Tag Archives: Entrepreneur

9 Entrepreneurial Values You Should Possess

My daily personal reading digest landed me on this post by Jeff Haden on Inc and I did not want to be selfish about it so I’m sharing it. The original post 9 Qualities of Remarkable Entrepreneurs speaks about qualities that make some entrepreneurs Good, Great and Remarkable. Below is a TeKPee summary version of the post; 1. […]

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Next-Gen Social Entrepreneurs Wanted

The International Telecommunication Union has launched the second edition of its Young Innovators Competition, giving young, talented social entrepreneurs the opportunity to attend its key global networking and knowledge sharing event, ITU Telecom World 2012, and the chance to win funding, mentorship and ongoing support. The competition which is aimed at 18-25 year olds worldwide, calls for […]

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NIG makes 2 Internet Entrepreneurs Millionaires

Two Nigerian internet entrepreneurs at the weekend, emerged millionaires in the Nigerian Internet Group, NIG’s Internet for Job I4J competition. The winners Olusola Ajayi and Dr Tosin Oguntuase won N1million with project titles EFIKO and VaccAlert  respectively becoming instant millionaires because according to NIG, their proposals displayed creativity, innovation, enterpreneurial skills among other qualities. Read Full […]

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MTN to Empower Three Entrepreneurs with N30m

Telecommunication giant, MTN has pledged to support three Nigerians with N30 million to start their businesses in a first -of-its kind initiative called the MTN Budding Entrepreneur Business Grant. The announcement came as MTN concluded its annual MTN’s leadership semina which which featured Dr. Farrah Gray, a young American businessman, investor, philanthropist, author, syndicated columnist, and motivational speaker. […]

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Why You Should Not Be An Entrepreneur: Phil’s Advice

Evernote CEO Phil Libin at The Next Web conference gave a rather intriguing presentation where he claimed he advised people against the idea of entrepreneurship (except exclusively for the right reasons). After watching the video closely, I drew out the lessons below; Among the infinite number of reasons why people go on to start-up a […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation, Co-Creation Hub in Partnership to give Social Technology Entrepreneurs Boost

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an institution dedicated to the promotion and celebration of excellence in business leadership and entrepreneurship across Africa, is partnering with Co-Creation Hub Nigeria (CcHub), Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space dedicated to catalysing creative social technology ventures, in an effort to encourage innovative ideas that could help transform […]

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