Startup Grind Ife has announced the launch of Startup 180 event coming up on Saturday, May 26 at the Ajose Lecture theatre at the Obafemi Awolowo University,Ife.
The event is set to host around 400 Student Entrepreneurs in an around Ife, Osogbo and Ilesha environ. The event titled “Funding your Grind” is expected to teach student Entrepreneurs starting their businesses for the first time and looking for seed capital.
According to the Psalmuel Adekunle the Chapter Director of StartupGrind Ife, he believes “many students on campus have great ideas that can convert to success but lack of access to capital is really affecting this community into becoming an ecosystem.” He claims StartupGrind events are done with the community in mind, it’s built to create a support system for student entrepreneurs on campus.
Speaker Lineup for the event are Simi Adejumo – Country Manager of Accounteer, Olatunji Opaleye – Founder, HostCabal, Kayode Oyedokun – Head of Investment, Ventures Platform; Nifemi Oluboyede – Co-founder, Startup Pack; Sean Burrowes – COO, Ingressive. This amazing set of investors and successful entrepreneurs will be sharing their stories of how they went ahead to raise their first capital investment and share opportunities for everyone to benefit from.
There will also be a Mockpitch session and a Startup Clinic class for individuals to meet and greet with a business analyst. The event is free and you can register here .