Empowerment and funding for smart business ideas
AYEEN was conceived to effectively affect the business space and entrepreneurial minds of young Nigerians. The conception has led to the identification of viable business ideas, start-ups and existing businesses which have been generously aided with funding, business mentorship and training. The peculiarity of AYEEN is that, there will be no ultimate winner rather hundreds of people walk away annually with various degrees of business funding and other forms of empowerment.
AYEEN Testimonial Record
Africa's Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria commenced in 2014 and has received accolades from stakeholders, government officials, captains of industry, global business giants and other guests in the last four years. The program which has garnered over 200,000 young entrepreneurs, has since been recognized as the foremost entrepreneurship empowerment program in Africa. The Web Business Campaign (WBC) and TV program was the platform that exposed entrepreneurs to be reached by global angel investors and venture capitalists as they present their business ideas.
Mentorship, Training & Equipment for Entrepreneurs
The AYEEN program has over the years provided business mentorship and training across Nigeria in various sectors, the programs mostly include Agriculture and Aquaculture training while the participants are empowered with basics of starting up, sustaining and expanding their business. The mentorship program caters to all business sectors giving guidance, advice and necessary information to teething entrepreneurs. Tools are also provided for the grassroot entrepreneurs and artisans to enhance their business productivity.
Empowering & Showcasing Nigerian Entrepreneurs
The A.Y.E Reality TV Show is a thirteen (13) episode entrepreneurial show that broadcast across Africa on over 8 TV Stations. The Reality Show unlike others and those in its Genre is very educative, informative, engaging yet entertaining. It showcases selected innovative entrepreneurs who agree to pitch their ideas and businesses before a well sought out panel of international judges on the A.Y.E reality TV show. Their businesses cut across the various sectors of the economy; transportation, technology, commodity goods, food processing, packaging, waste management /re-cycling, manufacturing, hospitality, agriculture, fashion and so much more encouraging many investors/partners to scout for profitable ventures.