Nigerian man Kennedy Ekezie initiates new fellowship programme to help small businesses

Nigerian man Kennedy Ekezie initiates new fellowship programme to help small businesses

- Capital Fellowship has opened the 2021 fellowship programme application for small business owners in Nigeria

- The programme will be for a month and small business owners will get connected to high-achieving mentors who support them

- The application will be opened to small businesses till March 15, 2021

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Capital Fellowship, initiated by Kennedy Ekezie, has announced the launch of its inaugural Fellowship programme for small business owners in Nigeria.

The Capital Fellowship provides free capital, bespoke mentorship, and access to a network of resources to small business owners in Nigeria to enable them to grow quickly and sustainably.

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Traditionally, small business owners in Nigeria have often been left behind when it comes to receiving the appropriate resources and networks to grow quickly and sustainably.

The fellowship is a one-month program, where small business owners get connected to high-achieving mentors who support them with overall business strategy, receive small seed funding, and access to a network of partners and resources while they grow.

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Capital Fellowship mentors are leaders at companies like Dangote, Unilever, and Nigerian Breweries, world-class serial entrepreneurs, and social enterprise leaders who collectively have immense knowledge and powerful networks that can directly support small business owners.

Guided by the understanding of the importance of small businesses to the Nigerian economy, Capital Fellowship hopes to provide a unique platform for businesses to grow, deliver returns and impact for their owners, and Nigeria at large.

Applications for the inaugural Capital Fellowship are now open to small businesses till March 15, 2021. Apply here.

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Please note that the Capital Fellowship is a free programme and no business owner will be charged for applying or participating in the program.

Nigerian man Kennedy Ekezie initiates new fellowship programme to help small businesses
Kennedy Ekezie was honoured by Queen Elizabeth II. Photo credit: @KennedyEkezie
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Recall a year ago, he was honoured by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom for engaging in a worthwhile venture of raising over $2 million to mentor young Africans.

Ekezie, 22, from Imo state, eastern Nigeria, raised the fund targeting young Africans all over the world, according to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission.

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