June 25, 2022


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Brain Builders Director Becomes VC4A mentor in Nigeria, Kenya

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The sensational 8th most influential young Nigerian, Mr. Abideen Olasupo has walked the path of greats once again as he was selected as one of the 17 mentors — the youngest in fact — for Venture  Capital For Africa mentoring camp.

The Venture Capital For Africa VC4A is a multinational organisation that supports entrepreneurs; building, bridging, and connecting them with mentors on the field that will allow for key partnerships to develop the African marketplace with the ability to raise capital from more than 2,000 Africa focused early stage investors. More than 1,000 program partners engage members with their entrepreneurship programs, competitions, and services.

The VC4A in partnership with MAKE-IT in Africa is holding a two month long camp that rotates routinely, allowing for connections and partnerships with African investors and the market makers, towards repositioning Africa. The seventeen mentors selected for the mentoring programme include:

1. Chimaobi Agwu
2. Abubakar Abdullahi
3. Segun Samuel
4. Chike Asiodu
5. Ivana Osagie
6. Charles Uche Emembolu
7. Olajumoke Oduwole
8. Jude Atebe
9. Laurens Kreuze
10. Achenyo Asimegbe
11. Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola
12. Dipo Adebo
13. Yemi Lawal
14. Yemi Keri
15. Olasupo Abideen Opeyemi
16. Victor Obioma
17. Tonna Ezumba

Mr. Abideen, who has ememplified himself in youth advocacy, entrepreneurial support, and growth for other youths appears surprisingly on the list, as the youngest person to be a participatory mentor on the list.

The project is billed to end in September 2018, with mentors and their wards bonding and learning over the course of two months.

Akinyemi Princely X Adedeji

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