Tag: nigeria


20
Nov 2017
High Growth Africa Summit 2017

The High Growth Africa Summit is exclusively dedicated to teaching entrepreneurs how to build, scale and fund high growth businesses in Africa. Organised by Ingressive and Starta, this summit gathers the top entrepreneurs, investors and stakeholders from Africa, Silicon Valley and Europe to discuss how to build, scale and fund high growth businesses in Africa. The focus is on practical how-to guides on strategy, tactics and tools startup founders can use to grow their businesses in Africa, and how investors can discover and fund the best companies on the continent. This year’s......

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24
Jan 2017
Ep30: Okafor's Law and it's relevance to Business

Have you ever heard about “Okafor’s Law”? Our Nigerian listeners would have probably heard it at one time or the other.  Okafor’s law is the law of “repeatable” action: If you have done something once, you can do it again. If you have been somewhere before, you can go there again. Although it is often mischievously applied to the sexual relationship between a boy and girl, Okafor’s law is actually a principle of life. Many businesses owners feel that since a business strategy worked for me yesterday (or over......

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14
Jan 2017
tax guide

Do you need a tax guide? Do you feel overwhelmed by the numerous taxes you need to pay? Are you in need of clarification? You might have even missed or mixed up the due dates for filing and remitting the returns, thus incurring severe penalties. We have put together a simple guide to provide the most basic information you need. to have handy with respect to the various taxes. This however does not replace the need for professional advice. Tax matters may often require different interpretations and application. All......

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28
Nov 2016
Ep24: Leveraging Technology, Conversation with Adeola Bojuwoye

Hello African Entrepreneur. We know building startups can be hard especially in Africa but it is worth it especially when you become profitable. But it is imperative that we entrepreneurs begin to leverage on technology as a business enabler to effectively manage our time, staff, clients, productivity and growth. With the advancement in technology, applications exist in numbers that entrepreneurs can leverage on, both free and paid. In this episode, we speak to Adeola Bojuwoye, who is the CEO of Roundstone Consulting. He talks about the Technology landscape in......

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10
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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21
Jul 2016
Cohan Nnanta

In February 2015, a young man was armed with just a Twitter account, an Instagram account, and an eye for vintage classy designs. In spite of the odds, he used these weapons to start his vintage fashion business. Today he is one of the fastest selling vintage clothing retailers in Nigeria. That young man is Cohan Nnanta Meet Cohan Nnanta (@Cohannnn), the CEO, Creative officer and Marketing Manager of Retrocode. Retrocode is a vintage /retro clothing brand that bridges the gap between fashion from the past and contemporary fashion.......

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