Month: March 2018

Tech for success

This is a brief recap of the talk by Olubunmi Fajuyigbe the Initiator of She Learns Here at the encounter women’s retreat of Global harvest Church held last weekend at the #redemptioncamp.  “Streetwise women: Excelling in business and career with #technology: Positioning Texts: Isaiah 60: 1-3 Mark 4:21-22 Ruth 2:1-9  Opportunities abound. But #opportunities are drawn to energy and energy in turn, produced by desire.  Do you desire progress? Apply your energy by positioning yourself …

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Call for Youth Leader Applications

The organizers of the 2018 ICFP are seeking youth leaders aged 18 to 25 years old to be keynote speakers, media makers and moderators for sessions at the conference. Young people who are selected will have conference registration and travel costs covered, and will play an essential role in providing a youth perspective and voice to the program. In the spirit of using digital communications to spread the word about family planning, the 2018 ICFP …

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Lagos FastTrack EventStartupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp Africa is looking for startups with innovative solutions including diversified financial services, e-commerce, internet of things (IoT) and a broad range of other scalable technologies to attend their FastTrack event in Lagos on 7 April.  FastTracks are informal events that Startupbootcamp uses as part of the screening process for the Startupbootcamp accelerator program starting in September in Cape Town. By participating in the FastTrack event, you will get instant feedback from a panel of …

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Marketing benefits over features

Hi learners. Let’s talk about Digital marketing! So many clients, especially the older women in their 40s and 50s usually have absolutely no clue what to do when it comes to this “online thing” as they call it. But I’m glad to let you know that there isn’t much of a difference between digital and traditional marketing. Today I want to talk about marketing your why over your what. Frankly , no one cares about …

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LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY

ABOUT LAGOS STARTUP DEALDAY The Lagos Angel Network (LAN) announces that applications are now open for the 1st DealDay event for 2018. The Lagos StartUp DealDay is an Angel investment round run by the Lagos Angel Network. This events brings together LAN members, other angel investors and Lagos start-up ecosystem players in a process where the most worthy startup ventures (in target sectors) pitch. As an investment vehicle, Lagos StartUp DealDay has raised over N200 …

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What’s in a business plan?

I watch the #CBS program “Undercover boss” a lot. One day, my daughter asked me why. My response, because one day, my business is going to be that big that I can give away millions of naira to deserving staff. But these people didn’t just get to where they are, there’s a lot that goes into planning and execution. In the last post, we discussed why you should have a business plan as a #bosslady …

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5 reasons why you should have a business plan.

In this post, I’ll give you 5 reasons why you should have a business plan. There are more than 5, but I hope these 5 are compelling enough to get you thinking. . 1. To develop a strategy: A business plan is not a fancy, 30 paged document with a lot of big grammar that you employ someone to craft for you when you want to get a grant or loan. It’s much more than …

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Anzisha prize for young Entrepreneurs

Applications close 31st of March, 2018 The Anzisha Prize seeks to award young entrepreneurs who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities. 15 finalists from across Africa win a spot in a lifelong fellowship what will help to accelerate their path to entrepreneurship success. The first step in this journey is that they win an all-expenses paid trip to South Africa to be a part of …

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AfricanEntrepreneurship Award ($1m award)

Now Accepting Submissions. Are you looking for mentoring to launch or grow your business or idea in Africa? Join the journey to receive free, online mentoring from over 400 entrepreneurs, investors and business owners. Innovation New technology, new business model or attempting to solve a problem that’s never been solved before in your region. CRITERIA INCLUDE Is it durable? Is it multi-functional? Is it environmentally sustainable? Is it low cost? Sports Promotes integrity, perseverance and …

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OXFAM – EDC SME Development Programme in Nigeria

Do you manage an SME and are you ready for GROWTH? Do you want to get tailor-made support to boost your business and tackle your challenges? Do you want to diversify your market, increase your competitiveness, improve the value chain of your sector, and create opportunities to manage your business in a more sustainable and responsible manner? Apply for the Oxfam-EDC SME Development Program and get your business diagnosed by experts to identify improvement opportunities …

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Africa4her 2018

Each action you take to increase a woman’s access to equal opportunities in the workplace, a girl’s access education, and steps you take to eliminate gender-based violence benefits your community, country, and continent. This year, let’s press for progress. We are thrilled to launch the 2018 edition of Africa4Her! This year Africa4Her is dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurs by raising awareness of the challenges they face and empowering you to take positive action to address …

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