THE CURIOUS CASE OF CHARLES PONZI: THE FAILURE, THE SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN AND THE FRAUDSTER.

If you're Nigerian you would probably be very familiar with the term 'Ponzi Schemes'. In the recession periods of early 2017, these get-rich-quick schemes took us by storm. Sometimes they promised 200% return on investment sometimes more, at the end they left most people very unhappy. Let's see how the business really began. Coming To America … Continue reading THE CURIOUS CASE OF CHARLES PONZI: THE FAILURE, THE SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN AND THE FRAUDSTER.

DAY 4 : FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS.

CROWDFUNDING Crowdfunding, a very social way to raise money for a cause. Crowdfunding has been made very popular over the years from platforms like Kickstarter to GoFundMe. Crowdfunding has been used in the years mainly for raising money for medical aid, life-saving surgeries, political campaigns and relief funds for natural disasters.  But crowdfunding is also a … Continue reading DAY 4 : FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS.

DAY 3 : FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS.

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you to the third day of our series “FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS”. On the first day we categorized businesses based on Characteristics, Challenges and Funding opportunities We went further to discuss about six funding opportunities (Bootstrapping, Informal window via Family and friends; Partnerships; Angel Investors; Venture Capital and … Continue reading DAY 3 : FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS. PART 2

In this series, we will be studying and explaining the success stories of various mega-businesses (formerly startups) in review of 15 feasible funding sources for your new business. We hope that by the end of this chapter you will begin to see funding in a fresher light. 1. Bootstrapping Bootstrapping is simply starting up your … Continue reading FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ENTREPRENEURS. PART 2