7 Info-Technology Skills you need to secure your Financial Future in today’s Workplace

Within a few years, information went from being stored in file cabinets, to floppy discs, to flash drives, to shared servers and now to clouds. Today employees are being laid off in large numbers, not because of the bad economic times, but mostly because of technology shift. Think about this statement by Bill Gates while […]

Entrepreneur? Apply for DEMO Africa 2015 – Get Funding & Media Publicity

Are you working on an exciting company with massive potential to scale? Is 2015 the year you plan to go big? The application window for DEMO 2015 is now open! DEMO Africa allows start-ups from all over Africa to meet VCs, investors, tech acquisition specialists, IT buyers and media from across the region and around the globe. […]

5 Entrepreneurs who proved you don’t need a ‘Great Idea’ to start a successful business

First published on: January 14, 2014 Do you aspire to become an entrepreneur; a business owner? May be you are consistently in a brainstorming session to discover that proverbial great idea that will take the world by surprise before you launch your business. Like gold, great idea is precious and not readily available. The skill […]

And the 1,000 Winners of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme are?

The year 2015 started in a high spirit for aspiring African entrepreneurs as the Tony Elumelu Foundation announced its entrepreneurship programme for the continents creative minds. An initiative to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs within 10 years, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – TEEP – opened for application on 1 January through 1 March 2015. […]

Anzisha Prize $75,000 Young Entrepreneurs Awards by African Leadership Academy (ALA) 2015

The Anzisha Prize seeks to award young entrepreneurs who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities. 12 finalists from across Africa will win an all-expenses paid trip to South Africa to be a part of a week-long entrepreneurship workshop and conference at the African Leadership Academy […]

Deadline Extended! How to Apply for YouWiN Business Plan Competition 2014

Note: The application deadline of the 2014 YouWIN business plan competition has been extended to 13th February 2015 With YouWIN, turn your entrepreneurial aspirations into reality. YouWiN! stands for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is an innovative business plan competition aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting aspiring entrepreneurial youth in Nigeria […]

3 Life-Changing African Opportunities You Don’t Want to Miss in 2015

As the New Year is fresh in mind, the dominant question in mind of everyone is, “How will you make 2015 a great year?” There are several ways to achieve this. Like set SMART goals, make new friend, start a business or even prepare to win a scholarship. If you are planning to start or […]

How to Benefit from Tony Elumelu $100 million to create 10,000 African Entrepreneurs in 10 Years

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – TEEP – to offer 10,000 aspiring African Entrepreneurs an opportunity to benefit from $100 million grant to create 1,000,000 jobs and contribute $10 billion in annual revenues to Africa’s economy over the next 10 years. Opportunity is open to: All citizens (18 and above) and legal residents of […]