Monday, March 10, 2014

A Global Movement For Entrepreneurship - IndieGogo Campaign

Posted in: , ,

As a growing entrepreneur, I was very interested when I found out about the Billion Entrepreneurs movement and watched the preview of the movie. The objective of this global movement is to plant the seed of entrepreneurship into multiple generations and re-define the word, “entrepreneurship” to mean, “Taking responsibility for outcomes." This ultimately means taking responsibility for one’s life and current situation and I'm all for that.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Do You Want to Know More about the SURE-P Graduate Internship Scheme? I Did.

Posted in: , , ,

Those who have been following my entrepreneurial endeavors know I applied for the YOUWIN grant last year. I did not win, and so funds remain tight for my fledgling business. On it appears there's another way I can obtain support from the government, that is in the area of employees, who will be paid by the government. No, this is not the NYSC, but something similar.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Building Entrepreneurs Today - Third Edition Applications

Posted in: , ,

I just submitted my application for the YOUWIN program yesterday. It was gruelling, but I'm glad I stuck through with it, and I am really wishing I scale through. For others like me who are interested in starting small businesses and need initial startup capital, this is another opportunity.

BET is supported by Diamond Bank to encourage interest in entrepreneurship. 50 entrepreneurs from the numerous applicants will be selected to undergo a 30-day intensive Entrepreneurial Management Training out of which 15 Top breed entrepreneurs will be selected for Business Development Support. Five (5) outstanding applicants/entrepreneurs will qualify for the Next Level Award which is the sum of N3 million each as a capital boost in support of their respective businesses.

1. Applicant must have a fully functional business (at least 3months in operations)
2. Applicant MUST not have attended any entrepreneurial Management program at EDC.
3. The business must have high growth potential.

Click here to download the BET 3 application form. Completed application forms should be submitted to Interested applicants can also visit SMEToolkit or the EDC Website. Application to the program is open to the general public, and is from March 19 to April 5, 2013. Please spread the word to your family and friends.