Category Archives: ENTERPRISE STORIES

Orange launches Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa

Orange is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a variety of

U.S. Delegation Meets TEEP Nigerian Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Monday addressed Nigerian business leaders at an event hosted in the auspices of TEEP, the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme. The event, organised by the Tony Elumelu Foundation and the United Bank for Africa titled “Unleashing Africa’s

How NYSC Lady, 23, Transformed Community

Builds facilities for 2000 students in Rivers State Since its creation in 1991, Community Secondary School (CSS) in Abuloma community of Port Harcourt, Rivers State did not have a single toilet facility. Also, there was no good source of drinking

Bayo Omoboriowo: The Entrepreneur Who Became President Buhari’s Photographer

By CHUKWUDI IWUCHUKWU Bayo Omoboriowo is from Ekiti State He was born without silver spoon, he tasted poverty, experienced the low esteem poverty inflicts on its victims but never allowed his past to define him. He decided to change his

Nigerian Woman To Pitch At White House Emerging Global Entrepreneurs Event

Nigeria’s Adepeju Jaiyeoba founder of Mothers Delivery Kits and Mandela Washington Fellow will participate in the White House Emerging Global Entrepreneurs Event. The White House brings together emerging entrepreneurs from across the United States and around the world to highlight

“I Want To Impact 1% Of Young Entrepreneurs In Nigeria”

Nigerian social entrepreneur, Chaste Inegbedion shares the story of his startup and why he believes it would be successful in this interview with EntrepreNEWS. Enjoy. Let’s meet you. My name is Chaste Christopher Inegbedion and I am privileged to be

Social Entrepreneurship: LEAP Africa Grooms Innovators in Lagos

The magnificent facilities of FirstAcademy in Iganmu, Lagos State played host to Fellows of the LEAP Africa’s Social Innovators Programme (SIP) from April 19 to 25, 2015. The week-long workshop brought together 16 young Nigerian change agents, innovators and social

Rags to Riches: 20 Billionaires Who Started With Nothing

By Max Nisen and Eric Goldschein Source: Business Insider In a time of rising inequality and sluggish growth, rags to riches stories are harder than ever to come by. Indeed, many of the richest people in the world were born

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa opens applications for Nigerian journalists

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa partners with key African universities to provide executive training for the advancement of financial journalism Lagos, Nigeria, 18 March 2015: Financial journalists and professionals interested in financial journalism can now apply to the Bloomberg Media Initiative

Agropreneur Mosunmola Umoru, 186 others chosen as ‘Young Global Leaders’

Over the last 10 years, the Forum of Young Global Leaders has endeavoured to build the foremost platform for young leaders to engage in global affairs to shape a more positive, peaceful and prosperous society. This year’s class of Young