Month: April 2019

How to get funding to start or grow your business.

Getting access to funding for Nigerian entrepreneurs can be really tough especially for women. But this doesn’t mean it is impossible. Here are 5 obvious and not so obvious ways to raise capital for your business. 1. Save: If you currently work White or blue (whatever color, lol) collar, your best bet is to start saving even if you don’t have an entrepreneurial idea yet. That way, you already have a pool of funds to …

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3 ways to make extra money from your business by going digital.

Did you know that as a business owner who has some years of experience in a particular field you can make money through digital products? What are digital products? They are intangible assets, meaning they are not physical products that can be held but they can be shared, downloaded, streamed and so on. The advantages of having digital products are innumerable and include: 1. Residual income: Take the pain to create it once and keep …

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$1m Africa Netpreneur Prize by Jack Ma

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation. Our mission is to identify and spotlight African entrepreneur heroes and their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. The Prize will host a grand finale pitch competition in Africa where ten finalists from across the continent will compete for a share of US$1 million in total grant prize money. Make it to the grand finale …

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Africa Geographic Photographer Of The Year 2019

The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2019 competition will run from December 2018 to May 2019. Entries – of African wildlife, landscapes, and culture – can be submitted up to midnight (CAT) on Tuesday, 30 April 2019, after which they will close and the winners will be announced end of May 2019. Entries will compete for the following coveted titles: • The overall winner – 2019 Photographer of the Year • The first runner-up; …

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Femmepreneur spotlight: Adeife Abiodun-Adeyemi Of AjowithAdeife

This week, our female in business spotlight is on Adeife Abiodun-Adeyemi. Read on to learn more about the amazing work she is doing. Tell us about yourself * I am a work-from-home entrepreneur. I am the Founder of AjowithAdeife. I am passionate about business startups, financial independence for women and women empowerment. I love to teach and design graphics. I am a Christian and I am married with children. Tell us about your business * …

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Google podcast creator program

Have you ever wondered, could I make a great podcast? Apply and find out! The Google Podcasts creator program seeks to increase the diversity of voices in the industry globally and lower barriers to podcasting. Selected teams will receive seed funding and participate in an intensive training program. The program is run by PRX, a pioneer in podcast training and education. PRX will be accepting applications March 18, 2019 – April 28, 2019. Click here …

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Peter Drucker Essay contest 2018

Since the late Middle Ages, the notion of the “Renaissance Man” has celebrated those people who are well-rounded, broadly knowledgeable and capable across the arts and the sciences, and able to approach problems holistically. This year marks the five hundredth year since the passing of the world’s most famous Renaissance Man: Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian polymath who simultaneously excelled as scientist, engineer, writer, artist, and musician. Today, highly educated people tend more toward specialization, …

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Google Business Groups ibadan training

Enjoy some pictures from yesterday’s @gbgibadan training on @Google forms and AdSense. The initiator of She Learns Here, Olubunmi Fajuyigbe was there to facilitate and help the participants get familiar with Google forms and to setup their Blogspot blogs in anticipation of using AdSense. Do you know the Google products available for improving sales and business processes? There are so many of them! She Learns Here Academy is available for corporate trainings on digital skills …

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Femmepreneur spotlight: Deborah Ugochukwu, TIA A academy.

Deborah Ugochukwu is an Amazon Bestselling Author, a goal coach, speaker and an entrepreneur advocate. She is the founder and Lead Igniter at The Ignite Academy (TIA), a community where Goal getters are ignited and equipped to break new grounds. Deborah is a member of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and has also been shortlisted by AFRESIST amongst the top 50 finalists in Africa for the Youth Leadership Program 2019 which will be taking …

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Miss.Africa Digital Seed Funding Tech Initiative for women in Africa

Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy, is announcing a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is interested in learning about successful activities that are currently supporting women and girls in STEM, and through this effort, we …

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Women we admire: Afua Osei

Afua Osei is a co-founder of She Leads Africa, a media company for millennial African women. She is an expert in creating digital content and live experiences that impact and connect with a new generation of smart, ambitious African women. Afua started SLA with Yasmin Belo-Osagie, a colleague from McKinsey & Company and the two have since been named by Forbes Africa as 2 of the youngest power women in Africa (2014). Afua was also …

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