- US Consulate Trains Emerging Entrepreneurs
The United States Consulate General, Lagos, in collaboration with Field of Skills and Dreams VTE Academy has concluded the second edition of the Conference for Emerging Entrepreneurs in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
A total of 121 budding Nigerian entrepreneurs participated in the two-day workshop, the US consulate said in a statement.
“The up-and-coming entrepreneurs, selected from across Nigeria, learned how to transform their ideas into practical business plans, manage business risks, navigate difficult moments, seek capital, and develop partnerships to help their businesses grow,” it added.
The US Consul General, John Bray, declared the workshop open and was joined by Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. Ipalibo Banigo, and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Ndowa Lale.
Bray explained that one of the US Mission Nigeria’s primary goals was to support Nigeria’s economic development.