May 11, 2021

Applications Open For ASIP Accelerator Program

The ASIP Accelerator Program, powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech, intends to start scouting within the next month and the corporate Founding Partners will help determine the key focus areas of the startup applicants. Corporate Partners are also invited to join the selection committee which determines the final 10 startups that participate in the 3-month ASIP Accelerator […]

May 3, 2021

Goodwell Investments launches new $60m fund to support high-growth African SMEs

Goodwell Investments, an impact investment company, has launched a new EUR50 million (US$60 million) fund that will channel capital to fast-growing, scalable small and medium-sized businesses from private investors, family offices, and foundations. The latest Goodwell Investments fund – Goodwell V – is a new multi-sector private equity fund focused on inclusive growth and sustainable […]

March 1, 2021

WTO, UNCTAD, ITC Rollout Tool For Small Businesses

The Geneva-based organizations launch a revamped Global Trade Helpdesk to support firms, especially smaller businesses, in a post-COVID-19 world. Businesses now have free access to a one-stop shop with the information they need to trade effectively as the global economy recovers from the effects of the coronavirus crisis. The heads of the World Trade Organization […]

February 15, 2021

Lagos Signs MoU With GIZ To Boost Youth Economic Productivity

The Lagos State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a German Development Agency, GIZ, on human capacity development with a special focus on the youths for increased economic productivity. The MoU aims to provide a viable skills development programme that would empower young people for employment opportunities. Nairametrics reports the Lagos State […]

10 Team Bonding Ideas for SMEs
December 16, 2020

10 Team Bonding Ideas for SMEs

Team bonding is very crucial in business. More than anything, a good team can take your small business from good to great. As a small business, you want to establish and reinforce your company culture and build a strong foundation for your business.  The most successful SMEs in Africa are successful because they have the […]

Creating a marketing plan for challenging periods
November 23, 2020

Creating a marketing plan for challenging periods

As a marketer or a business trying to grow using marketing in today’s time can be challenging with the rising coronavirus cases in the United States of America and several parts of the world our marketing plans can be affected deeply. That means your marketing has to be resilient and this is “not responding to […]

Effective Strategies SMEs Can Explore Recruiting A High-Performance Team
November 11, 2020

Effective Strategies SMEs Can Explore Recruiting A High-Performance Team

Recruiting a high-performance team is key to business growth. There is a growing number of SMEs starting up every year around the world. According to the Danish Institute for Human Rights, approximately 400 million SMEs are accounting for 60–70% of employment. This heartwarming piece of information should also mean a rise in opportunities as the […]

August 22, 2020

2.3 Million SMEs Accessed Interest-Free Loans – FG

A  total of 2.3 million Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises have accessed interest-free loans under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, the Federal Government announced on Friday. GEEP is a government initiative under the National Social Investment Programme. Other NSIPs include the N-Power Programme, National Home Grown School Feeding Programme and Conditional Cash Transfer Programme. […]

August 14, 2020

SMEDAN Commences Nationwide Registration Programme For MSMEs

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),  has launched a nationwide mass registration programme that is designed to provide tailored and critical hand-holding services to the informal operators (medium,small and micro enterprises) in Nigeria. Vanguard reports that the programme is expected to facilitate the development of a comprehensive database for MSMEs in the […]

August 4, 2020

How to start your Dropshipping business in Nigeria

Dropshipping is quickly becoming one of the most lucrative businesses in Nigeria. It is both stress-free and a low budget business. With the rise of e-commerce platforms, the market looks promising for aspiring online retailers.  You might be looking through a list of businesses you would love to start up and you are wondering what […]

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