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BUSINESS

10 Steps to Finishing Your Business Year Stronger than Ever

29th September 2023

  As a business owner, you’ll want to meet your targets for the year before the final quarter runs out. But maybe, like so many SMEs and startups, you’ve already fallen short of your aims so far, and reaching them already seems like a longshot. Don’t despair. If you get things together and play the … Continue reading 10 Steps to Finishing Your Business Year Stronger than Ever

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FinTech Opportunities

Exhibit for Free at the CBN-Backed International Financial Inclusion Conference 2023

28th September 2023

  If you are a FinTech and you’d like to secure greater visibility for your startup, here’s an opportunity you can take advantage of. The second edition of the International Financial Inclusion Conference (IFIC) is set to be held this October. Besides the many attractions and highlights of this event, financial technology businesses are being … Continue reading Exhibit for Free at the CBN-Backed International Financial Inclusion Conference 2023

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Opportunities

Get a Free Retail Stall at the GTCO Fashion Weekend 2023

  Guaranty Trust Holding Company, the parent corporation of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has announced that it is offering stalls at the upcoming GTCO Fashion Weekend to businesses for free. If you are a fashion business and you’re looking to sell your wares and gain broad exposure for your brand, here’s an opportunity you’ll want … Continue reading Get a Free Retail Stall at the GTCO Fashion Weekend 2023

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BUSINESS

Top 10 Questions About Club Connect, Answered

  If you own and run a business in Nigeria, there’s a lot you can gain from joining Club Connect, a dedicated business community. Such organized setups offer numerous benefits to members, including many that help them grow and scale their enterprises. They effectively solve a good deal of problems that the typical Nigerian SME, … Continue reading Top 10 Questions About Club Connect, Answered

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Opportunities

$100,000 Investment on Offer in the THRIVE Global Accelerator Program 2024

If you run an AgriTech or FoodTech (or are part of one) and you’d like to secure funding and technical support to grow and scale it, here’s an opportunity you should consider taking advantage of. The THRIVE Global Accelerator Program is currently accepting applications from startups working across the agrifood value chain in countries all … Continue reading $100,000 Investment on Offer in the THRIVE Global Accelerator Program 2024

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BUSINESS

Choosing a Corporate Social Responsibility Project

  Ideally, businesses, whether they are startups or established companies, strive to be socially responsible. They demonstrate their commitment to the welfare of their host communities (or the broader district or region in which they are domiciled) by executing corporate social responsibility projects aimed at improving people’s lives. Such projects don’t just tick a box … Continue reading Choosing a Corporate Social Responsibility Project

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BUSINESS

Connect Nigeria Business Mixer: Meet The Speaker

27th September 2023

  Are you ready to unlock the secrets of business success and innovation? The Connect Nigeria Business Mixer promises to be an evening filled with inspiration, networking, and invaluable insights. Mark your calendars for Friday, September 29, 2023, at 4 p.m. as we gather at a prime location in the heart of Ikeja, Lagos. This … Continue reading Connect Nigeria Business Mixer: Meet The Speaker

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Opportunities

The Baker Hughes Early Career Graduate Internship Program

  Baker Hughes, one of the world’s largest oil field services companies, is inviting recent graduates who want to build a career in field engineering to apply for a place in its Early Career Graduate Internship Program. The company describes the program as a “career-shaping experience”, and promises that participants will be grounded in the … Continue reading The Baker Hughes Early Career Graduate Internship Program

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Opportunities

Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Fourth Week September 2023

  These are some of the latest job vacancies in Nigeria for the fourth week of September 2023. Payroll Specialist, Jumia Nigeria Jumia is looking to hire a Payroll Specialist. This person will manage the company’s payroll, calculate wages based on hours worked, make payments with the approval of upper management, and prepare reports for … Continue reading Latest Job Vacancies in Nigeria, Fourth Week September 2023

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BUSINESS

6 Steps to Reducing Your Customer Acquisition Costs

  Customer acquisition is an important component of any business’s growth strategy, but it can also be a costly endeavour. High customer acquisition costs (CAC) can eat into your profits and hinder your ability to scale effectively. Fortunately, there are several strategies you can employ to reduce your CAC while still attracting high-quality customers. In … Continue reading 6 Steps to Reducing Your Customer Acquisition Costs

