FLOURISHING IN AUSTERITY: Practical steps to take in a recession

“Recession is an opportunity to leap, not a season to squat.”

We are in a recession. That’s the  reality. But it doesn’t have to be your own business reality.

I’ve often said, “Recession is an opportunity to leap, not a season to squat”, and the earlier you take that to heart, the better for your experience in business.

There are things you can begin to do now to recover your business from the grip of the recession – practical things. These practical steps are the focus of our discourse in this compact course courtesy #StrictlyStartups.

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Quickly, the course details:

Date: Friday, February 19th 2016

Time: 6:00 pm (GMT+1)

Venue: WhatsApp

Access Fee: N2,000/ $10 only

To register, pay the access fee into designated bank account (international course participants will be provided with a bank dollar account to pay into), send your NAME, WHATSAPP NUMBER and BUSINESS NAME to STARTUPPLUSNG@GMAIL.COM.

To get bank details, please call Rachel on +234 808 844 1154.

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This course was made possible by StartUpPlus Africa’s #StrictlyStartups Project.

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HOW TO WRITE AN ELEVATOR PITCH THAT TICKLES

WHAT’S YOUR ELEVATOR PITCH?

Yesterday, I taught a fashion startup to write their elevator pitch as they applied for the British Council’s ENTERPRISE CHALLENGE 2016 closing today.

To be one of the two who wins N1.5m each and the top 20 participants to be mentored and enjoy networking, you must be able to write an ELEVATOR PITCH that TICKLES.

This evening, by 6pm, I will be teaching an open class on how to write an Elevator Pitch that tickles.

Guess what? It’s FREE!!!

Simply, send your name and WhatsApp number to startupplusng@gmail.com to join the class for FREE.

Once we climax in attendance, we close the access.

Find details on HOW TO WRITE KILLER BUSINESS PLANS here: https://goo.gl/qd4Dvz

To startups,

Adeleke David (Mr. Effectiveness)
Economic Revolution Strategist
T: @davidadeleke
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>>> #StrictlyStartups is a publication of StartUpPlus Africa. Monday, February 9th 2016. All rights reserved. <<<

StartUp+ Conference hosts 120 Nigerian Startups (@StartUpPlusNG)

It is no longer news that startups in Nigeria are heeding the clarion call with the evolution of hubs, incubators, accelerators, and VCs. More than ever before, there is a need to provide support for the growth and flourishing of startups in Nigeria.

StartUpPlus, a startup ecosystem, is at the fore of this movement providing dedicated support that ultimately gives startups control over their growth and flourishing. In a statement by Adeleke David Adekunle, Executive Director of StartUpPlus, “one of the serial killers of startups is absence of cashflow which places a lid on their growth potential”. Studies demonstrate that only 4% of startups alive today are expected to remain alive by 2025; quite staggering!

StartUpPlus, in response to this critical issue, has set the stage for startups to convene to share, learn and deliberate on the subject of cashflow. On Friday, May 1st, 120 Nigerian startups (aspiring and existing) will gather at Protea Hotel Ikeja, GRA for StartUp+ Conference Lagos 2015 #SUCLagos2015 to do justice to the theme, Cashflow: from startup idea to revenue. The central focus of the conference is how to rake in revenue from your startup idea in the shortest possible time.

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SUCLagos2015, a 4-hour conference, is supported by Protea Hotels, Konga Online Shopping, Cakes by Raychels, Photography by Motif, Praiseworld Radio, Poise Clothing, CVMedia among others. All available seats have been booked already; but a waitlist is open which gives you access to discount coupon from conference partners and privileged support programs from StartUpPlus. Register on the waitlist here.  

Now, startups can start selling their productson Konga, Nigeria’s largest online shopping mall, easily. Simply click: konga.com/sell and enter “Startup” in the field for referral code to get your Trading Officer FREE! This special offer is made possible by Konga and StartUp+.

StartUp+ Conference, the StartUp+ logo, the power ring with + are property of StartUpPlus.

Download 7 Startup Blunders (eBook) by Adeleke David Adekunle

Merry Christmas!!!

I believe this will be a Christmas with a difference. While you rock and ride, wine and dine, don’t miss out on the true essence of Christmas: that Jesus was born to set us at liberty to fulfill our purpose for living.

If you ask me, “what is your own purpose?” I would respond, “My purpose is to execute an economic revolution in Africa” hence, my identity: Economic Revolution Strategist. And one pivotal way for carrying out my purpose is to power startups for growth and flourishing. I help startups gain control over the factors that influence their survival, growth and flourishing.

The book below is a gift to you. It must never be sold anywhere, by anyone for any reason. It’s an investment into the fulfilment of my purpose. I’ve written it so you can avoid the deadly mistakes that kill startups in 2015 and beyond.

7 StartUp Blunders - eBook

Feel free to share it with everyone you love and hate.

 

To your control,

Adeleke David Adekunle

(Mr. Effectiveness)

 

Click the link below to download 7 Startup Blunders: deadly mistakes that kill startups.

 

 

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7 STARTUP BLUNDERS: Deadly Mistakes That Kill Startups (#NewBook)

Christmas is here!!

I have taken out time to think through what would be a fantastic Christmas gift for startups out there. My conclusion was to give something valuable that can change the course of their experience in the coming year 2015.

I present the all-new eBook, 7 STARTUP BLUNDERS: Deadly Mistakes That Kill Startups.

7 StartUp Blunders - eBook

The book will be released on Sunday, December 21, 2014. I will be speaking to about one hundred young startup entrepreneurs on that same day and I think the book will make a great gift for every one of them.

It’s yours for the taking. I kept my promise to keep it short, direct, easy to understand and practical.

And the good part is this: IT IS FREE!

You simply have to request for it. That tells me you really want it. So get to it. Send a request email to info@startupplusng.com using “7 StartUp Blunders” as the subject.

To every startup out there…this is for you!

To a fabulous 2015…

And to power to control your growth as a startup…

You are an Icon!

Adeleke David

Mr. Effectiveness