Have you heard of YAS!

‘YAS!’ is a new Pan-African internet platform launching to connect, mentor, and teach young African entrepreneurs good business practices. It’s initiative seeks to encourage entrepreneurship in African Youth. The Youth for Africa and Sustainable Development Goals (YAS!) is a movement starting in Africa to connect North and West African youth interested in business. YAS! “supports […]

Africa is Rising through Entrepreneurship – Simon Rey

Africa is rising – Africa is transforming – and this transformation can be accelerated through the continent’s entrepreneurial savannah, our 54 diverse and unique versions of Silicon Valley. To do this, however, we need to embrace two other dimensions – the importance of design thinking and the role that learning plays in stimulating entrepreneurial drive. […]

Nationwide Job Vacancy for Freelance Marketers

Freelance Marketers located in all 36 States in Nigeria and Africa are urgently needed for employment  at Pocarti.com. Pocarti.com is a digital communications company that designs websites as well as manage social media accounts and digital marketing campaigns for African Businesses and SMEs at an affordable rate. Pocarti is looking for freelance marketers to deliver […]

TEF Entrepreneurs Emerge Winners in Google Impact Challenge

Two organisations from the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme – HelpMum and Project Enable Africa – have been named among the 2018 winners of the Google Impact Challenge. They both won $250,000 each. The Google Impact Challenge supports organisations with game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities. While HelpMum is a 2016 […]

Nigeria to Benefit from UK’s £1.2bn Digital Inclusion Fund

The government of the United Kingdom (Uk) is collaborating with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on how Nigeria will benefit from the £1.2 billion intervention fund, set aside by the UK government to create wealth and posterity in selected countries around the world. To be part of the intervention fund, the Nigerian Communications Commission and […]

#Africa4Future accelerator seeks aviation start-ups

European aeronautic defence and space company Airbus is calling on African tech start-ups that have developed solutions related to unmanned logistics and remote sensing technology, to enter the second edition of the Africa accelerator programme, #Africa4Future. Africa4Future is a joint accelerator undertaking between Airbus global aerospace accelerator BizLab and Make-IT in Africa, an initiative by […]

Tackling youth unemployment in Africa

Tackling youth unemployment in Africa requires serious action. It has become an endemic issue which must be addressed now or it will eat deep into our future like a cancer and destroy our economic potential. Busiweek reports that ‘Africa Talks Jobs’ an initiative of African stakeholders is committed to solving this problem. Due to Africa’s […]

Digital Business Trends in Nigeria

The future of business in Nigeria is digital with mobile phone usage in Sub-Sahara Africa reaching 44 percent in 2017, up from just 25 percent in 2010, and mobile broadband connections predicted to hit 87 percent in 2025, up from 38 percent in 2017, companies need to be open to an always-connected environment. Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, […]

Entrepreneur Alert: The Future of Business in Nigeria is Online

The future of business in Nigeria is online, yet most businesses find it hard to adapt their processes to benefit from the efficiency and productivity that the internet brings. Internetlivestats.com reveals that almost 70 million Nigerians are online as at 2014 with 9.3 million of them as ‘new users’. With that amount of Nigerians online, […]

Must Attend for Entrepreneurs: Future Leadership Conference 2018

Nigeria won’t fix itself.  The place of young people in shaping Nigeria’s narratives is the focus of the Future Leadership Conference coming up on November 3, 2018 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos by 10am prompt. This year’s edition of the conference according to Mr. Mark Idiahi, The Convener, […]