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25 Websites To Visit As An Entrepreneur

There’s no reason you can’t learn something new every day, whether it’s a work skill, a fun new hobby, or even a language!
As an entrepreneur, you are expected to be updated on trends in business,  the technology sector, health and anything you can think of because it’s obvious that an entrepreneur is likely to see an opportunity anywhere. So here is a list  of 25 handful and amazing websites you can visit to learn and expand your horizon:

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Hub Book Club

Introduction 

Hub Book Club is an innovative approach toward recreating nor rebuilding reading habits in the mind of the said target audience which is the youth and those interested. The book club will have a distinctive section that improves and troubleshoot the identified problems.

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STARTUP KANO HOST NWT TRAINING FOR 200 WOMEN IN TECH IN KAN0 STATE

Nigerian Women Techsters is an experimental learning program by @tech4dev sponsored by Microsoft aimed at building digital literacy particularly in coding and analytical skills in young women. Tech4dev in itself is a social enterprise that helps solve the world’s great problems through technology.

It plans to train 2,400 women within the age range of 18-40 in Nigeria in the next one year and across 12 States of which #Kano is included. However For the cohort in Kano, Startup Kano would handle and facilitate the training and it’s qualified and experienced facilitators pulled from their inbuilt developers communities and @wintechng would do the job.
The training initiated on 4th May 2019, at 9am and in attendance were 59 women.

Key Objectives

The key objectives for the training is to train the women in coding and analytical related skills of which three were selected namely:

Web and Mobile App
Game Development
Embedded systems

The Women however were given the privilege to select the skill of their choice based on their registration online.
Yesterday, being the first class was for introduction and basics which was however deep. The training would run for the next 10 Saturdays as it is scheduled for Saturdays and online trainings would be taken within the week since there will be no need to converge at the hub as its online.

In Conclusion, It promises to be an amazing time for the women selected and the skills to be acquired would be beneficial to the society at large as the women from their contributions today made it clear they already have ideas of problems to be solved using the skills to be acquired.

#womentechstars #kano #cohort #skillsforlife #girlswhocode #wintechng

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WOMEN FOUNDERS CONFERENCE 3RD EDITION 2018 ANNOUNCED

STARTUP KANO WOMEN FOUNDERS CONFERENCE THIRD EDITION, 2018

Venue: Marhaba Event Center farm Center beside Bristol Palace Hotel, Kano.
Date : 12th Decemebr, 2018
Time: 10am Prompt

WOMEN FOUNDERS CONFERENCE

Women Founders Conference is a single day event being curated by Startup Kano Team with an audience of about 200 women in business and startups in one place, this year’s conference will focus on women in business to share their stories and practical advice. Our aim is to bring together bright minds to deliver talks that are idea motivated and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder to provoke conversations that matter among women entrepreneurs in our ecosystem. Each year’s conference feature successful women speakers to share their stories and practical advice, learn how they got started, what went wrong, what surprised them and what led their companies’ growth?

THEME #HerAgenda

Each year has its unique theme using a hashtag that serves as the point of reflection. We carefully chose a theme for the conference which address critical issues and immediate social concerns that affect Women entrepreneurs in the ecosystem. This year’s theme #HerAgenda is used due to the rise in the number of women founders who have demonstrated great determination and struggle to achieve high standard of ethical, moral and civic standards in the ecosystem.

MODE OF PARTICIPATION

50 special invitation is sent out to corporate Organizations and highly respected and influential women achievers to grace the conference to serve as an inspiration and motivation to the budding women entrepreneurs in attendance.
A registration portal is open for interested participants to register online so as to capture the type of audience to be expected at the conference. Participation is strictly on invitation or registration online. However, if participants are not able to register online, registration can do be done on the conference day which might attracts additional charges from the participants.

SPEAKERS SELECTION CRITERIA

The conference will feature successful business women and entrepreneurs whose brand and services, over the years demonstrated business excellence and the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, community and social responsibility. Their journey has been memorable, unforgettable and worthy of emulation to inspire and motivate the younger generation who are ready to change the world. M:
Our aim is to bring together bright minds to deliver talks that are idea motivated and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder, to provoke conversations that matter among women entrepreneurs in our ecosystem.
A minimum of ten years’ experience in any field of expertise; entrepreneurship, Information technology, finance, legal, administration, health, agribusiness, education, commerce, business.
Our speakers can springs from anywhere around the world, because the conference is a world class standard and has an international recognition.

