Entrepreneur

Together we Can do so MUCH!

In case you have ever wondered if serious partnerships ever happens in this group, this post is for you… This morning, I woke up to the news that Mothers’ Delivery Kit is approved for use at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), the biggest facility in Rivers State, where we will now be

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THE THIRD MAN MISSING IN APPLE’S HISTORY

Only Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak come up in history as founders of Apple but they were actually three. Many think Apple was a 50/50 per cent partnership between Jobs and Wozniak at the beginning of the company but it wasn’t so. Apple actually started at Pal Alto in California in 1976. Ronald Wayne was

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When should you call yourself an entrepreneur?

Last year, I attended a conference where Ibukun Awosika was speaking about starting up and running your own company. She said if you are a medical doctor and you decided to open an hospital you are no longer a doctor you are now an entrepreneur, you are a journalist and you decided to start your

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Resolve to Quit Wishing and start implementing

  In 2011, when I wanted to start my first organisation,www.brownbuttonfoundation.org. I was confused, scared of taking risks and afraid of failing. To mitigate any potential loss, I went to the house of a close friend of mine and told her about my plans to start the organisation and what I wanted to do. I also

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5 Things we can learn from Aliko Dangote

We all know the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, who has hold, that title for over six years now, arguably the most influential man in Africa. Mr Dangote is known for his business empire the Dangote group. He has invested a lot in several African countries. A Nigerian who had his education in Egypt,

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Key Element for a Grant Proposal

Wondering what a competitive grant application should contain? Eileen Alma, who has had over a decade experience with an international development funding organisation and who is currently the Director of the Women’s Leadership Centre of the Coady International Institute, shared this with us: Cover Letter Provide a cover letter on organizational letterhead signed by the

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5 Things you should know about money

Money is one of the most important commodities we need to survive, it is owned by a few who understand the secret to making money work for them. Money is like time, it does not sleep, it does not make noise, it makes and breaks. While you are sleeping, money is there staring at you,

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