Friday, October 18, 2019

Meet Ada Osakwe, the Agri-business Advocate

"I believe it is important you start even if it Is small, start with a view of putting the right structures in place in your business that would allow you to be big." Ada Osakwe Ada Osakwe is a Nigerian economist, food investor, corporate executive, an entrepreneur and agri-business advocate. She is the founder...

Meet Fifi Ejindu, Nigerian Neo-traditional Architect

"Africa is in the hands of Africans and we must all rise to the challenge.” Fifi Ejendu Offiong Ekanem Ejindu aka Princess Fifi Ejindu is the CEO of Building Support Systems and the Principal Partner of Starcrest Group of Companies. She is a Nigerian Neo-traditional Architect, a fashionista, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Fifi...

Bolanle Austen-Peters, founder of Terra-Kulture

“Until you understand that time is something you cannot cheat, you will not go very far in business." Bolanle Austen-Peters  Bolanle Austen-Peters is the founder of Terra Kulture and Bolanle Austen Productions (BAP) Productions. She is a lawyer, a theatre and onscreen movie producer and director. She is an art enthusiast and has changed...

Piggybank encourages Nigerians to save money

A recently developed Nigerian fintech start-up publicly declares it's successful ability to raise over a $1.1M seed Fundraise to kick start its online savings platform popularly known as Piggybank.ng.With a powerful combination of business-minded people like  Somto Ifezue, Odunayo Eweniyi and Joshua Chibueze Piggybank.ng came to. They came up with a way of tackling a problem...

Rising through challenges; The story of Dantata

Once recognized as the richest Nigerian and one of the few richest in Africa in the early 1950s before he passed away. Alhaji Alhasssan Dantata whose major occupation was trading was born in 1877, brought up, stayed, died on the 17th of August 1955 and was buried in Kano. Alhaji Dantata while alive was...

Lee Byung-Chul, the founder of Samsung

Lee Byung-Chul.An entrepreneur is a person who has a vision that could change millions of lives and help the country grow economically at the same time. This vision brings creative ideas and creates employment opportunities for helping society prosper. When it comes to electronics and plastic market, China tops the list, top apparel,...

Social media have turned everyone to digital traders

Flashback ten years ago, when I was much younger, it was a sort of shameful thing to tell your peers in class that your parents are traders. Most especially, if you happened to attend the same school with kids whose parents where doctors, lawyers, and other prominent professionals. Saying your parents are traders or sellers then...

Fidelity Bank’s Funding Connect to empower 3,000 SMEs

Over 3,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) is expected to participate in the upcoming Fidelity Bank’s SME Funding Connect initiative. The aim of this initiative is to bridge the gap of funding among SME. Executive Director, Shared Services and Products, Chijioke Ugochukwu, said the bank came up with the initiative to deepen the conversation...

Why many SMEs in Nigeria remain small.

By Edikan Ukpong The big question is: why do many small businesses, SMEs in Nigeria remain small? And, the big businesses keep on growing. Neil Patel of Forbes agrees that 90% of startups fail. Why? It is a pathetic record that most start-ups fail within the first five years of its start. Can anything...

Billionaire Motsepe;acquires 25% stake in estate planning firm

Patrice Motsepe a South African billionaire has acquires 25% shareholding in specialist financial services firm Capital Legacy for an undisclosed amount. Motsepe acquired the stakes through his empowerment investment holding company African Rainbow Capital (ARC). ARC, with this transaction, has completed its existing financial services investments with Capital Legacy and Companies, an...

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