Tag: funding


13
Sep 2017
7 Ways to Make Networking your Superpower

I was a guest speaker at an entrepreneurship event on Saturday and I asked the entrepreneurs a question: “Your Funding or Your Network, which is more important?” I would not answer the question now. I will let you decide at the end of this article. Steve Jobs and Steve Woz met a long time ago. Woz was the guy who liked to piece things together to make new stuff for fun. Jobs on the other hand was an innate brand conscious entrepreneur. The two met and created a product.......

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10
Jan 2017
Ep28: 8 Startup Funding Opportunities Available in 2017

Woohoo! Happy New Year!!! 2017 is already looking like an exciting and productive year. What is your watchword for this year? Mine is ‘do‘, no more excuses, just get things done! I’d love to know yours, please share in the comment section or on Social Media. Opportunities abound, and it is imperative that we Entrepreneurs not only find/see these opportunities but also make good use of them. Today we decided to list out 8 funding opportunities available to African Entrepreneurs this year, 2017. The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme MENA......

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01
Aug 2016
Ep8: The Value in Learning to Pitch

Dear Afropreneurs, This week has been a really busy week but Afropreneurs do not quit or make excuses do they? We had to make out time and record the interview with our Guest, Herbert Nderezina, in the car! Here’s a short profile on Herbert, Click here to read about him. Today’s topic is centered around ‘Pitching’. Pitching is the attempt to convince a potential investor or customer that your idea/business is worth investing in. Why do we think learning how to Pitch is important to ALL African entrepreneurs? Its simple, if......

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11
Jul 2016
Women Entrepreneurs in Africa

Hello Afropreneurs, In this episode we discussed if women Entrepreneurs are being given an equal playing field in Africa and what they must do to compete and standout in this episode. We decided to discuss this because one of our listeners, Stella Ozemoya, suggested and sent us an article on ‘Women Empowerment’. You can read it here. We also mentioned Engr. Oduwa in this podcast, she is the CEO of Neni Auto Care, you can read all about her here. It is general knowledge that women in Africa feel......

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