November 22, 2021

Kickstart initiative awards 60 million Naira grant to young entrepreneurs

Government dignitaries, heads of agencies, and captains of industries were in attendance at the sixth edition of the youth enterprise empowerment scheme, Kickstart Initiative Awards Ceremony which heldin Lagos recently. The corporate social investment scheme initiated by the International Breweries Foundation, the CSR arm of International Breweries Plc, a proud part of the world’s largest […]

November 22, 2021

N60m Grant For Young Entrepreneurs

Government dignitaries, heads of agencies and captains of industries were in attendance at the sixth edition of the youth enterprise empowerment scheme, Kickstart Initiative Awards ceremony, in Lagos. The corporate social investment scheme initiated by the International Breweries Foundation, the CSR arm of International Breweries PLC, a proud part of the world’s largest brewers – […]

November 9, 2021

FCMB Restates Funding For SMEs Amidst Award

First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has reiterated its commitment to fund the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country. The bank said it recognised SMEs as very critical to the growth and development of the country, noting that this is a major contribution of the bank towards enhancing financial inclusion as well as […]

November 8, 2021

Nigeria’s lender Payhippo raises $3 million in seed funding to extend quick loans to SMEs

Nigeria’s lending startup Payhippo has raised $3 million in a seed round, funding the company plans to use in sourcing the talent needed to optimize its technology as it ramps up effort to extend speedy credit to more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West African country.  The round was led by an array […]

November 4, 2021

EATOW plans to invest $10m to boost SMEs

The Managing Director of Embracing All Tones of Women (EATOA), Eryca Tremantle has said that her organization plans to invest $10 million into Nigeria economy by helping the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Eryca who started this at Press conference on trade mission to Nigeria, held recently in Lagos, said the aim of this is […]

November 2, 2021

Underprivileged Students to Undergo Computer Programming Training

An opportunity has opened for underprivileged students in Nigeria to have digital skills through computer programming training as the nation positions itself to take full advantage of the digital economy. This initiative is being supported by a Lagos-based organisation known as Teens Can Code in collaboration with Nordic Semiconductor, and the Micro:bit Educational Foundation, a […]

November 1, 2021

New loan And Grant Programs Available For Minority- And Women-Owned Businesses

Rachel Winder is the founding executive director of the Ohio Women’s Coalition, which helped advocate for a state-funded $10 million loan program for women-owned businesses. The Franklin County Community Equity Fund is supporting Black and brown-owned small businesses through the coronavirus pandemic with stabilization grants up to $10,000 each and startup grants up to $5,000 […]

October 27, 2021

APPLY: Africa Leadership Initiative Offers Training Opportunity To Nigerian Youths

The Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa (ALIWA), in partnership with the US Embassy Abuja, is calling for applications to its youth leadership programme. The ‘ALIWA Youth Leadership Programme (AYLP) – Nigeria’ is a transformative leadership development programme, in which participants are challenged to think critically about their values and ideas to encourage societal development.  The […]

October 27, 2021

Obama Foundation Is Looking For Emerging Leaders Worldwide

The Obama Foundation has opened applications for its 2022-2023 scholars programme for up-and-coming leaders across the world. Named after Barack Obama, former president of the United States, the programme aims at giving rising leaders from the United States and around the world who are already making a difference in their communities the opportunity to take […]

October 25, 2021

Nigerian Digital Lender Brass Gets $1.7m to Support SMEs

Provider of premium banking services for African Small/Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Brass, has raised the sum of $1.7 million in a funding round to strengthen its financial services rendered to local entrepreneurs, traders, and fast-growing businesses across the continent. With the fresh funding, the Nigerian digital bank is set to launch a number of new product […]

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