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Genii Games

Language and Culture – How Genii Games is Using Technology to Spark Innovation

Innovator and entrepreneur, Adebayo Adegbembo founded Genii Games shortly after participating in the tech-in-education hackathon organized by the Co-creation hub. Genii Games is the parent company of Asa – a growing collection of interactive mobile applications that teach Nigerian culture and languages.  Asa uses animation, voice, text, colorful graphics, and interactive games to capture the interest… Read More ›

2014 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) recognizes and awards exceptional entrepreneurial leaders who serve as role models to Africa’s aspiring entrepreneurs and demonstrate business excellence, innovation, and profitability. AAE was established in 2007 to recognize business leaders who demonstrate innovation, profitability, and business excellence while serving as role models to inspire the next generation of… Read More ›

Apply: Mara Mentor Tanzania Program

Mara One-on-One aims to support the start-up and growth of young businesses in Dar es Salaam by connecting successful businessmen and businesswomen with passionate entrepreneurs for six (6) months. The Mara Mentor initiative is designed to help young enterprises survive the cut-throat world of business by creating alliances with strong players who have already succeeded in… Read More ›

Mary Olushoga

Are African Female Techpreneurs Lagging Behind?

originally published by Mary Olushoga for the Huffington Post On February 8, I saw a tweet from the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Communication Technology asking tweeps to check out its recently launched and newly revamped website. I followed the link to review its changes and one thing in particular stood out to me. On the… Read More ›

IsDB Business Plan Competition for Sub-Saharan Countries

The business plan competition is a recently introduced initiative of the IsDB Group. In this competition, candidates come together to develop and further refine their business plans to launch their start-ups or grow ventures, while competing for the cash prizes. IsDB Group invites all eligible entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan African Member Countries to participate in its… Read More ›

Printivo

Voices of Young African Entrepreneurs: The Rave about Printivo

            Satisfied customers have raved about Printivo.com on social media. We followed the comments and reached out to the company to learn more about the services they provide. Printivo.com is recognized as Nigeria`s leading online print provider. The company works with a community of designers who upload their portfolios to… Read More ›

Apply: LeadPath Accelerator Program

LeadPath Nigeria’s $1.5 million seed fund is focused on startups doing business in software applications, mobile applications, electronic payments and big data. LeadPath Nigeria will also offer office space, mentorship and other services such as (legal, accounting, tax, etc) to their investees, helping them achieve scale and success in a promising but challenging market. You… Read More ›

Impact Series

You are Invited!

Junior Chamber International Nigeria will host its first impact series program with the AWP Network. When: March 30, 2014 Time: 2pm Where: Radisson Blu, Victoria Island, Lagos Register here: JCI-AWP Network Event is FREE to attend but seating is limited. Follow the event hashtags: #JCINigeria #AWPNetwork #IMPACTSeries                … Read More ›

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The AWP Network at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Forum

The NGO Committee on the Status of Women organized an NGO CSW Forum that included a Consultation Day, Reception, Conversation Circles and NGO CSW Forum Parallel Events during the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting in New York. The NGO CSW Forum is an open process, a democratic space where boys… Read More ›

This Year, Plan to Create Your Own Reality

The day that I resigned from my job, November 4, 2011, coincidentally was the same day my niece, Eliza Olushoga, was born. After years of working a routine 9 to 5 job, I suddenly felt empowered and determined to create my own reality. I set out to do something different, exciting, and out of the… Read More ›

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