Tag: Pitch


31
Jul 2017
BMC-Business Plan Afropreneur POdcast Web

Driving home from one of Startup Grind Lagos’s meetup we had a discussion with one of the participating entrepreneurs which evolved into an interesting argument and now, an Afropreneur topic: Business Model Canvas vs Business Plan. Why do we need business plans? Why not stick with a Business Model Canvas (BMC)? When should Business plans be drafted? Who needs to see the business plan? So what is the difference between a BMC and a Business Plan? The difference is the level of detail! A business plan can reach up......

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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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18
Jan 2017
Make money for free - The Afropreneur

This title sounds a bit misleading, because nothing worthwhile comes easy, but down the next lines you’d be glad you read it . This is not one of those get rich schemes, it is not online magic, pyramid schemes or MMM (the new craze in Nigeria). I was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the First Africa Startup Digital Accelerator last week and while preparing I realized how lots of people have great ideas but are still broke. It’s not just entrepreneurs, it applies to corporate workers, leaders......

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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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