If you are hunting for cash to either scale up your present company, or capital to begin your small business, then you are in luck, as the world’s major organization reality present. Lions’ Den is coming to Nigeria, also recognised as Dragons’ Den and Shark Tank in the Uk and United states of america respectively.
Bold and passionate business people will be provided the opportunity to pitch their businesses or thoughts in the Lions’ Den, a small business actuality Television display brought to you by the producers of Who Needs To Be a Millionaire and Task Fame West Africa, Ultima Minimal, with the assistance of Gold Sponsors, Ecobank Nigeria Silver Sponsors, Chapel Hill Denham and Bronze Sponsors, Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), and the Lender of Marketplace, with the Lagos Condition Interior Revenue Services (LIRS) as Strategic Associates.
In his remark concerning currently being Gold Sponsors of Lions’ Den, the Controlling Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan said: “The SMEs and entrepreneurs in the region are looking for practical companions that will aid them create sustainable businesses. Our buyers have become far more discerning, they are not wanting for any partner, but the right spouse – just one that is not just delivering economic aid but is investing in their advancement. This is what Ecobank represents. We have been supporting SMEs since we realize them as the motor of progress of any economic system. And we do know far too that the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred expansion in entrepreneurship in Nigeria, building an even larger sector possibility. This Tv display will even further make much more business people.”
“We are delighted to husband or wife with Ultima Constrained ideal recognized for its flagship programmes – ‘Who Needs To Be A Millionaire?’ and ‘Project Fame West Africa’. We imagine the concentrate on group will embrace the programme and at the finish of the working day, we will obtain our targets of supporting small corporations and assisting aspiring entrepreneurs in the country understand their aspiration.”
Commenting on the relevance of Lions’ Den as a platform for supplying support for Nigerian business owners, the Chief Government Officer of Chapel Hill Denham, Mr Bolaji Balogun reported, “We imagine that supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in Nigeria is crucial to Nigeria’s sustainable financial enhancement and will develop chance and employment for our talented youth, minimize poverty, tackle social difficulties and boost trade. It is an incredible prospect to guidance firms to scale by delivering access to money, to mentorship and to networks. Chapel Hill Denham is pleased to help Lions’ Den and we imagine that this collection will not only deliver terrific entertainment and education and learning but also have an incredible impression on Nigerian entrepreneurship.”
Also talking on the why the Growth Lender of Nigeria selected to sponsor the Television Fact Present, the Managing Director, Tony Okpanachi claimed, “As a Development Financial Establishment set up to bridge the funding gap for MSMEs, our strategic concentration has often been to offer funding and ample potential creating for the underserved, but a critical sector of the Nigeria financial system. It is in this regard, that we have partnered with Ultima Confined, the producers of the Lion’s Den. This is crucial to us since the Show’s goals align with the Bank’s mandate of accelerating financial advancement and equipping the MSMEs with the necessary skills and channels to create their potential and productivity”.
“I strongly think that the displays will start some incredibly progressive and exciting entrepreneurs” He added. “Ultima Minimal, the producer of The Lion’s Den is the outfit powering the creation of popular Television set Actuality Demonstrates like ‘Who Wishes to Be a Millionaire” and “Project Fame West Africa”.
Budding business people who are seeking investors for their companies can sign-up on https://ultima.ng/lionsden/apply/
Registration closes on the 15th of February, 2021.