Tag: investors


16
Feb 2017
The Afropreneur holds her first Pitchdeck Workshop for 2017

Pitching, selling yourself and your business are very important to entrepreneurs, especially startups. As a result, it is important to know how to draft your pitch/slide deck to convince investors that you and your business are investment worthy. For this reason, The Afroprenuer is hosting a pitchdeck workshop on Saturday, February 18 for our Lagos Entrepreneurs. We promise that it will be a fun and hands-on experience for each participant. Attend this training with your laptop and writing materials. This training is organised in conjunction with Startup Grind and Orange Academy.  A lucky participant......

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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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28
Jul 2016
Herbert Nderezina, Tackling Africa’s power problem through Renewable energy

Herbert Nderezina is a young Zimbabwean based in the Republic of South Africa. He is determined to solve the energy crisis in Africa through renewable energy innovations. Herbert’s passion for solar stems from concerns about climate change and the belief that solar represents the most practical path to sustainable energy production. Herbert, who was part of the very first season of Dragon’s Den South Africa in 2014, this is a television show where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas/innovations in return for an equity cash investment. He pitched his very first......

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04
Jul 2016
EP4: Should Entrepreneurs share their business ideas with everyone? Conversation with Momarr Taal

Hello Afropreneurs, Do you think it is wise for Entrepreneurs to share their business ideas with everyone? Hold that thought! You should hear what Momarr Taal had to say about this. (In case you don’t know who he is, we did a short article on him – Click here) We are all for sharing your ideas, but that does not come with its risks. What then are the benefits of sharing your ideas? Sharing ideas raise your creativity and learning from the feedback you get. Sharing your ideas help......

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