Yesterday, the 16th day of June 2018, The best of the brains from South-Eastern part of Nigeria gathered at DevAmplify Hub, Awka for the Anambra Startup Masterclass. Recall that the event which is a One day FREE masterclass for Emerging Entrepreneurs from south-east was focused on Training young people from the zone on entrepreneurship and running a startup as well as creating an enabling platform for them to connect and market their brand.
The event was attended by over 100(One hundred) young people who are passionate about rewriting their stories as well as creating a generational business cum re-strategizing their existing businesses to suit the global demand.
The Event was facilitators from Experts from Different business sectors who have passed each of the Startup phase as well as a Team from Ventures Platform. (Ventures Platform is a Pan – African early stage fund focused on supporting post MVP teams to grow their startups. They invests in seed and early-stage companies that are operating in markets that have existing positive offline indicators).
Aside connecting startups to their target market cum giving them an ample opportunity to network and pitch their businesses to hundreds of prospective customers present, the participants kept thanking the organizers for allowing them took part in the event confessing that what they lacked in their businesses over the years has been gotten on the platter of gold.
Mr Meshach Obioha of ventures platform Kickstarted the Ideation session alongside Mr Micheal John and Mr Chuka Chukwurah where they talked about Startup101 – Problem Identification, Ideation, solution, Mvp, Traction, Prototyping, Users etc whereas, Mr chukwuNonso Nzekwe and My Ativie took their turns to discuss about Branding, Marketing and Customer acquisition with respect to startups.
However, the Apex of the event was during the Pitching Funding, Investment and Opportunities session held by Mr Gabriel Ezeh, the CEO and Md of Touchabl Pictures alongside Miss Chinyere Ezeh who is also the CEO of Crescendo Studios Onitsha. The participants who were enjoying their Light refreshments while listening to Barr Joseph E. Adigwe who talked about Funding, Government policys and Taxation picked up their writing materials when Mr Gabriel Climbed the Stage.
This is a welcome development in Anambra State and StartupAnambra community is committed to bringing you such an awesome events from time to time.
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