Category Archives: STARTUPS

Lagos Targets 100,000 Entrepreneurs N25bn Employment Trust Fund

The Lagos State Government on Monday said that it has set a target to utilize the N25billion Employment Trust Fund to provide financial support to over 100,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) within the next three years. Executive Secretary

APPLY: Innovation Prize for Africa Invests In Entrepreneurs

Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) is an annual competition looking for the best African innovators solving African challenges has launched its 6th edition, IPA 2017. You can apply by following this link and choosing the option which works best for

INVITE: Development Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

Are you are a Change maker, making a difference in society or changing your community with your work? Do you run a social enterprise, tech start-up, work within an NGO or with the government? Then join us at Development Dialogue

Chivas The Venture: New Opportunity For Nigerian Social Entrepreneurs

Year 2 Chivas The Venture campaign is ready! It’s a global search to find and support the next generation of startups that want to succeed whilst making a positive impact on the lives of others. With a share of 1

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

Microsoft Seeks 20 Nigerian Entrepreneurs For #WINsiders4Good Fellowship

Microsoft Windows say they are looking for 20 Nigerian entrepreneurs who can’t stop thinking of that idea you have that will solve a local problem as well as improve the lives of your fellow Nigerians. According the Windows Insiders team

Win $30,000 In UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Global Start-up Business Plan Competition

A total of $30,000 will be shared by the top three business ideas in UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary Global Start-up Business Plan Competition. Target Group: potential and existing entrepreneur(s), aged between 18-35, with a new business idea or startup in an

Zuckerberg Visited Because Lagos Is “The Silicon Valley Of Africa”

In reference to last week’s visit by Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg to Nigeria, the CEO & Co-founder of Seedstars World, Alisée de Tonnac has praised the impact one guy can have by just visiting a city! She responded to Le

APPLY: AU/ECOWAS Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Skills Development Forum

The African Union Commission in collaboration with ECOWAS, the National Agency for the Promotion of Youth Employment in Senegal and YALI are pleased to announce a call for applications to the Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Skills Development Forum (YEES-Forum). The

Facebook CEO Is Excited To Meet Nigerian Entrepreneurs On First Visit

Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to listen and learn and take ideas back to California on how Facebook can better support tech development and entrepreneurship across Africa Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to