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Why you must watch and Listen ToThe FireSide Chat Episode 14 ( Pictures version)

The conversation  on the firechat episode was a masterclass on its own with  stakeholders sharing insight into their entrepreneurial  journey in Nigeria.As an Off shoot we had James Burton gives us insight into a month research which  gives us insights .One which stood out was the “YOU-WIN” Pro gramme  which was carried out by the government of “Goodluck johnathan”  James research ends with telling us the YOU WIN programme model   is a global benchmack for projects globally …watch out for the video

Taxify Nigeria Look at their faces they have ambition in their eyes. Between November and April they have stamped their footprint on the tech space in Nigeria. with one sole aim of rewiting the transportation story in  the commercial capital of Nigeria Lagos!

with Lagos as their first stop. Uche and his team shares their  team makeup  what drives them and  how the dream of a 19 year old Estonian has become their own dreamand why they are here for the long term. If you live in Lagos Nigeria,  and you wish to use a Cab?  Taxify Nigeria is sure your bet  but you must watch and hear their story.First things first download their apps.

Oluseye wears several hats as a key stakeholder he  is also Regional Partner at the Africa Technology Foundation, an organization focused on providing global resources and visibility, to technology and media ecosystems across Africa.Just this March 2017, Oluseye facilitated, organized and contributed to diverse ecosystem-entry engagements including 500 Startup’s Geeks on a Plane Lagos Tour, Evernote EMEA, DEMO Africa and the annual Relativity School ‘Nollywood Meets Hollywood’ program in LA.  Seye shares  resources on how ecosystem engagements is changing narratives for start ups in Africa .

BellaRose Iyere-Okojie  Often dubbed the first lady of Greenstreet Media Networks; owners of TechCity where she is not only a presenter, but also heads the content development team, BellaRose is a seasoned broadcaster andcheeriest of the pack. A drive time show host on City fm, BellaRose brings the objective of TechCity as Nigeria’s foremost tech blog where tech news and reviews are reported in never before seen manner with a unique house presentation style geeks across the world also adopt.  she shares the #Techcitystory.And thats the team lead #techcityNigeria Olawale Olaniyan (we finally get to see his face)

James Burton  is a 2018 Pershing Square Scholar at the University of Oxford. His research is focused on public policy programs to foster entrepreneurship, particularly the Nigeria YouWiN program. This work is the culmination of experience in both public policy, where he holds a degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Sydney; and entrepreneurship, from his time working for technology pioneer Peter Diamand is on the West Coast of the United States. James brings unique insight into fostering the growth of entrepreneurial firms to have maximum impact.


Thats Perez, On suit among every other things  he is the Publisher of The Nerve Africa ( Africa’s own Bloom berg


James got me writing down notes about why the “YOuwin” programme in Nigeria became a global benchmark for Projects and why the model is beign reproduced

Solomon  shares insights on  his  educational project Learningtree  solomon is the one on  waist coat


So we tried to break the coconut

After several efforts ….  someone finally does.And it’s not all the male in the room Its the beautiful, amazing Bellarose….

Watch this space for the videos would you?


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