND: StartupPlus Conference Holds May 2 in Lagos

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StartUpPlus prepares to accelerate over one hundred startup ideas across various sectors at this year’s Startup Conference in Lagos, Nigeria. StartUpPlus, a startup accelerator headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria convenes Startup Conference annually to power startups with practical strategies in relevant

Nigeria’s Landmark Africa Gets $20 Million Expansion Funding From Vantage Capital

Vantage Capital

Landmark has developed or managed over 130,000 m2 of prime real estate across the continent Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $20 million (R294 million) of funding to Landmark Africa, one of Nigeria’s leading

DOW Unveils Solutions For West Africa’s Booming Consumer Market

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Executives from Dow’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP) business hosted customers in Lagos, Nigeria today for an inaugural “meet and greet” event as the company’s presence grows in the region. The event showcased Dow’s leading products and solutions for the

Google To Create 400,000 Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Juliet Ehimuan Chaizor

Today on business show, CNBC, Google’s Juliet Ehimuan Chiazor announced the US tech giant’s commitment to train one million Africans on digital skills in one year. The plan is to train 400,000 Nigerians, 300,000 people in South Africa and 200,000 Kenyans, who will receive free

Bloomberg Philanthropies, Ford Foundation train financial journalists

Bloomberg MIA

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) Financial Journalism program is about to kick off the third leg of its intensive training initiative. The programme, a $10 million commitment by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Ford Foundation is a three-year pan-African initiative

How Travelstart Became ‘Africa’s Leading Online Travel Agency’

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Travelstart announces its win in the 2016 World Travel Awards – voted ‘Africa’s Leading Online Travel Agency’. At the 23rd World Travel Awards, Travelstart has been named ‘Africa’s Leading Online Travel Agency’ for 2016. The awards were voted for by travel and tourism professionals

SLA launches accelerator for women run businesses

SLA

She Leads Africa has just opened applications for the She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3 month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs. The SLA Accelerator program is being run in partnership

Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

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Unreasonable Ambition: How a movement of entrepreneurship training programs seeks to put a dent on poverty On 6th June 2016, 10 startups from across Nigeria will gather in Lagos for five days, alongside top investors and business mentors for Unreasonable

BCG Study Shows What Can Unlock Nigeria’s Economic Potential

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Improving Nigeria’s infrastructure through prioritized investments will help to secure its long-term success as Africa’s largest economy, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Unlocking Nigeria’s Potential: The Path to Well-Being is being released today and