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The Afropreneur Network is for the African Entrepreneur. In the midst of all the challenges, African entrepreneurs have survived. They have not only survived, they have thrived. However, we can be better. This is why Uwem Uwemakpan and Blessing Abeng have come together to build this network. The aim is to inspire, empower and expose African entrepreneurs. Afropreneur imparts entrepreneurs via articles, podcasts, workshops, webinars and interviews. We profile Entrepreneurs doing business in Africa, Despite the challenges they face. We celebrate their achievements and learn from their experiences.

The Afropreneur Network is for the African Entrepreneur. In the midst of all the challenges, African entrepreneurs have survived. They have not only survived, they have thrived. However, we can be better. This is why Uwem Uwemakpan and Blessing Abeng have come together to build this network. The aim is to inspire, empower and expose African entrepreneurs. Afropreneur imparts entrepreneurs via articles, podcasts, workshops, webinars and interviews. We profile Entrepreneurs doing business in Africa, Despite the challenges they face. We celebrate their achievements and learn from their experiences.
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Lagos, Nigeria

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The Afropreneur Network is for the African Entrepreneur. In the midst of all the challenges, African entrepreneurs have survived. They have not only survived, they have thrived. However, we can be better. This is why Uwem Uwemakpan and Blessing Abeng have come together to build this network. The aim is to inspire, empower and expose African entrepreneurs. Afropreneur imparts entrepreneurs via articles, podcasts, workshops, webinars and interviews. We profile Entrepreneurs doing business in Africa, Despite the challenges they face. We celebrate their achievements and learn from their experiences.

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Episodes

Ep62: Business Lessons from Lion Heart

1/21/2019
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There is so much buzz about Lion Heart - the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria, and directed by Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji. While the movie was such a breadth of fresh air, we decided to pick business lessons from it. Listen to this week's podcast as we list out business lessons we drew out from the movie.

Duration:00:20:00

Ep61: What Investors Look Out For

1/15/2019
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Access to finance is one problem that limits Entrepreneurs across Africa. However, sometimes it's not about the availability of funding but about being Investor ready. In this episode, we pick the brains of an exceptional investor, Luni Libes, Founder & Managing Director of fledge.co Luni details in this episode what Investors look out for while accessing entrepreneurs.

Duration:00:22:24

Ep60: Start 2019 With a Bang!

1/8/2019
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This year, we broke down our goals into financial, social, personal and business goals. We didn't stop there, we summarized them in S.M.A.R.T ways into 7-point Agendas. We went on to create plans and get an accountability partner.

Duration:00:06:45

Ep59: Quality Vs Quantity

9/2/2018
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Quality vs Quantity, which should Founders focus on?

Duration:00:23:50

Ep58: Being Efficient vs. Being Thorough

8/23/2018
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This week we are analyzing two amazing concepts and pitching them against each other - being efficient vs. being thorough. When we googled the meaning of thorough these were what we saw: complete with regard to every detail. taking pains to do something carefully and completely. And when we googled the meaning of efficient, these were the results: achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense. working in a well-organized and competent way. We discovered that there are...

Duration:00:07:44

Ep57: Are you Investor Ready? Part 2

8/14/2018
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In our last episode we featured Onyeka Akumah, CEO of Farmcrowdy, Nigeria's first Digital Agriculture Platform. In continuation, Onyeka gives us tips on how to and make your startup attract that investment you need.

Duration:00:17:29

Ep57: Are you Investor Ready? Part 2

8/14/2018
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In our last episode we featured Onyeka Akumah, CEO of Farmcrowdy, Nigeria's first Digital Agriculture Platform. In continuation, Onyeka gives us tips on how to and make your startup attract that investment you need.

Duration:00:13:09

Ep55: Building a strong brand as an Entrepreneur

7/26/2018
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Many startups founders and entrepreneurs are caught between building their personal brands or focusing on the brands of their startups or businesses. While there really isn’t a clear cut position on which brand (personal or company) you should focus on at the different stages of your startup, it is still important to build a personal brand. In this episode we speak on the benefits of building a strong personal brand and how to go about this.

Duration:00:12:22

Ep54: You cannot do it alone

7/17/2018
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The World Cup has come and gone, with all the fanfare and drama! France was the standout team for one reason - Teamwork! As a startup founder / entrepreneur we often struggle with recruiting people into our team for various reasons, however good teamwork is essential in all successful organisations. But why is a Team so important? Without the ability to effectively build and work in a team environment, you could delay the success of developing, formulating and implementing new and innovative...

Duration:00:15:47

Ep53: What they do not tell you about Entrepreneurship

7/11/2018
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Entrepreneurship is the new rave, here's what they don't tell you!

Duration:00:07:00

Ep52: Failure, the requirement for Success

2/11/2018
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Who likes to fail? Surely no one I know. Besides, failure is an integral part of our journey as entrepreneurs, why then do we run away from it (I am not saying we should aim to fail)? We believe there is a lot we can learn from failures, ours and other people's failures. We had a chat with Chude Jideonwo, and he shared his success and failure stories.

Duration:00:11:30

Ep51: Goals Vs Resolutions

1/22/2018
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The year always begins with a ton of people making promises, goals and resolutions on how they intend the new year to be. However, statistic show that over 70% do not follow through. Why?

Duration:00:12:31