14
Jan 2017
Meet Olatorera Oniru, intent on Building an Online Fashion Empire

Olatorera Oniru is an assiduous entrepreneur passionate about all things Africa. As CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, she is currently leading initiatives to realize a pinnacle in Africa’s history whereby we would rely less on importation and innovate more with natural resources and citizenry capabilities. As a member of The National Scholars Honor Society USA, Olatorera flourished her career working for two Fortune Top 5 companies namely Bank of America Merrill Lynch and General Electric. She also worked for one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, Lars Magnus Ericsson, as a......

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14
Jan 2017
tax guide

Do you need a tax guide? Do you feel overwhelmed by the numerous taxes you need to pay? Are you in need of clarification? You might have even missed or mixed up the due dates for filing and remitting the returns, thus incurring severe penalties. We have put together a simple guide to provide the most basic information you need. to have handy with respect to the various taxes. This however does not replace the need for professional advice. Tax matters may often require different interpretations and application. All......

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13
Jan 2017
Tips-for-Choosing-a-Good-Business Name

This article was shared from articles.bplans.com and we thought it would be of value to you!!! If you’re starting a business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is what to name your new company. While the way you choose to register your business will impact the choices you have when it comes to picking what to name your new business, sometimes you may need a little help with the initial brainstorming. I’ve compiled a list of tools and resources for helping you name your business, from name generators to......

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12
Jan 2017
Introducing Ayissi, One of Africa's most creative Fashion designer

We would love to introduce you to Ayissi Nga Jospeh-Marie, creator of the Brand Wazal! Ayissi has just announced his new collection for 2017 called “Ova Tété” This collection is inspired by a Cameroonian slang ‘ova’ which means bigger and noble person. And Tété which refers to chic and bourgeois. In addition, the word chic here is used to describe the amazing and modern appearance of the clothings. Meaning those who patronize him have good taste. The materials used in this collection are of the best quality, including first choice wax......

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10
Jan 2017
2017 Watchword

It’s 2017! Happy New Year!!! There’s been a lot of talk during recent days, in the press and on social media, about how awful 2016 was. On a political level, there were random changes that brought the Political unrest In Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopa, the social unrest in South Africa, and the credit crunch in Nigeria. There were terrorist attacks in Nigeria while the situation in Somalia and Sudan remains bleak. But this perspective is by no means the whole story. We also witnessed extraordinary feats......

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27
Dec 2016
Caesar Vulley, The Ghanian Social Entrepreneur with the passion for Africa

Born and raised in Ghana, West Africa, Caesar a Social Entrepreneur with a passion for improving health, supporting education, and alleviating poverty. He is  a proud Bucknell University alumnus and the founding president of Nested Savings, a nonprofit organization working to alleviate poverty in Africa via the execution of environmentally friendly initiatives that build economically resilient communities. The Nested Savings program  trains families in northern Uganda to keep chickens for egg production and provides a marketplace where they can exchange those eggs for income. The project aims at building......

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25
Dec 2016
The Lagos Entrepreneurship Landscape

The year 2016 is rounding up, and the population of Lagos is estimated to be over 20 million people, unarguably the largest city in Africa! Lagos is synonymous with ‘hustle’, the sound of horns blaring, people making deals at all corners of town, traffic and unending movements, parties and hangouts. Little wonder it is fondly called the city that never sleeps. It is the dream destination for businesses and entrepreneurs which has led Lagos to have the highest GDP for any city in Africa. It is often said that......

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13
Dec 2016
How to Make the most of Startup Grind

Your network influences your networth. StartUp Grind is a global startup community for entrepreneurs that hosts monthly events in 200 cities and 85 countries. This month, there would be an end of the year party to celebrate entrepreneurs in Lagos. How do you take advantage of this event to improve your business? We started this article telling you that your network = Money if you know how to use it. StartUp Grind is a perfect place to expand that network and improve your income. SAY Hello and Smile: Walk up......

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13
Dec 2016
startup grind

It is time to unwind as Startup Grind hosts its end of the year meetup, tagged “the Networking party“, on Saturday, December 17th, 2016. Generally, Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs through monthly events. To enumerate, Speakers at past Lagos meetups include: Tayo Oviosu of Paga Marek Zmyslowski of Jovago Jeremy Johnson of Andela Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter of Iroko. The Lagos Chapter Director, Uwem Uwemakpan, said the event would be a time for Lagos entrepreneurs to bond and learn.......

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28
Nov 2016
Meet Adeola Bojuwoye, a Tech Entrepreneur with a passion for Africa

Adeola Bojuwaye has always had the entrepreneurial drive from when he was a child. He made caps, CD shelves, sold recharge cards and run computer training courses in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Although his father turned down the opportunity to invest in his computer training school due to lack of experience, that didnt deter him one bit. In 2010, he and his co-founder got their first opportunity to build a real world solution. They developed a software to help address the operational issues at a small property firm in Stockport.......

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