• Apply for 2017 Shell JV Business Plan Competition for Young Nigerians

    Apply for 2017 Shell JV Business Plan Competition for Young Nigerians0

    The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the commencement of the 2017 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme. Livewire is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV.  The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 with training and

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  • Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

    Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund1

    “I want that fund supporting African online businesses,” said Mr. Ma, who is Special Adviser to UNCTAD for Youth Entrepreneurship and Small Business. “The money is set. This is my money, so I don’t have to get anybody’s approval,” he said, adding that he was poised to hire staff for the fund, set to begin

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  • MEST podcast series in collaboration with The Global Startup Movement

    MEST podcast series in collaboration with The Global Startup Movement0

    In the last couple of months, Andrew Berkowitz of The Global Startup Movement has been on a mission to understand the fast-growing and evolving technology ecosystem in Africa – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and all other 50 African countries. He virtually stopped by our HQ Campus to have conversations with the team behind the MEST program and incubator and to

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