SOS Headstart

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SOS Headstart is an integrated business start-up and scale support program incorporating training, mentoring, funding, networking and advisory services

SOS Headstart Activtities

online-library

Entrepreneurial skills development

Intensive training on business idea generation, business skills, human resource management, unlocking funding opportunities, corporate law and governance and branding, communication and marketing.

advice

Business advisory service

One stop directory for support-services to
grow one’s businesses through

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Headstart Enterprise Collaboration Lounge which is a platform for:

A. Networking: Collaboration and innovation within our entrepreneurship ecosystem
B. Opportunity Centre: Accessing essential business knowledge and resources for start-up, growth and scalee.g. forms, tools and templates for a range of topics:accounting and finance; business planning; human resources; legal and insurance issues; branding, marketing;operations; technology and customer service
C. Funding: Discovering funding opportunities and pitch event showcase
Marketplace: Discovering market access, investment and trade information as well as skillsets, services and products ofentrepreneurs within our ecosystem
D. Mentor Hub:Opportunity to interact with our faculty of highly experienced business mentors.

Our SOS Headstart Initiatives

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Skill-up for Business online
course for entrepreneurs

Encompassing, self-paced course package for entrepreneurs at different leveks of their businesses with room for peer-to-peer learning, resource library, group exercises and quizzes.

-Must-have skills of entrepreneur
-Creating a stand-out brand
-Transforming your idea into an enterprise

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Headstart for Agropreneurs

With agriculture contributing at least 20% to the Nigerian economy, we are positioned to help scale the sector through this initiative.
This is with a view to develop agro based mini-hubs across the country, leveraging existing cooperative structure. Ultimately, the goal is to productivity of small and medium scale farmers and improved value addition along priority value chains in states across the country

-Business skills training
-Business advisory services
-Value-chain maximisation and funding

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Design thinking and Innovation
Lab for intrapreneurs

This initiative targets corprates and professionals, equipping them with critical thinking and problem-solving skills to develop progressive strategies and innovative solutions for their organisations, from a leadership perspective.

-Immersive design thinking workshops
-Tools for enhancing productivity and innovation

Ambassador Profiles

Our community of SOS Headstart Ambassadors is 539 members strong. Meet them!

Glory Chinedu Uwaoma

Most outstanding an
youngest teacher 6
months into the role

Ifeanyi Efiom Ita Bassey

Microsoft Student Ambassador 2015, 2nd Place Microsoft Student Case Competition 2015

Developed SOSF website, runs a website development and graphic design business

Works with an e-learning/learning technology firm

Joseph Otache

Awarded Next Rated
Publicist of the year 2017 by prestige
awards for Abuja Entertainment Hub

Organised a musical concert and
sensitization walk against Election
Violence in February 2019

Innocent Aniekan

Started Silent stars providing sign
language training classes to
hearing disabled students

Join Us Today

Our community of SOS Headstart Ambassadors is 539 members strong. Meet them!

Meet our Business Mentors

Our 19 volunteer business mentors are professional drawn from 7 industries to provide guidance to our promising entrepreneurs in a system that satisfies their community-building needs.

But don’t just take our word for it. See what they have to say!

Glory Chinedu Uwaoma

Most outstanding an
youngest teacher 6
months into the role

Ifeanyi Efiom Ita Bassey

Microsoft Student Ambassador 2015, 2nd Place Microsoft Student Case Competition 2015

Developed SOSF website, runs a website development and graphic design business

Works with an e-learning/learning technology firm

Joseph Otache

Awarded Next Rated
Publicist of the year 2017 by prestige
awards for Abuja Entertainment Hub

Organised a musical concert and
sensitization walk against Election
Violence in February 2019

Innocent Aniekan

Started Silent stars providing sign
language training classes to
hearing disabled students

Meet our Business Skills Trainers

Our work is driven by amazing individuals who have chosen to give back by training our entrepreneurs on entreprenurial skills based on the curricula developed through our combined 6 years’ experience and our network of experts.

Hear from them!

Glory Chinedu Uwaoma

Most outstanding an
youngest teacher 6
months into the role

Ifeanyi Efiom Ita Bassey

Microsoft Student Ambassador 2015, 2nd Place Microsoft Student Case Competition 2015

Developed SOSF website, runs a website development and graphic design business

Works with an e-learning/learning technology firm

Joseph Otache

Awarded Next Rated
Publicist of the year 2017 by prestige
awards for Abuja Entertainment Hub

Organised a musical concert and
sensitization walk against Election
Violence in February 2019

Innocent Aniekan

Started Silent stars providing sign
language training classes to
hearing disabled students