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Musings of an Afropreneur
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Who is advocating for you?

Uwem May 18, 2020

Heard this phrase “if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu”? This is so true. In a competitive world, you’re either making the decision that decides another person’s fate or your’s is being decided by another person. As you grow in life and business, it is essential that you invest in quality relationships that will open doors for you. I share my thoughts in this podcast.

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60 Seconds with Uwem
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60 Seconds with Blessing Abeng

Uwem April 8, 2020

Today I had a chat with Blessing Abeng, a multi-faceted creative driven by the need to create lasting solutions to key problems faced by individuals, and SMEs. As a brand strategist, communications manager and entrepreneur, Blessing creates unforgettable experiences that reflect the personality of brands and converts strangers to loyal customers, friends, and community members.

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Ep62: Business Lessons from Lion Heart

Uwem January 21, 2019

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 structure for your business. Have a succession plan, train your staff! […]

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Ep61: What investors look out for

Uwem January 15, 2019

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 episode what Investors look out for while accessing entrepreneurs, one of […]

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