There are a couple of the issues start-ups are usually confronted with, one of is inadequate knowledge and lack of business opportunities. Though, there are lots of complaint about funding but funding is not the core issue bedeviling the operations of start-ups in Nigeria.
However, if you are own a start-up and you are confronted by issues like the ones I mentioned in your business. You can leverage the opportunity of meeting with other well-built start-ups, entrepreneurs and industry leaders who have scaled through the stage you are at the moment.
It will be a 5-days event that will be graced top line-up of speakers which include successful start-up founders, local and international investors, industry leaders and domain experts. These guys are properly armed with full business insights and ready to share their ideas and create business opportunities. Hence, it is not one of those events you easily miss.
According to the organizers, the Lagos Startup Week is a free, five-day celebration of our community that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship and SME’s. “We’re led by local entrepreneurs and hosted in unusual spaces all over town. And we want you involved! Take a second to sign up for our list to keep up with all the updates we’ll have for you over the next few months.
The present Nigerian economy, however terrible, presents a tremendous opportunity for start-ups to capitalize and establish leading positions in the marketplace. This year’s events are community-led, all about building each other up and fostering the growth of a supportive environment to launch new businesses, while ensuring viable start-ups are linked up to willing investors and mentors alike”.