Ambitious Africa Debuts In Nigeria
……….. By Emesakoru Enifome
Ambitious Africa , a youth-led African/Nordic organization that connects entrepreneurs, investors, students, educators and policymakers is set to launch their Nigeria Chapter on Tuesday.
Ambitious Africa was founded in 2020 with a goal to initiate and support Nordic and African youth-led large-scale grassroots projects with social impact in Africa. It is an umbrella organization of 15 entrepreneurship societies from the Nordics and young change-makers and organizations across Africa. Within a few months, the initiative has started operations in 17 African countries with plans to spread to all 54 African nations.
The organization provides stakeholders with a platform to make relevant connections to develop projects in a specific country, supports scaling of successful initiatives across Africa, and offers consulting and impactful internships to Nordic students.
Ambitious Africa has been supported by many relevant actors such as Peter Vesterbacka, angel investor and founder of Slush, the world’s leading startup and tech event, Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development and Trade, Arho Anttila, GM for Africa and Asia, Pipedrive and many African ministers and ambassadors.
After establishing operations across some African countries , the organization is now starting operations in Nigeria, the team currently consists of 10 (ten) members from Nigeria and the Nordics, with an operational office in Abuja and an Incubation HUB domiciled at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
As part of the activities line up to kick start the Nigerian Chapter, the organization will be hosting a virtual Ambitious Nigeria launch event.
The event will be held at the Innovative online platform Dealroomevents.com , an AI-powered matchmaking software and technology that enables participants to have 20-minute meetings with entrepreneurs, students , educators, policymakers with organizations , investors and merchants that are most relevant to their initiatives with a panel session focusing on the three thematic areas the organization, is poised to proffer solutions to e.g. Education in the 21st Century, Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries
Interested participants can join the virtual launching through registering via nigeria.dealroomevents.com to attend and join the organization, said Mr. Eriksson Ronny, Ambitious Africa, Co-founder.