Endeavor Nigeria has selected seven entrepreneurs from four Nigerian startups for its 10-week ScaleUp Program.
This program will provide a subset of the services provided to Endeavor Entrepreneurs and participating entrepreneurs will be given direct, actionable feedback to support their growth as business leaders.
The entrepreneurs will also have access to executives from industry-leading companies for potential business development opportunities.
The entrepreneurs include:
Ikenna Nzewi – Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, Releaf
Uzoma Ayogu – Chief Technology Officer and co-founder, Releaf
Tomilola Majekodunmi – co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bankly
John Oke – Chief Executive Officer, Wallets Africa
Julian Flosbach – Chief Executive Officer, BFREE.
Moses Nmor – Chief Procurement Officer, BFREE.
Chuks Enyi – Chief Operating Officer from BFREE.
Launched in 2018 in Nigeria, Endeavor aims to usher in a new era of growth and economic development by supporting the uncommon success of high-impact founders whose companies have the potential for large-scale job creation, investment, and innovation.
Endeavor Nigeria currently supports 24 entrepreneurs who lead 13 companies including Flutterwave, Carbon, Autochek, 54gene, TeamApt, TradeDepot, Helium Health, Paga, Migo, Daystar Power, HealthPlus, Kobo360, and FilmHouse Group.
What they are saying
Speaking on the new program, Tosin Faniro-Dada, Managing Director and CEO of Endeavor Nigeria said:
“We are delighted to have these exciting entrepreneurs on our first ScaleUp program, and we have prepared an impactful program that will address their most pressing challenges and support them as they advance to the next stage of their business growth.
“One of our core values at Endeavor is our commitment to paying it forward and our Endeavor Entrepreneurs are also eager to support the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs with their deep knowledge, experience and functional expertise in their respective industries and markets.”