Tonye Cole, Osayi Allie, Adebola Williams, Ayo Thompson, and others were among the influential personalities at the official launch of Accelerate Labs powered by Microsoft Nigeria in partnership with The Future Project.
The event was held yesterday at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Accelerate Labs is an initiative to support socially-inclined, high-profit and competitive businesses among young entrepreneurs in the country.
Themed ‘Activating Small and Medium Scale Enterprises’, the initiative is set to offer training and funds to young entrepreneurs across Nigeria, with the aim to bolster the local economy and provide employment.
Guests at the event include Bunmi Adeoye, who represented the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah; Rashidat Umar, representing the Minister of Youth and Social Development; Muniyat AbdulRazak, who stood in for the Minister of Science & Technology, Ogbonaya Onu.
Others are Taiwo Abiose, Director of Entrepreneurship, Lagos State; Hakeem Adeniji-Adele, Director, Public Sector, Microsoft Nigeria; and Olumide Makanjuola, Executive Director, The Future Project.
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