The EKITI EVENT VENDORS CONFERENCE presents LEVEL UP, a business and leadership conference for entrepreneurs and brands.⁣ ⁣ This is coming up on the 15th of August, 2019.⁣ Venue: Damlek Hall, Ado Ekiti.⁣ Time: 10am.⁣ Our initiator, Olubunmi Fajuyigbe was a keynote speaker at last year’s edition and it was a wonderful experience for the […]

Femmepreneur spotlight: Ogechi Ofurum-Omeike, founder Techie and Savvy

This week, our spotlight is on Ogechi Ofurum-Omeike. Ogechi is the founder and CEO of Techie and Savvy and the convener of the Future Business Leaders Conference. She is responsible for steering the organization towards enviable heights by initiating and executing innovative ideas to drive business growth, profitability, continuity and providing strategic direction and leadership. […]

Cartier Women’s Initiative 2019

Since 2006, the Cartier Women’s Initiative has supported 219 female entrepreneurs worldwide. Each year, 21 finalists representing 7 regions (Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa, East Asia and South Asia & Oceania) are selected during the first round of the competition. These finalists are then invited […]

Much ado about blogging

Quite a number of people have asked me what they can do to make their businesses more visible on the internet. And one of the answers I give them is If you love to write, “start a blog or contribute to a blog”. What is a blog? According to Google dictionary, a blog is a […]


Background The world has gone digital and if you are struggling to keep up, you are definitely not alone. In a brochure titled EMPOWERING WOMEN IN THE DIGITAL AGE: WHERE DO WE STAND? Which was prepared by the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI), under the supervision of Gabriela Ramos, OECD Sherpa and […]

The next titan season 5

The next Titan season 5

Get a chance to win N5m in the Next titan competition. The TV Reality Show which is in its fifth season gives an opportunity to young talented Nigerians who have great and innovative business ideas to compete against one another in real-life entrepreneurial challenges in a bid to ultimately win Five Million Naira and a […]

Unilever young Entrepreneurs award 2018

What to enter? We’re looking for initiatives relating to one or more of the eight categories we’re focusing on: Zero Hunger, Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Clean Water and Sanitation, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Responsible Consumption and Production and Climate Action. Whether it’s with an initiative, product or service, if you’ve […]

Call for RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Applications

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a network of 85 Universities in 35 African countries is pleased to announce the 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) whose overall purpose is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of […]

Wennovation Hub’s Incubation Program – Cohort 1

Wennovation Hub’s Incubation Program is designed to help entrepreneurs quickly test and validate their ideas using basic business tools whilst supporting entrepreneurs with access to funding, mentoring and business advisory.  This Incubation program is in partnership with LoftyInc capital management. An organization set out to invest in early stage startups in Africa.  Who can apply?  […]

 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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GYBO 2018: Choosing the right keywords for your business.

What are keywords? Keywords are ideas and topics that define what your content (business, webpage, blogpost) is all about. They are the words or phrases that people type into search engines when looking for a business like yours or a topic of interest to them. For example, if I wake up in the 5th of January […]

GIST Tech-I Competition

Overview The GIST Tech-I Competition is an annual competition for science and technology entrepreneurs from emerging economies worldwide. Aspiring innovators submit their ideas and startups online which are then reviewed by experts and voted on by the global voting public in order to determine the finalists. New this year, U.S. Department of State is inviting […]

3 apps to create beautiful Instagram and Facebook posts.

Do you wonder how people create beautiful posts like this☝? Download these apps Canva Desgyner Wordcloud from your appstore and get designing. You can also design more than social media posts. Other things you can design include- logos, flyers and brochures, complimentary cards, ebook covers, presentations, Christmas cards, resumes and CVs and so much more. […]

Canva app now on Google play store.

For sometime now, lovers of the app that made design easy peasy for non designers, Canva had been limited to only desktop usage or mobile devices using the IOS (apple operating system). Recently however, the creators of the App based in Sydney Australia, have rolled out the Android version of the app. So if you […]