Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

How African entrepreneurs seize opportunities in uncertainty

CEOs will need to focus on their business strategies and processes and will be expected to play a part in the broader community Notwithstanding the current economic and socio-political uncertainty, numerous companies in Africa are still positive about the growth

CcHUB to start brain gain revolution with “Diaspora Challenge”

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB ) is launching a bold new initiative called the CcHUB Diaspora Challenge, aimed at reversing brain drain for the good of Africa. It is an open innovation challenge intended to engage entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists from the

SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp for start-ups returns to Nigeria

Entries already flooding in for Africa’s leading ‘hands on’ business bootcamp, combining Mentors, Workshops and Investments The SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp is returning to Nigeria from July 5-9 with the goal of empowering a new wave of African start-ups. Following the event’s

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

Innovation In Finance: Entrepreneurs Converge For Africa Works!

Nigeria’s Tomi Davies, who is the president of the African Business Angels Network, will hold a keynote speech on the second day of Africa Works!, the largest event in The Netherlands that focuses on doing business in Africa. The 3rd

Nigeria’s Emergency Fuel “Entrepreneurs” In An Obscure Economy

Taye Aiyedogbon yelled as he talked over the mobile phone: “No matter what, make sure you reserve at least two 50 litres for me o! I am sending my boy immediately. He will bring the money.” Sitting with him at

The #1 Cause of Failure for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs Don’t Plan To Fail, They Fail To Plan By Dave Lavinsky I periodically read research reports about business failures. I always find them interesting, although often they are depressing. Such as what I recently read. Which was research from Bradley

UN-Habitat Award for Young Innovators, Entrepreneurs | APPLY

UN-Habitat and the International Ecological Safety Collaboration Organization (IESCO) supported by China Development Orient Urban Development and Investment Company Limited (“CDB-ORIENT”), a major private sector organization in China have jointly launched a biennial Youth Innovation Awards Programme. These organizations have

Questions Most Entrepreneurs Forget to Ask

By Dave Lavinsky Once they launch their companies, most entrepreneurs fall into a very dangerous trap. What happens is that they get very myopic; they get so close to their businesses that they fail to see the bigger picture. So, they

GoMyWay: Startup Offer Rideshare Across Nigeria

This seems to be the season of ridesharing in Nigeria. After Jekalo launched a few weeks ago, there’s a new kid on the block. GoMyWay is a ride-sharing marketplace connecting passengers with ride owners going along the same route and