Thank you very much to all those who made it possible to support our entrepreneurs on their journey to start, grow and scale their businesses through the month of June.

1. Building a digitally enabled business in the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital programme
Our faculty who provided support in building digitally enabled businesses through the concluded AEP programme in Port-Harcourt (AEP 65) and the ongoing AEP programme in Lagos (AEP 66).

  • Building A Team by Benwari Tarinyu, Team Lead, Human Capital Wider Perspectives Limited

  • Business Pitch Skills by Dr. Ebi Ofrey, Managing Director, GeroCares

  • Customer Service by Victor Briggs, CEO, VTB Consult

  • Defining Your Market by Dayo Fagade, Senior Sales Manager, OFSAA Africa, Oracle

  • Developing a Business Plan by Edughom Hanson, Deputy Managing Director, Wider Perspectives Limited

  • Entrepreneurship 101 by Adetola Adebowale, CEO, WAPA Apparels

  • Financing your business by Adaobi Umeh, Team Lead, Economic Analysis Wider Perspectives Limited

  • Finance Fundamentals by Sheriff Ibrahim, Member, Association of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

  • Facebook Business by Segun Abodunrin, CEO, Tway Media

  • Growth Strategies by Kalada Apiafi, CEO, Wider Perspectives

  • Legal and Tax Requirements by Barr. Abayomi Akinwole, Partner, ILS Attorneys

  • Managing Your Digital Business Page, Facebook Business, Tools & Services for Creating Creative Content, Digital Strategy by Segun Abodunrin, CEO, Tway Media

  • Marketing Strategy by Friday Okuwe, Director, Strategy & Planning, SO & U Saatchi & Saatchi Limited

  • Pitch Your Business by Ifeanyi Orajaka, Managing Director, GVE Projects Limited

  • Set & Smash Your Goals by Dr. Peter Ogbonna, Partner, Biz-GRO


2. Starting a business through the NEXT Economy Entrepreneurship Track Phase 3 & 4

  • Presentation by Joshua Osunbor, Co-founder, Foundi-ng

  • Budget and Financial Projections by Toyosi Adebakin, Founder, Alliance For Youth Development

  • Mentoring by Fatai Olayemi, Growth Support Lead, FATE Foundation

  • Business Model Canvas by Oge Nnaife, Enterprise Learning Lead, FATE Foundation

  • Social Media Campaign by Ebuka Ezeji, CEO, Techphillic

  • Story telling and Pitching by Tosin Bolaji, Program Officer, ScaleUp Lab, FATE Foundation

3. Scaling Up High Potential Agribusinesses

In the advisory sessions of the 10 ScaleUp Lab Agribusiness Entrepreneurs, these experienced Agribusiness entrepreneurs and professionals provided one-on-one consulting support to our entrepreneurs in the area of finance, tax and growth support.

  • Edobong Akpabio, CMO, Organic Green Animalia Farms (Course Director)

  • African-farmer Mogaji, Owner, X-Ray Farms Consulting.

  • Oiza Mayawi, Financial Consultant, Shleze Consulting

  • Samson Friday, Audit & Assurance Associate, Shelze Consulting

  • Saheed Onibudo, Managing Partner, DS Professional Services

  • Wale Hassan, Head, Strategic Product Partnerships, Flutterwave Inc.

  • Muyiwa Faulkner, Senior Executive, Growth, Flutterwave Inc.



  • How to scale Agribusiness by Segun Adebanji, Principal, African Capital Alliance.

  • How to scale Agribusiness by Ladell Robbins, Head, FMCG & Agriculture, African Capital Alliance.

  • Developing a Scalable Operations Strategy by Lanre Olapoju, Associate Director, KPMG Nigeria.

  • Scaling Operational Capacity by Ayo Olajiga, Co-founder/Director, FoodPro Limited


   4. Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme

 Our faculty who provided support in the month of June during the EEP programme for owner managers and entrepreneurs looking to reposition and take their business to the next level.

  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset: Are You Enough to take Your Business to Scale? Lessons in Self Leadership by Olatutu Sholeye, Chief Executive Officer, Learners & Trainers

  • The Business Environment: The Good, The Bad, The Opportunities by Michael Faniran
    Senior Manager, Energy Accenture

  • Why do Businesses Fail in Nigeria? by Pradeep Pahalwani, Managing Director, Securisk

  • Physical Health: What key health and lifestyle changes do you need to make? by Lola Odewunmi, CEO, Lola Nutrition

5. FATE Content Contributors

These individuals helped us expand our ever increasing range of articles, videos, templates and resources on the MSMEHub.

  • Funmi Adesina-Babalogbon, Law Lecturer, The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro

  • Odunoluwa Longe, Co-founder, DIYlaw Technologies Limited

  • Temitayo Ibrahim, Marketing Manager, Accounteer

  • Tale Alimi, CEO, Tale Alimi Global

  • Nairametrics

6. The FATE Consulting Clinic 

Thank you to these expert professionals who provided one-on-one consulting support to our entrepreneurs in the areas of funding and human resource.

  • Ruth David, WAVE Academics.

  • Babatunde Jooda, Member, ACCA