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BUSINESS

How You Can Manage a Damaged Brand Reputation

26th September 2023

  Maintaining a positive reputation is vital for the success and longevity of any Nigerian brand. However, challenges can arise, and negative incidents may occur that threaten to tarnish a brand’s image. In such situations, it is crucial for brands to respond proactively and effectively to manage and rebuild their damaged reputation. This article explores … Continue reading How You Can Manage a Damaged Brand Reputation

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BUSINESS TECH

The Path to Securing U.S. Funders for Your Nigerian Tech Startup

  Securing funding is a critical milestone for any tech startup, and for Nigerian entrepreneurs operating in Nigeria, tapping into the U.S. funding ecosystem can provide invaluable opportunities for growth and expansion. However, the process of attracting U.S. funders can be challenging, given the geographical distance and differing business landscapes. In this guide, we will … Continue reading The Path to Securing U.S. Funders for Your Nigerian Tech Startup

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FinTech

Klasha Launches Operations in Sierra Leone

  Klasha, a prominent global cross-border payments firm, is excited to announce that it has received regulatory approval from Sierra Leone’s regulatory authorities to operate and provide its groundbreaking fintech services within the nation. Read more about FinTech Klasha’s inclusion in the Bank of Sierra Leone’s Regulatory Sandbox Program exemplifies the company’s unwavering commitment to … Continue reading Klasha Launches Operations in Sierra Leone

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Automobile

Fixit45, a Nigerian Autotech Startup, Secures $1.9 Million

  Fixit45, a Nigerian startup that specializes in automotive spare parts, vehicle repairs, and maintenance services, has successfully raised $1.9 million in a pre-seed funding round. This funding round was spearheaded by Launch Africa Ventures, a highly active venture capital firm in Africa, and attracted participation from notable investors Soumobroto Ganguly and David DeLucia. Read … Continue reading Fixit45, a Nigerian Autotech Startup, Secures $1.9 Million

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BUSINESS

Establishing a Robust Online Presence for Nigerian Brands

  In today’s digital age, having a strong online presence is essential for Nigerian brands to thrive in a competitive marketplace. The Internet has transformed the way businesses operate, connect with customers, and market their products or services. This article explores strategies and steps for Nigerian brands to establish a robust online presence and harness … Continue reading Establishing a Robust Online Presence for Nigerian Brands

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TECH

Effective Distribution Strategies for Tech Startups in Nigeria

  In recent years, Nigeria has emerged as one of Africa’s leading hubs for technology startups. With a burgeoning population and a growing middle class, the Nigerian tech ecosystem offers immense potential for entrepreneurs. However, many tech startups in Nigeria face challenges related to distribution, often leading to their demise. This article explores five effective … Continue reading Effective Distribution Strategies for Tech Startups in Nigeria

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Opportunities

10 Grants and Startup Competitions Open to International Startups

25th September 2023

  Startups in Nigeria have access to a wide range of grants and startup competitions from institutions in the US, EU, and Canada. These grants and competitions can provide startups with the funding, mentorship, and resources they need to grow and succeed. Read more about Opportunities Here are 10 grants and startup competitions that are … Continue reading 10 Grants and Startup Competitions Open to International Startups

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BUSINESS

6 Popular Customer Profiles Every Nigerian Brand Should Know

  Understanding your customers is the cornerstone of effective marketing and brand development. In Nigeria, a diverse and dynamic market, it’s crucial for brands to identify and cater to different customer profiles. By recognizing these popular customer segments, Nigerian brands can tailor their strategies to meet the unique needs and preferences of their audience. In … Continue reading 6 Popular Customer Profiles Every Nigerian Brand Should Know

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BUSINESS

5 Effective Strategies Used by Successful Brands to Engage Customers

  In today’s highly competitive marketplace, successful brands understand that spotting and engaging customers effectively is pivotal to their growth and sustainability. These brands employ strategic approaches to identify potential customers and then cultivate lasting relationships with them. This analysis explores five proven strategies employed by successful brands to spot and engage customers successfully. Read … Continue reading 5 Effective Strategies Used by Successful Brands to Engage Customers

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BUSINESS

5 Effective Strategies for SMEs to Attract and Convert Customers

  For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups, identifying potential customers and convincing them to purchase products or services is a critical challenge. In a competitive marketplace, it’s essential to have strategies in place to not only spot potential customers but also convert their interest into sales. This article explores five effective ways SMEs … Continue reading 5 Effective Strategies for SMEs to Attract and Convert Customers

