Showing posts from May, 2018

Fidelity Bank Partners International Agencies Over N500m SMEs’ Fund

In a bid to strengthen the non-oil sector, Fidelity Bank Plc is partnering international funding agencies and venture capitalists to provide N500 million funding for Small and Medium Enterprises. Nnamdi Okonkwo, the bank’s Managing Director, stated this at the 250th edition of the Fidelity Bank SMEs programme in Lagos. Okonkwo said the bank was partnering venture capitalists and angel investors to organise ‘Fidelity Bank SME Funding Fair’ aimed at providing funding for SMEs to strengthen economic growth and development. An angel investor is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. Okonkwo said the funding would come in the form of equity participation and debt financing among others, noting that details of the fair would be made public at the right time. He explained that the two-day funding fair scheduled for September would provide an avenue for SMEs to meet international funding fir

3 Skills That Will Make More Sales & Money For Your Business

At the end of the day, you will discover that the purpose or goal of any small business is to make sales. As a matter of fact, the world revolves around the word SELLING; everybody and every business is selling something. Even a graduate is selling his/herself via the CV. It's either you are selling a product or a service, the keyword there remains SELLING. The earlier you understand that mastering the art of selling is the essence of why you're in business, the better for you. In order to boost your sales in business, these 3 skills are very important to have. Please take note of these skills and, if possible, dedicate every resource within you to acquire these skills; or else it will just be same old story of little or no sales of your products/services over and over again. Before delving into these skills, permit me to remind you that the art of selling and making more sales has moved from the brick and mortal store to online. As a matter of fact, if your business i