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STARTUPS

Nigeria’s ScholarX selected for global ed-tech accelerator

Launched in Nigeria in July 2016, the ScholarX app allows users to select parameters and scroll through lists of available scholarships that…
MONEY

Nigerian wins BMCE awards

Chidi Nwaogu, entrepreneur, computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur, has clinched the Most Needed Company in Africa Award at the just-concluded…
BEYOND COLLEGE

Business Grants And Loans Available For Startups In Nigeria

Nigeria is one country that despite bottlenecks and economic mishaps, is set to join the comity of highly innovative nations…
MONEY

BALL VENTURE FUND WILL SUPPORT STUDENTS IN COMPUTING PROGRAM’

A $25,000 grant to DePauw University from the Ball Venture Fund Competition will fund “Roadmap for Students of Color in…
MONEY

USA/Canada LASU Alumni Chapter Rewards Best Graduating Students

The best graduating students from each faculty of the Lagos State University for the 2016/2017 Academic Session might have smiled…
BUSINESS IDEAS

Winners emerge at 2018 Kiddies Vision Magazine for young ministers’ competition

In line with her youth engagement strategy, Kiddies Vision Magazine, organisers of the annual Young Ministers’ Competition (YMC) in collaboration…
OPPORTUNITIES

Austria gives financial backing to Nigerian tech hub

An Austrian cultural and scientific center, Ars Electronica,  has entered into a partnership with a Nigerian web developer, Mr. Oscar…
BUSINESS IDEAS

Student entrepreneurs make a splash in ‘Shen Tank’

CLIFTON PARK — Budding entrepreneurs at Shenendehowa’s Gowana Middle School showed off their inventions last week to compete in the district’s…
BEYOND COLLEGE

Rotary Club helps student accomplish career dreams

A DURHAM organisation has helped a student to start her career following her win of an ‘Apprentice’-style competition. The Rotary…
STARTUPS

How thinking like a C student made one entrepreneur more successful

Do you procrastinate on big decisions? You might be too much of an A student, according to entrepreneur Taylor Pearson, author…
MONEY

ASU entrepreneurs win more than $300,000 to nurture ventures

Demo Days awards investment cash, services to promising projects by students, faculty, alumni and community members Sometimes it takes only…
OPPORTUNITIES

Baylor 2018 Youth Entrepreneur Awards Announced: Recognizing the Best Young Entrepreneurs from Across the Country

Baylor University’s Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise announced the winners and finalists in the fourth annual 2018 Baylor…
MONEY

Students’ business ideas win them £1,000

Two De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) students have been awarded £1,000 to help them develop their business ideas after being…
MONEY

Barclays Bank gives scholarship to 22 UENR/CUCG students

Twenty-two students of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), Sunyani and Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG), Fiapre…