The MEST program 

MEST offers a 12-month, full time, fully sponsored program in which the students – known as Entrepreneurs in Training (EITs) – complete a graduate-level course in software development, business and communications.  The MEST program provides rigorous entrepreneurial training and extensive hands-on project work, designed to ensure EITs master industry-proven methodologies for developing startups. This coursework […]

Unique selling proposition (USP)

I look at many business bios on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other Social media platforms and see why clients are confused. They don’t know why they should choose you over the next person who does what you do. If there’s something different about you, you are not telling them. This difference, is your USP. . […]

BOI graduate entrepreneurship fund

The Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund (GEF) scheme is the Bank’s first youth programme which was launched in October, 2015 and is implemented by the Bank in partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Directorate. This initiative is specifically targeted at youths undergoing the mandatory one (1) year national service programme.   The aim is to […]

The Thought For Food TFF challenge 2018

​Join the 2018 TFF Challenge to form teams and develop breakthrough solutions that address the global challenge of feeding 9+ billion people by the year 2050. By participating in the TFF Challenge, you are joining a movement of young innovators from 130 different countries who are reshaping our global food system. We believe that openness, collaboration, and an […]

How can I create content for social media?

Lara booked a digital strategy consultation session this January. She has just started a business that would revolutionize the way local food is consumed by the young and upwardly mobile in Ibadan. She found She learns here on Instagram and after following and being a part of our trainings for about 4 months, she gave […]

Aspire small business growth fund.

Aspire Small Business Fund About GroFin: GroFin is a pioneering development financier specializing in financing and supporting small and growing businesses (SGBs) across Africa and the Middle East. GroFin combines patient capital and specialized business support to grow emerging market enterprises.  Aspire Small Business Fund: Incorporated in July 2013 to serve growth-oriented small enterprises in the Niger Delta region. Fund Size: US$ 10 million Focus: Create sustainable […]

Content, not you, is king!

Whenever you are crafting your Content for social media, CRM, site and all other marketing materials, remember, it’s not about you, it’s about your clients.  You need to ask yourself certain questions: Who are my clients? What do they do? What do they like? Are they millennials who speak the language of the fast and […]

Next Generation Women Leaders

Be inspired. Make a difference. McKinsey invites female students and experienced professionals based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to join us for our 5th Next Generation Women Leaders event. We passionately believe in developing outstanding female leaders. We do so every day, internally and with our clients. Take the next step in your […]

Tony Elumelu foundation Entrepreneurship program 2018

Apply for the chance to get seed Funding of up to 2 tranches of $5,000 each, training, mentorship and to be a part of a growing network of African Entrepreneurs. Open: To startups and Entrepreneurs from all the 54 African Countries – For Africans based in Africans Worth: $100M for 10,000 Startups/Entrepreneurs The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is […]