Category Archives: ENTERPRISE STORIES

Meet Second Cohort of Social Entrepreneurs Addressing Maternal & Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

The program is designed to help the organizations acquire business fundamentals, improve their strategic thought processes, and articulate business plans that demonstrate impact, growth and long-term financial sustainability GE and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship launched the

“How my business overcame NAFDAC shutdown” – Julius Adeleye

Julius Adeleye is the founder of All Queens Kitchen Limited, a food drinks company. The business administration graduate gained the passion for running a business from an early age. Intrigued by how his father ran his company and managed employees,

PlatoHub Promises To Build And Launch In 4 Weeks With #WorkStay

What, in your opinion, is the single most causative factor for the regular deaths of Nigerian startup ideas? Well according to a research carried out by Platohub, a Nigerian solutions development company, they discovered that a lot of product ideas

SIPA2016: Nigerian Social Innovators Get Union Bank, LEAP Africa Support

20 emerging social innovators/finalists have been selected from over 400 entries, at the Social Innovators Programme and Awards (SIPA) 2016 will be announced in Akwa Ibom on 10 November, 2016. Union Bank has been announced as the official sponsor of

Nigeria’s Fashion Entrepreneurs Gets Coworking Space

The culture of co-working spaces, hubs and accelerators continue unabated as a new one has just opened in Surulere. This targets the fashion niche. Arguably the next big deal in Nigeria, many entrepreneurs have emerged in fashion than most special

How Wecyclers Secures New Unexpected Investment

Well, stranger things have happened. But, just imagine being offered an investment proposal on a live show! That’s exactly what happened to recycling entrepreneur, Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola of Wecyclers who got a startling business offer from investor Eric Guichard during a

Nigeria Social Entrepreneurs Emerge Ashoka Changemaker Scholars

32 Nigerians were honoured on Saturday, July 2nd at NECA House, Ikeja Lagos State by Ashoka in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation. It was a fitting conclusion to a six-week African Changemakers course that involved intensive training and deliberation on

How PAU Students Prepare For Life As Entrepreneurs

Students of the Pan-Atlantic University School of Media and Communication have held an expo for its small and medium-based enterprises (SMEs) course at the university campus in Ibeju-Lekki. The event, which held on the last day of their entrepreneurship course,

Access Bank Parners CSR-In-Action To Empower Nigeria Social Entrepreneurs

CSR-in-Action has successfully conducted the second stream in a series of training for Civil Society Organisations in partnership with Access Bank Plc. Participants confirmed that it was an insightful learning experience, as they leave with real enthusiasm over what was

How Reach for Change Celebrated Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs

May 15 is the International Day of Families, a day that draws attention to issues that families face and offers opportunities to examine the social and economic factors that affect families’ well being. Reach for Change Africa is marking this