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How To Start Your Business With Zero Capital

Article By Adepeju Jaiyeoba ‘If you can’t start a business with $0, being an entrepreneur is probably not for you.’ I read this quote recently and it resonated deeply. Today, let’s talk about how to start a business with $0. (Note that I said start, not run or finish) 1. Dissect your idea– if you are like me that gets ...

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How To Start A Business

Article On How To Start A Business By Adepeju Jaiyeoba Many times when people ask me how to start a business or an organisation, I simply tell them just start! Just do it!! Take some steps, anything to show movements and progression. Today, I’m sharing three practical ways to actually start your business or organisation: 1. Do Your Research: In ...

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NCMG Peace Awards 2018; Call For Nominations Before 31st of July

NCMG International is a Lagos-based non for profit organization. NCMG International has opened a call for the NCMG Peace Award. The Peace Award recognize and honour individuals and organizations that continually make exemplary commitment and outstanding contribution to the pursuit of peace, justice building and institutional development while championing the capacity of humanity to live in harmonious adjustment with one ...

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How To Prepare For Opportunities After Rejections

Article By Adepeju Jaiyeoba This week, the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Fulbright Application results as well as the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program’s results came in. I know how it feels to have expectations dashed when not selected so I decided to share with you some of my personal stories around application rejections. In 2011, I had recently graduated and wanted to ...

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Registering A Social Enterprise? Here’s What You Should Know.

Article by Adepeju Jaiyeoba If you are an aspiring social entrepreneur, existing social entrepreneur or seeking legal registration for your social enterprise, this is for you. Today, let’s talk about the important issue of legal registration for social enterprises and the dilemma of a social entrepreneur. Last Sunday, I taught a one day certificate course in nonprofit and social enterprise ...

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Five Key Things Entrepreneurs Running StartUps Should Avoid

Article by Adepeju Jaiyeoba Yesterday, I read the story of a lady who called out her employer, a young entrepreneur who runs a food business, for owing her and her colleagues salaries close to six months. As the young entrepreneur struggled to defend herself, detailing how her food business ran down, she opened up on her struggles. Here are five ...

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Six Things Funders Like To See Before Funding.

Article by Adepeju Jaiyeoba Earlier this week, I shared fundraising experiences with NGO leaders at the US Consulate in Lagos. If you have ever wondered what investors or funders look out for before investing in your organizations or businesses, here are a few points you may find useful: 1. Traction- Funders like to see traction. They like to know that ...

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Attend 2017 YouthPreneur Business Summit This November

The annual YOUTHPRENEUR BUSINESS SUMMIT (YBS) is organised by the Youthpreneur Business Development Network, a non-profit organisation empowering youth-owned businesses for accelerated growth and enhancing their contributions to economic development. The summit brings together innovative and ambitious youths to inspire and challenge one other in entrepreneurial approaches to the Nigerian economy. The summit focuses on learning, sharing ideas and mentoring for young ...

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Creative Volunteers Needed for Grow Women Owned Business Training This July

Grow Women Owned Business (GWOB) requests the expertise of Photographers, Videographers, Graphic Designers, Bloggers, Social Media Assistant, Photo and Video Editors as volunteers for her FREE Training Workshop, scheduled to take place at Barack Obama American Corner ADDRESS: Ovie Brume Foundation 29A Gafar Animashaun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Victoria Island, Lagos.DATES: Tuesday, 25th & Wednesday, 26th ...

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Attend Free Digital Skills Training Workshop for Female Entrepreneurs this July

Grow Women-Owned Businesses (GWOB) Initiative, invites you to her FREE Digital Skills Training Workshop for Female Entrepreneurs on Digital & Social Media Strategy on  Tuesday, 25th July 2017 & Wednesday, 26th July 2017. TIME: 9am – 1pm prompt. VENUE: Barack Obama American Corner Ovie Brume Foundation 29A Gafar Animashaun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street (behind Zenith Bank Headquarters), Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria The objectives of the ...

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