Month: April 2018

 Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

closes on Monday, 14th May, 2018. Wanted: Digital Innovations to Stop Fall Armyworm in its Tracks About the Prize At present, FAW in Africa threatens harvests and economic growth on a continental scale. Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, aims to transform lives toward a world where people no longer face extreme poverty, undernutrition and hunger.  To achieve this, Feed the Future works hand-in-hand with partner countries to develop …

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POSTCODE LOTTERY GREEN CHALLENGE 2018

DO YOU COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE? Are you an innovative entrepreneur with a sustainable business plan that contributes to an eco-friendly lifestyle and reduces greenhouse-gas emissions? Your plan might be worth €500,000! The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is one of the world’s largest competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship. Green start-ups from all over the world can submit their promising sustainable business plans. The winner will receive €500,000 to further develop the product or service, …

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How to use YouTube to increase visibility and sales.

*How to use YouTube to increase visibility and sales. . *Are YOU TUBEless? (Did you get the joke?) YouTube is a great app owned by Google that allows you to have your own media company on a tight budget. With YouTube, you have freedom to express yourself in videos. . *If you are a regular YouTube video watcher, you will realize that it is easy to get popular when you are consistent. If your business …

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Build your tribe!

How to have Zero followers yet thousands of sales ​3 : Build your tribe!!! *Have you heard recent tales of people being locked out of their facebook and Instagram accounts? All the followers gone, and they go back to zero level! Quite unfortunate right? But you don’t necessarily have to go back to zero level of you had your own tribe on your own (not borrowed land). *What does this mean? You can build your …

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What’s your online business strategy?

​How to have Zero followed yet thousands of sales 2 : What’s your battle plan?  Running a business especially online is like fighting  a war ( believe it or not) and going anywhere to fight a battle without a strategy is like a plan for failure. What’s your goal for being online? Don’t make the mistake of thinking we all have the same goals. No we don’t! Some people want to be Social media influencers, …

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How to have Zero followers yet thousands of sales

Look around you. On facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google search, nairaland, naijiagist, LindaIkejis blog… There are problems everywhere.  Listen: to what people are searching for, asking for, talking about.  What do they want? What’s lacking? Learn: What problem do I have (or can aquire) the skills and passion to solve? What solutions exist to this problem? What are the strengths of these solutions What are their limitations. How can I do it better? Create a solution:  …

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United Nations Industrial Development Organisation UNIDO/ HP-LIFE online entrepreneurship academy.

The Federal Government of Nigeria discovered that many small businesses fail within 3 years of startup. Not because the owner doesn’t have fantastic ideas or lack of skills but because of a knowledge gap. This necessitated the partnership between the Federal Government, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation UNIDO, and Hewlett-Packard HP, to appoint and equip institutions to train small business owners in the art and science of practical, 21st century business management. She learns here, …

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2018 WIMBIZ CAPITAL (WIMCAP) TRAINING

  Are you a female entrepreneur? Do you want to grow your business to profitability?Register for our WIMBIZ Capital (WIMCAP) training. The 2018 WIMCAP Training for Female Entrepreneur is designed to equip entrepreneurs with the skills and tool for instituting systems and structures that will enable them to grow their businesses, attract investments and create job. This year’s training is funded by ACT Foundation, it will be held in 3 locations: Abuja: May 7 – 8, 2018 …

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Young and female entrepreneurs, win Pitch AgriHack 2018, grow your start-up!

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRA), Women in Tech Africa, Wennovation Hub (Nigeria) and Suguba (regional), is launching Pitch AgriHack 2018. The theme for this year’s edition is “Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific”. The competition is open to both male and female founders and co-founders of e-agri start-ups, and, more specifically, to companies owners of platforms (websites, …

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NaijaGems Photography contest

Abuja, Nigeria – The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is inviting Nigerians to compete in its NaijaGems photography contest, an initiative of the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington. The contest opens on Friday, April 6, 2018 and submissions are due on May 4, 2018. The top photos will win prizes. This contest will offer Nigerians an opportunity to showcase the beauty of their country through magnificent photography and tell a positive story through pictures. …

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FATE foundation Agribusiness Accelerator Programme 

ScaleUp Lab by FATE Foundation is a unique Accelerator Programme aimed at providing targeted support to growth stage high-potential ventures within the targeted growth sectors of the Nigerian economy namely: Agribusiness Accelerator Programme Creatives Ventures Accelerator Programme (Coming soon) Edu-business Accelerator Programme (Coming soon) Health Ventures Accelerator Programme (Coming soon) The Agribusiness Accelerator Programme targets outstanding Nigerian agribusiness entrepreneurs whose businesses are currently at growth stage (2-4 years) and who are looking to scale their business …

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