“Love what you do and do what you love. Don’t listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.” — Ray Bradbury. Every entrepreneurial and business dream has to begin somewhere, and it’s often in the unlikeliest of places.
Inline with the vision of building a community of creatives in Anambra State, Startup Anambra is so concerned about the younger generation. Our mandate is to reverse the staggering statistics that plague today’s embattled young people by promoting standards of excellence that will change the social stigma of “at risk young person” to “at promise
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
For two straight years since 2017 Startup Anambra has brought together policy makers, stakeholders, startups, successful entrepreneurs, emerging entrepreneurs as well as the academia to connect, learn, expose and discuss ways to attract investment to startups and founders residing and operating out of Anambra State and the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. This year being the
Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma launched the Jack Ma Foundation ‘Netpreneur’ Prize, a new program created to support and fund African entrepreneurs who are working to address Africa’s most important challenges and further its digital economy through local entrepreneurship. The prize was announced at the “Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa’s Digital Lions”conference. The Netpreneur Prize – named for empowering a new
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
Since I decided to unfollow everyone on Twitter, I have been missing a lot of industry gist. So three days ago, someone “called out” people seeking cheap labour under the guise of looking for interns. It sparked a lot of conversations and ended up with the early beginnings of a Nigerian Glassdoor — anonymous company review by employees
StartupAnambra2.0 Conference, an annual community event of the Startup Anambra geared towards creating an enabling environment for Innovative Young people in, from, within and outside Anambra state to Learn, Connect, Network, Access opportunities and Excel, is here again. The Theme of this year’s event is: “#Connect, #Learn and #Disrupt” The event is targeted