Why do entrepreneurs fall short of success? By Pascal Okeke

The worst part about a failing business is that entrepreneurs are unaware of it happening until it is often too late. It makes sense because if the entrepreneur really knew what he was doing wrong, he might have been able to save the business. Some entrepreneurs live in a land of denial while others are […]

Celebrating Women’s Ingenuity

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights. The theme for 2019 International Women’s Day 2019 is: ‘Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’ The focus of the theme was on innovative ways in which we can advance gender equality and the […]

Writing a great pitch deck – What you need to know.

Why is it so difficult for founders and business leaders to explain what they do? They have a great product they are passionate about but often find themselves unable to convey their message to customers, staff or investors. Consumed by running the business day to day, they get lost in detail and cannot see the […]

Building A Nigerian Startup vs. A Startup from Nigeria – Oo Nwoye

Why is it very rare for Nigerian startups just like their “company” counterparts to grow or dominate beyond Nigeria? I could easily answer that we don’t generally think beyond our country but the question is why? and how can we overcome it? I may have stumbled upon an answer. Hiring. A conversation with a Facebook […]

Focus is Trained not Obtained – Pascal Okeke

My name is Pascal Okeke, Just like your body: if you train regularly, you’ll become an athlete; but if you spend your days on the sofa, you’ll become a couch potato.    Whatever you do, you get good at.   I have met people who have in one time or the other asked me questions […]

The Importance Of Knowing How Much Your Product/Service Is Really Worth

Being a creative professional is absolutely no joke, as fun as it can be to work with your medium of choice. From orchestrating strategies to gaining more paying clients, to figuring out the intricate aspects of how to market yourself, to curving those individuals that are only interested in taking advantage of your talent without […]

Anambra Startup School, What you need to Know

Anambra Startup School is an initiative  to support and encourage the Anambra Startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is a 6 week offline/online entrepreneurial learning programme which contains interactive learning activities that will guide an entrepreneur from the ideation phase of their business through to startup maturity. If an entrepreneur already has and runs an existing […]

Startup Anambra Partners with Devamplify Hub to host #CodeCamp2018

The Startup Anambra Community last week, partners with Devamplify Hub to host their annual Coding programme. Codecamp is the company’s annual program targeted for intensive technological skill acquisition and mentorship for young and Tech savvy persons Last year, over fifty (50) persons attended and participated in the program where they learnt web and mobile App […]

PRESS RELEASE – International Youth Day celebration

Since the year 2000, 12th August is observed as International Youth Day. It is an awareness day which was started by the United Nations. The prime purpose of celebrating this day to highlight the importance of youths and various cultural and legal issues related with them. International Youth Day celebrations include organization of rallies and […]

Mistakes to avoid When Pitching Your Startup/Business

At the start of my career, I spent a lot of time pitching products in hopes of catching a decision-maker’s attention. Today, I’m usually on the receiving end, listening to a budding entrepreneur looking to partner with us, or to a team member hoping to green-light a project. In that role, I see certain mistakes […]