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Apply for Ubi Franklin Startup Fund Deadline: 22nd May, 2017. Do you have a business idea that needs funding? Are looking to expand your existing business? Apply for “The UbiFranklin Start-Up Fund” The fund will support 10 outstanding Nigerian businesses with N500,000 each. Shortlisted participants will take part in a boot-camp where they will pitch … Continue reading Business Plan & Investor Forums – Nigeria
The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation is a global venture philanthropy firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises. We believe that with early funding and rigorous support, exceptional leaders, tackling some of society’s most complex problems, can make the world a better place
Echoing Green will provide more than $4.6 million in unrestricted seed-stage funding and strategic foundational support this year to emerging leaders working to bring about positive social change.
Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa “Unlocking Africa’s clean energy potential for employment and economic growth”
SEEDSTARS WORLD BUSINESSPLAN COMPETITION Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1 Million in emerging market startups through its exclusive startup competition in over 65 countries. Local Competitions We run 65+ local competitions where we identify the best seed-stage startups. In addition to having the top startups pitching, our events are filled with disruptive … Continue reading International Business plan Competitions & Investor Forums
Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) Launches as a New Entity Nairobi, 8thMay 2017: The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) limited - a spin-off of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) - was today launched at an event held in Nairobi. While making the announcement during the launch, AECF’s Board Chair, Lord Paul … Continue reading Continental Business plan Competitions & Investor Forums
TECHNOLOGY FOR GOOD ACCELERATOR 2017 The Safaricom Foundation Technology for Good Accelerator is a three months long incubation and seed-funding program that empowers entrepreneurs to launch globally scalable mobile tech driven startups that solve relevant local challenges. Details: Selection-Our selection process is a unique full-day workshop and pitch presentation (after a week) where participants are … Continue reading Kenya – Businessplan Competitions; Lion’s Den, Technology For Good
In this is information age, the more we know the more we need. Information is more than ever, crucial for every entrepreneur to make wholesome decisions. Without information, we are limited in knowledge and, therefore, cannot make the right decisions. It is said information is the key to success however if this were true most … Continue reading Is Information Equal To Success?
I formed a WhatsApp group for my multi-level marketing team and I must say what I consider most disturbing was the lack of focus for the group. Often it felt like I was on my own. Despite all the agreed rules, the only time they made posts it was totally unrelated to the business of … Continue reading Fast Track To Success 3; Keep On Walking!
As entrepreneurs one of the things that we continuously need a good portion of is self motivation. The willingness and ability to keep going when things are not going as I would like them to can be a tall order. And many fall on the sidelines of the entrepreneurial journey. However, difficult times come and … Continue reading 9 Ways To Motivate Yourself
Another beautiful day, week and my question to you is - how committed are you to your success in the different areas of your life?Whether it's in marriage, your relationship with God, your business or groups you belong to there are simple ways of telling whether someone is committed or not. Commitment is shown in … Continue reading A Key To Success: Active Commitment
From Ideas to Actions was the theme of the UNCTAD 14 conference. Even as the delegates tried to discuss what actions should be taken, there are a lot of decisions not yet agreed on. Moving from ideas to action may seem like a tall order but entrepreneurs in Africa, more than anywhere in the world, … Continue reading From Ideas To Action – In A Continent Facing Numerous Business Challenges
This programme ensures you Understand yourself better as a business leader Improve your processes Unearth the growth opportunities around you Package yourself and your business better Get key partners Take off!! The sessions are run online so you can attend wherever you are. For more information click Here
For Many Entrepreneurs There Is NO Payday! Your business should be able to pay you. However little. This ensures that you get something out of your efforts even if the business were to go under and gives a sense of satisfaction. Also you would not work for someone else for nothing so treat your self … Continue reading Does Your Business Pay You?
The difference between a business you absolutely love doing and a hobby is the business pays. In this section, we discuss the different ways your clients can make payments whether you are serving them off or online. 1. Income: Cash, Credit & Checks a. Cash For many small businesses, payments are made in cash. … Continue reading Does Your Business Pay …Hobby Or Business?
While historically monitoring and evaluation systems are used by NGOs and development organisations to monitor the implementation of projects funded by them, increasingly, inclusive businesses have started using them to evaluate their impact on communities as they focus at the bottom of the pyramid. Many entrepreneurs starting businesses in the continent do so with the … Continue reading How Is The Business Doing?
Technology can help boost your performance or be the barrier to achieving your objectives depending on how it is implemented. While internet connection could be better in most parts of the continent a good number of technologies for small business is dependent on it. Costs for good internet connection are not necessarily affordable for small … Continue reading Business 24/7 – Using Technology To Boost Your Productivity
Effective selling is about getting involved in activities that bring home the money. Your whole plan as you set up your business is to eventually generate sales because you satisfy a need. You do this by communicating your offering in a language your client can understand and relate to. They will only buy from you … Continue reading Sell It!