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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Nov 2016
Young entrepreneurs in West Africa partner the Commonwealth to redefine the African single story

From October 25-27, 2016, young entrepreneurs from the Commonwealth countries of Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone gathered at the Ford Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, to discuss the challenges facing young entrepreneurs in West Africa, and work towards the creation of the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-West Africa (CAYE-WA). Within the Commonwealth, there have been concerted efforts by various leadership bodies to encourage youth entrepreneurship. The Secretariat has supported the creation of Commonwealth Alliances of Young Entrepreneurs, starting with Asia in November 2011, which has now spun off into......

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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 –   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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