MTN empowers Lagos budding entrepreneurs

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Aug 28th, 2014
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After successful outings in Enugu and Port Harcourt, MTN, will, this weekend, provide a life-changing and career-transforming platform for budding entrepreneurs through its idea-sharing and business-empowerment platform.

Known as MTN Link Forum, it is designed to aid young entrepreneurs achieve efficiency in their business operations in the small and medium sector of the economy.

In a statement, the telco explained that the forum is an avenue for budding entrepreneurs to network their way to the top. MTN Link Forum does this by bringing together budding entrepreneurs and established business icons together in one location, where they share best practices and new business ideas and network with one another. The forum provides them with current knowledge required for running a successful business enterprise in today’s world.

While emphasizing the commitment of MTN to ensuring that Nigerians are better in whatever they do, the General Manager, Consumer Marketing, MTN Nigeria, Kola Oyeyemi reiterates that the company as a truly supporting brand is committed to developing and engaging them to ‘Be Better’ in various entrepreneurial fields of human endeavour. In his words: “a strategic focus for MTN is to constantly provide an engaging and supporting platform for aspiring entrepreneurs. MTN Nigeria has continuously demonstrated this, through various values adding initiatives”.

MTN Link Forum has hitherto, brought together notable entrepreneurs  like Mr. Victor Itayo, CEO, Quantum Business School, Port Harcourt; Mrs. Chinwe Endora, CEO, Swanu Creation, Dr. Jonathan Doerr, MD Jumia Nigeria and many others, to share their wealth of knowledge, at the earlier editions of the forum, held in Enugu and Port Harcourt.

The MTN Link Forum is an innovative initiative that is focused on advancing the aspirations of budding entrepreneurs. It does this, by providing them with an opportunity to interact with renowned and successful Nigerian Business icons, who share with them success secrets and nuggets necessary for survival in today’s harsh business environment. The MTN Link Forum will continue in Abuja next month, while budding entrepreneurs with the best business ideas will be sponsored by MTN to attend the 2014 World Entrepreneurship Forum in Lyon France; in addition to juicy business grants worth N10 million.


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