Tuesday, 22 August 2017

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  • Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University, is set to select, train and empower 50 entrepreneurs in her 7th season of Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) initiative.
    The gesture is in line with the bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, aimed at creating a new generation of entrepreneurs equipped with new skills sets and seed capital.
    The training which is slated to last for 6 months is geared towards the stimulation of economic growth and development in Nigeria, and is open to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). 
    The overall objective of the program is  to trigger growth in different sectors of the economy such as fashion, ICT, Education, Health and Agriculture, and so on.
    The Head of Corporate Communications of the bank,  Chioma Afe, while speaking to the press said, “ after the six months intensive business training for the top 50 entrepreneurs, the best 15 will be assigned to mentors and these are established business owners who operate the same line of business and are able to provide real life solutions to the business challenges of the mentee”.
    Afe speaking, “Entrepreneurs are advised to access and submit their respective entries at www.diamondbet.com.ng including a 60 seconds video of the business pitch for a chance to be selected as one of the fifty (50) businesses to benefit from the training programme and seed capital of N3 million for the best five businesses.”
    Diamond bank PLC, one of the  leading advocate for emerging businesses in the country initiated this program since 2010 and has been consistent.
    Are you an entrepreneur or an aspiring entrepreneur? Why not give this a try? You never can tell if this is your time to experience a turnaround in your business or a an opportunity for the launch of that business idea that has been lingering for some time in your mind.

    Visit the website and get registered today!


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