Headstart Headstart Program

The SOS Headstart is the entrepreneurship focused programme, an integrated business start-up and scale intervention incorporating training, mentoring, funding, networking and advisory services.

What is Headstart?

The SOS Headstart is the entrepreneurship focused programme, an integrated business start-up and scale intervention incorporating training, mentoring, funding, networking and advisory services.

The program focuses on equipping SMEs with the skills, resources and knowledge to succeed in today’s economy and in the future of work and enterprise, particularly in COVID19 times.

Beneficiaries of the Headstart Program are supported to build businesses that can solve problems, grow, remain sustainable, and ultimately, contribute to the economy by improving the GDP, payment of taxes, ensuring productivity and job creation.

Our Headstart Program Has 3 Core Projects:

Online Skill up For Business

is an enterprise skills development online training designed for Entrepreneur to conceptualize, start or grow businesses through immersive individual and peer-to-peer learning using our curated & exclusive content delivered by experienced instructors, business challenges with prizes to support your businesses and access to our unique Trello & Slack based ENTERPRISE COLLABORATION LOUNGE for Entrepreneurs to network, access funding, opportunities, business tools, a marketplace, business mentors, service providers/experts and continuous training.

Headstart For Industrialpreneur

The headstart for industrialpreneur is focused on industries such as mining, agriculture, trade, food, manufacturing, transport and storage, health, tourism and hospitality, telecom and information services and professional services and education, with high value economic activities and need for innovation to create new markets for job creation, value addition and capture driven by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

For a start, we are focused on the agricultural industry which we call Headstart for Agropreneurs. 

The Headstart for Agroprenuers intervention is focused on entrepreneurial clusters in the agriculture sector through community associations and cooperatives providing training, funding and advisory to achieve productivity of small and medium scale farmers and improve value addition along priority value chains in states across the country.

Design Thinking and Innovation Lab

Our Design Thinking and Innovation Lab features intensive workshop for corporates and professionals to develop innovative solutions for their organizations through ideation, collaboration critical thinking and problem-solving

FUNDING: There are various forms of capital which our participants and ambassadors can take advantage of:

Grant for Individuals: where small holder farmers are empowered with little funding to support in their farm activities. The criteria for gaining access to such funding is participating in the weekly group activities hosted on the Whatsapp group.

Loan Credit facility through NIRSAL GeoCooperative: this is a financing opportunity sponsored by CBN and Sterling and managed by NIRSAL. Loan Facility: capital shared through BOI, BOA,

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