OBJECTIVES

1. To accelerate the development process of women business startups;
2. To facilitate the creation of an interactive community for exchange of ideas, mentorship and information for women;
3. To create a comfortable environment for businesswomen, women startup owners and potential investors to interact;
4. To establish a network of women entrepreneurs committed to growing and scaling their businesses;
5. To provide essential support to women startups that thrive and cater for the socio-economic climate and boost job creation.

FINANCING/FUNDING

From its inception, Women Founders Conference is a sponsored event designed to enlighten and showcase women entrepreneurs in our ecosystem. The Conference will be financed from either sponsorship or donations. Sponsorship of the Conference gives endless opportunities including advertisement rights to the sponsor.
Our partners, sponsors and other stakeholders for Women Founders Conference will be identified as key contributors to the creation and development of business women and the startup ecosystem. Details of commitment can be discussed by respective organization having interest to be sponsors.
This is an opportunity for the sponsors and partners to present itself to business women, customers and decision makers whose efforts and impact through their brands and services, over the years demonstrated business excellence and the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, civic and social responsibility.
As a Sponsor of Women Founders Conference, you directly promote the work of a great community and help create a platform for business women and entrepreneurs to showcase and stimulate their business growth.

VOLUNTEERING

We open our doors to committed and dedicated people who are willing to contribute their quota to the success of Women Founders Conference. In as much as it is a conference, it i community driven and has been tagged under Startup Kano community events at organizational level.
BRANDING GUIDE (OTHER LOCATION):
Women Founders Conference is the name of the grand event, for other places participating and coordinating Women Founders Conference, the Conference will take the name of the location. Example in Niger State, Minna it will be; Women Founders Conference Minna.

PROMOTIONS

Use the following hastags; #wfc18 #heragenda #KanoCe #startupkanno for publicity and follow the official social media sites for startup Kano @startupkano across all platforms.
PREVIOUS CONFERENCE

WFC 2016: #youcansitwithus
WFC 2017: #inspiredbyawoman

 

WHAT NEXT?

More Goodies this year + we have 5 stalls for 5 Amazing Businesses to showcase their products. Last year we had 300 women in attendance and this year we are aiming more! Ticket is N1,000 only and Conference kit(including certificate) is N2,000 only (Kit is optional). all you have to do is register from the link here bit.ly/WFCKano (Case sensitive) or click on our bio, and we will send you an email for payment/Confirmation and your Ticket!

REGISTER HERE

 

 

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CONNECT LEARN GROW

As part of our mission to create opportunities for creative entrepreneurs, designers, developers, startups, tech enthusiast we are excited to announce to you that Startup Kano Hub is live and accessible to the public. Opening hours is fro  09:00am to 05:00pm from Monday to Friday, and what are weekends for? Communities events where you actually recap have fun etc with the Hub Community.

Creative Minds

Startup kano Hub is the number one “BUS STOP” for creative minds to connect. We believe in creativity and innovations to build the future.

Internet

You can take advantage of our high speed internet connection to maximize productivity.

Affordable

We are flexible at charging to fit all. No matter what you do, we’ve got you covered.

Network with Mentors

Mentors are the north star of creative minds.

HUB ACTIVITIES

We all know that a fun and positive WorkSpace is necessary to increase productivity and inspire creativity. We put more attention into the design and style of our creative community, to be inspiring, creative and fun.

Community Events

We organize, host and collaborate with other partners to bring you the best community events, such as tech events and Entrepreneurship classes.

Relaxation Zone

Its fun to be at our Hub. All works without play makes Jack a doll boy. We’ve got, Video Games (For the love of ‘GAME’), Board Games, Books and so much more to make your stay comfortable.

Hub Store

Get your Gadgets, SWAGS and other materials/apparels at the HUB without leaving what you are doing.

Lets get you on board

Now that you are interested in changing the world, lets get you on board here

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