Tag: founders


21
Jan 2019
Ep62: Business Lessons from Lion Heart

There is so much buzz about Lion Heart – the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria, and directed by Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji. While the movie was such a breadth of fresh air, we decided to pick business lessons from it (just like we did with Game of Thrones). Here are some lessons we learned from Lion Heart: Collaboration! it is better to own a bit of something then all of nothing Learn to harness the power of negotiation Don’t run your business in isolation, institute a corporate governance......

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15
Jan 2019
Ep61: What investors look out for

Access to finance is one problem that limits Entrepreneurs across Africa. However, sometimes it’s not about the availability of funding but about being Investor ready (which we discussed in one of our previous episodes). In this episode, we pick the brains of an exceptional investor, Luni Libes, Founder & Managing Director of fledge.co. Fledge is a global network of conscious company accelerators and seed funds, helping entrepreneurs create impactful companies and co-ops at scale through intense, short programs filled with education, guidance, and a massive amount of mentorship. Luni details in this......

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08
Jan 2019
Ep60: Start 2019 With a Bang!

This year, we broke down our goals into financial, social, personal and business goals. We didn't stop there, we summarized them in S.M.A.R.T ways into 7-point Agendas. We went on to create plans and get an accountability partner.