Opportunities This Week: SeedStars World Competition, #SheMeansBusiness 2018 and more

This week, we are back and better. And guess what? We’ve put together a list of the best events, internship and investment opportunities from across Africa. Take your time, browse through and apply.


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Seedstars World is a Switzerland based startup competition that takes place in emerging markets. They run 65+ local competitions where they identify the best seed-stage startups, give them pitch training and award the winners with an opportunity to compete in the Seedstars Summit where one of them will be crowned Seedstars World Global Winner.

Seedstars World is coming to Lagos!

The 10 best startups from Lagos will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Lagos 2018. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits that include our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum. It’s a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.

Deadline for applications – 24 Sep 2018

Visit their website to apply.


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If you live in Abeokuta or its environs, why not attend OnlineHub’s TechPreneursHangOut.

TechPreneurs HangOut is an annual convergence for coders, developers, programmers, graphics designers, creative curators, content writers, illustrators, digital enthusiasts, bloggers, social media handlers and tech policy makers in and around the city of Abeokuta, Ogun State and Nigeria as a whole to innovate, collaborate and explore new frontiers in this digital-driven emerging economy.

The second edition of #TechPreneursHangOut Abeokuta is in commemoration of the 2018 United Nations World Youth Skills Day #WYSD2018 with the theme: “Build, Make, and Create.”

The admittance for this event is free but registration is required.

For more information and registration, visit their website.


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SheMeansBusiness Digital Training Series in partnership with Facebook is about to train over 4,000 Nigerian young women on how to utilise digital resources that will help them take their businesses online and compete in a global marketplace.

The one on one trainings will be followed up with a 4-week email course providing information on further resources (including Facebook’s Blueprint e-learning course).

Click here to register.


A reputable organization in Lagos is looking to employ undergad marketing interns.

Job Description

Contribute to the development and delivery of social media strategies.

Assist with product photography and editing as well as video capture and editing.

Create digital marketing contents

Assist with website content creation

Help analyze monthly metrics; assess behavior data and recommend improvements

Assist with tasks and special projects as needed.

Candidate Description

Excellent communication Skills

Excellent use of social media metrics and analytics

Moderate use of brand design software- AI, Photoshop

To apply, register here





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