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BUSINESS

Empowering Local Entrepreneurs: Rif Futures’ Small Business Initiatives

  Within the ever-shifting framework of our interconnected world, Rif Futures, a research brand that offers business solutions to different enterprises, has embarked on a journey to support and uplift local entrepreneurs. By focusing on practical, sustainable, and realistic initiatives, Rif Futures has become a beacon of hope for small businesses striving to thrive in … Continue reading Empowering Local Entrepreneurs: Rif Futures’ Small Business Initiatives

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Opportunities

The Yiaga Africa Turn Up Democracy Challenge 2023

23rd September 2023

  Yiaga Africa is calling on qualified persons to enter the maiden edition of its Turn Up Democracy Challenge. The organization is encouraging applicants to submit a proposal for creative ways to engage policymakers with the aim of solving problems that beset their communities and promoting social cohesion. Read more about Opportunities Through the Turn … Continue reading The Yiaga Africa Turn Up Democracy Challenge 2023

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Agriculture BUSINESS Entrepreneurship TECH

6 AgriTech Business Ideas Nigerian Entrepreneurs Can Explore 

  AgriTech, which is a marriage of agriculture and contemporary technologies, is a vast field that holds plenty of promise. It’s been around in the Nigerian context for about a decade and has already yielded numerous innovative solutions to pressing challenges across the agricultural value chain. This industry has also attracted the attention of individual … Continue reading 6 AgriTech Business Ideas Nigerian Entrepreneurs Can Explore 

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EDUCATION Opportunities

The NNPC/Seplat National Undergraduate Scholarship 2023

  Seplat Energy, an oil and gas company, has announced that it is currently receiving applications from qualified students who want to benefit from its undergraduate scholarship program. The company says that, through this scheme, it aims to provide the financial support that academically brilliant young Nigerians need to complete higher education. Read more about … Continue reading The NNPC/Seplat National Undergraduate Scholarship 2023

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Real Estate TECH

7 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Nigeria’s PropTech Industry

  Thanks to the smart work being done by practically-minded techies, the real estate sector is having many of its age-old problems solved. These entrepreneurs and teams of diverse talent are applying contemporary technologies to various aspects of the industry, thus birthing the relatively new segment known as PropTech. And this movement is starting to … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Nigeria’s PropTech Industry

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Health TECH

FriendnPal is Now Available on Google Playstore

  In today’s fast-paced world, our mental well-being often takes a back seat. For many, seeking professional help remains a distant dream due to various barriers, particularly in Africa, where mental health support is often limited and stigmatized. However, a promising new solution has emerged to address these challenges – FriendnPal. Read more about Tech … Continue reading FriendnPal is Now Available on Google Playstore

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CAREER

How To Write A Resume

Writing a compelling resume is crucial when applying for jobs. It’s your opportunity to showcase your skills, experiences, and qualifications to potential employers. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to write an effective resume: Read more about Career 1. Choose the Right Format Begin by choosing the ideal resume format for your career stage. The … Continue reading How To Write A Resume

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Opportunities

First Bank of Nigeria Service Executive Conversion Program 2023

22nd September 2023

  First Bank is currently receiving applications from professionals who are looking to join its Service Executive Conversion Program (SECP). According to the bank, it put together this scheme to provide a path for Service Executives currently working in it to transition to a full time role. First Bank says that the program is a … Continue reading First Bank of Nigeria Service Executive Conversion Program 2023

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BUSINESS

How to Find Investors Through a Business Community in Nigeria

  You’re looking to grow your business, but you don’t exactly have the funds to do that yet. So you’re on the hunt for investors who can help finance this scale-up. There are several ways to find them. But one avenue that isn’t talked about often enough is a business community. These communities, which typically … Continue reading How to Find Investors Through a Business Community in Nigeria

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BUSINESS

7 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Land Flipping Business

  If you’re looking to invest in real estate in a manner that’ll turn you a quick profit, you should consider delving into the land-flipping business. Land flipping is a real estate strategy that involves buying land, enhancing its condition by tasks such as removing unwanted vegetation, putting up fences, constructing access roads, and then … Continue reading 7 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Land Flipping Business

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