Tag: entrepreneurs

SponsorNovember 13, 2018

Here’s everything you should know about the 2018 Lagos Small Business Summit

Lagos Small Business Summit organized by SME100 Nigeria is a platform that brings together government leaders and small business owners; who ...

SponsorFebruary 10, 2018

Microsoft and The Future Project reward young entrepreneurs at the Accelerate Labs Demo Day in Lagos

Microsoft Nigeria, in partnership with The Future Project, rewarded budding Nigerian entrepreneurs at the Demo Day held in Lagos on ...

SponsorOctober 31, 2017

Entrepreneurs in Awka receive business grants from Life Lager Beer

Ten entrepreneurs over the weekend in Awka received business grants of N300,000 each to grow their businesses, from Life Continental ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

“I am passionate about creating content that has educational value and Africa as its focus.” | Isabella Akinseye speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Meeting Isabella Akinseye for the first time, you’re drawn in by her gap-toothed smile, infectious energy and friendly aura. Called ...

SponsorSeptember 30, 2017

19 outstanding entrepreneurs selected for She Leads Africa 2017 Accelerator Program

She Leads Africa has announced twenty early stage businesses have been accepted into the 2017 SLA Accelerator Programme. This year, ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 5, 2017

“Don’t let fear hold you back from truly living and experiencing all that life has to offer” | Kaliné Akinkugbe speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

Beautiful, warm and incredibly talented – Singer-Songwriter, Pianist and Film Composer, Kaliné Akinkugbe is definitely not the average person you ...

EzinneJuly 12, 2017

The Thread: Lessons from how Indomie, Bama, Hollandia conquered the Nigerian market

If you’re running a company new to the Nigerian landscape or you’re an entrepreneur or sales person, this thread holds ...

Rachel OgbuJune 22, 2017

“Giving up is not an option” | Nigerian-British PR executive, Ronke Lawal advises young entrepreneurs

Ronke Lawal is the Founder of UK based Ariatu PR, a PR company that works with a variety of entrepreneurs from ...

Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Opinion: Nigerian youth and the get rich quick syndrome

by Alex Enemanna Over the years, our youths have been caught in the web of devising means to survive and ...

Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

Opinion: What’s the hope of the over 93,000 failed #TEEP applicants?

by Oludami Yomi-Alliyu Saturday, 22nd April 2017, made it one month since the winners of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program ...

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

“To live an authentic life, I make conscious choices so I have no regrets.” Dudu Msomi, Busara Leadership Partners CEO, speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

    Dudu Msomi is one of an awesome kind. She has built for herself a ground-breaking enterprise in an ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

“Be who are you, and be proud of the person you are. If you are different to everyone else, that’s totally okay.” | Megan Richards speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

Megan has a strong message for every woman who is having a tough time embracing her own personality. In this ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

“Entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed when they acquaint themselves with mentors that provide support and guidance.” | Gbubemi Vera Aibangbee speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

One would have guessed that she would have given up her entrepreneurial dreams due to her many failed attempts at ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2016

“Don’t wait for the world to first validate your idea. Do it and do not look back.” | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Marini Naturals CEO, Michelle Ntalami

Michelle Ntalami, CEO of Marini Naturals, East Africa’s First Quality hairline for women, has been able to turn her passion ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2016

The Thread: Like her or loathe her, Linda Ikeji’s hustle is 100%!

In August, foremost blogger, Linda Ikeji, announced the launch of additional media products besides her blog, Linda Ikeji’s blog. These ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2016

Ezinne Ajoku: Nigerians are made of steel [NEW VOICES]

by Ezinne Ajoku Nigerians are a resilient people and a particularly hardy bunch. Whether female or male, adult or child, ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Prince Joshua: From Ajegunle to America – The story of the taxi driver’s son [Nigerian Voices]

by Prince Joshua I listened to the story I would find nowhere except from my beautiful mother. She told me ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Progress is here! Life Continental Beer rewards businesses with N7.5 million in Abia

Entrepreneurs in Abia state were rewarded with a total of N7.5 million by Life Continental Lager Beer during the Progress ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Opinion: Machine learning- predicting customer churn

Churn is when a customer stops using a company’s product or cancels his subscription. Considering that retaining an existing customers ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Opinion: Let me tell you about Aunty Kola, the tailor

by Vera Ezimora I met Aunty Kola through my mommy. She’s a sweet, soft-spoken, and very respectful Yoruba woman. Kola ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2016

Charles Odii: Who is going to save Nigeria’s small businesses?

by Charles Odii Small businesses in Nigeria need to realize that they must become their own saviors. Firstly, by paying ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 15, 2014

Hair by Debie’ to host hair seminar in Abuja

by Jewel Stephen Hair by Debie has put together a seminar to encourage young entrepreneurs to set up their Human ...

July 1, 2014

Subomi Plumptre: 15 great lessons for entrepreneurs

by Subomi Plumptre Money isn’t everything. Managers need to know they matter and that their contributions are appreciated. For the ...

September 3, 2013

The Future Force (A documentary series)

The Future Force is a documentary series that shares the experiences and highlights the various works of young entrepreneurs in ...

May 24, 2013

Opinion: If we all become entrepreneurs, who will work for our companies?

By Editi Effiong Being an entrepreneur is very cool…but if we all became entrepreneurs, who will work for our companies? ...

March 9, 2013

Ladi Delano, Ruth Obih, Audu Maikori… SEE the most influential young entrepreneurs #YNaijaPowerList

by Rachel Ogbu The YNaija young entrepreneurs feature a section motivating and inspiring CEOs moving the Nigerian economy. That is ...

January 7, 2013

‘Know what your ideas are’ – Successful 12-year-old entrepreneur’s advises new comers (PICTURED)

                    Maya Penn In a recent blog post, 12-year-old business owner ...

December 18, 2012

25 dos and don’ts for entrepreneurs

Taking the mirror test; for people looking to start their own business from the ground up. 1. HAVE AN ANSWER Be ...

December 9, 2012

Opinion: Let’s all shed tears for the crappy startups that can’t raise any more money

by Dan Lyons The great lie of these last few years is that anyone can be a tech entrepreneur… You ...

August 22, 2012

Pat Utomi: “Before someone says the same thing to Gbenga Sesan, Chude Jideonwo and others”

  The generation that left town provoked an opportunity to put straight the blame for my generation. Richard Branson is ...

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