A one of its kind business clinics having a Boardroom feel and setting uniquely dedicated towards entrepreneurship. This is a new approach towards tackling the challenges of entrepreneurs running and growing their businesses, by pooling the experience and expertise of other entrepreneurs, decision makers, subject matter experts and influential individuals(the Board) who provide strategic guidance, tailored business advice and mentoring, focusing on their unique business situations and growth visions that produces results. business issues and breakfasts are to a very high standard
Access our mentoring labs and get coaching from experienced, seasoned managers and expats who have been involved in programs like YouWin, LEADS Nigeria Capacity Building Programs, Sure-P and are result oriented having a vast combined knowledge and expertise necessary for effectively addressing the challenges of today’s emerging business leaders just like you.
Business Breakfast Meetings
Members will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to one another during breakfast and then again during their one to three minute presentations of their business. Excellent Speakers cover a variety of topical business issues and breakfasts are to a very high standard
“Networking in high heels” which is at the heart of our passion and commitment for business women to connect and bring ideas on how to be stronger, more successful, and smart¬er in their business efforts. The event provides insightful access to a range of key factors affecting the development of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria from a wide array of SME developmen¬tal stakeholders as well as access to a robust advisory/networking platform that could open doors and opportunities.
The Export Knowledge Programme
This is a three-phased programme designed to take participants through an educational and support led journey to improve their capability to export into existing and/or new markets. It is a highly rated support training program on Multi and Mono trading for beginner and intermediate level exporters and there are refresher courses for advanced exporters.
Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme
The programme covers issues surrounding life of an entrepreneur, how to get and implement ideas as well as exciting participants to look at entrepreneurship as an alternative career. Entrepreneurship education cannot be confined to the boundaries of regular classroom teaching and learning, therefore, in EAP visits to the industries located in the region is also arranged to bring the participants in direct touch with practicing entrepreneurs. The standard EAP is of 5 days duration.
Food & Agri-Business Accelerator Program
Nigeria’s first ever Food and Agri-Business accelerator program run by Gidigba’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship. The program is 3 months long and aims at accelerating, nurturing and investing in innovative early stage start-ups that have the potential to become scalable and competitive ventures in the food and agri-business space.
Selected start-ups will be provided with capacity building, individual mentoring and advisory support from highly experienced industry experts and access to potential investors. At the end of the program, two start-ups will be selected for seed investment.
The Founders Café
In partnership with the National Information Technology Development Agency –NITDA, the Founders Café is an Accelerator program that runs for a month and aims at accelerating, nurturing and investing in Tech Innovative Early Stage Start-Ups that have the potential to become scalable and competitive ventures in the Technology space. Selected start-ups are provided with capacity building, individual mentoring and advisory support from highly experienced industry experts and access to potential investors.