Endeavor Nigeria unveils cohort for ScaleUp programme


Endeavor Nigeria has announced the selected entrepreneurs who will participate in its new ten-week Endeavour ScaleUp programme which aims to support the country’s high-impact business leaders. 

Seven entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the new programme

The selected seven participants are from the following startups; Releaf, Bankly, wallets.africa and BFREE.

The participants are;

  • Releaf – Ikenna Nzewi – CEO and co-founder, Uzoma Ayogu – CTO and co-founder
  • Bankly – Tomilola Majekodunmi – co-founder and CEO
  • wallets.africa – John Oke – CEO
  • BFREE – Julian Flosbach – CEO, Moses Nmor – CPO, Chuks Enyi – COO

Tosin Faniro-Dada, Managing Director and CEO of Endeavor Nigeria comments on the launch and implementation of the new programme and what it will offer the selected participants.

 “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”.

The ScaleUp Programme

The selected entrepreneurs will be provided with mentorship, access to fundraising support, partnerships and the chance to network with other high impact entrepreneurs who have established successful businesses.

In addition, participants will be provided with direct and actional feedback which aims to support and promote their growth in entrepreneurship and as business leaders. The programme will feature group workshops led by Endeavor Entrepreneurs, board members and selected members. 

Endeavor aims to scale up and support innovative African startups resulting in job creation and overall economic growth. Currently, Endeavor supports 24 entrepreneurs from 13 startups namely;  

Flutterwave, Carbon, Autochek, 54gene, TeamApt, TradeDepot, Helium Health, Paga, Migo, Daystar Power, HealthPlus, Kobo360 and FilmHouse Group. 

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Featured image: Cytonn Photography via Unsplash 



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