24
Jun 2016
Lemi Ghariokwu & Fela's Entrepreneurship Lesson

I had heard of all the things Lemi Ghariokwu had done and I expected to see a different man, anything else but the man I saw. He was humble, playful and above all, a storyteller. He reminded me of Nike Okundaye. That woman is amazing. Lemi smiled and laughed effortlessly. He spoke with passion and enthusiasm. He told me many stories about his life. The particular story that stood out for me is the one I am about to share. In 1974, Lemi’s destiny was changed because he took......

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20
Jun 2016
Building the Right Team

No startup or business can be successful or sustainable without a good team.  The most valuable asset of any startup are the people/personalities that come together to form the team. The challenge is to not only assemble the right mix or personalities but to also leverage of the strength of each of the people that make up the team. First of all, what are the Qualities of a good team? Trust: Each team member has to have confidence in the others’ ability to get the job done. Synergy: A......

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08
Jun 2016

THE AFROPRENEUR NETWORK LAUNCHES A PLATFORM TO SPOTLIGHT ENTREPRENEURS DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA PRESS RELEASE: 8th August, 2016: Lagos, Nigeria – Despite the challenges of doing business in Africa, the number of SMEs are increasing by the day. Who tells their stories? Who advocates for them?   The Afropreneur has announced the launching of a platform for African Entrepreneurs – http://www.theafropreneur.net   The Founder, Uwem Uwemakpan, an IT Consultant and Serial Entrepreneur, speaking at the launch stated that it is imperative that attention needs to be given Entrepreneurs doing business in Africa as our problems are quite diverse and peculiar......

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