Innovention Roundtable CU Focus On SMEs, Startups
Following the successful execution of its inaugural Innovention Roundtable held at the Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua Indoor Hall, Muritala Square in Kaduna, leading Multidisciplinary Marketing and Communications Company, Verdant Zeal Group Limited, took the Innovention Roundtable train to the prestigious rendezvous of budding minds, future business magnates and world leaders at the Covenant University, Ota, marking the grand entry into Nigeria’s next big thing – the youth population.
The roundtable which was a gathering of stakeholders in the Small and Medium Enterprise as well start up businesses was similarly themed “How Innovention Drives Entrepreneurship: The Case for SMEs and Start-Ups”, same with Innovention Roundtable Kaduna held a week earlier.
Speaking as the convener at the Innovation Roundtable, The Executive Vice Chairman, Verdant Zeal Group, Dr. Tunji Olugbodi said the essence of the summit is to promote development of innovative enterprises and economic growth in the country through which opportunities could be discovered for growth with focus on leveraging inherent strengths of the continent and its people.
“The Innovention Roundtable is focused on SME’s, entrepreneurship and startups for the simple fact that these represent the growth engine for today and the future, especially in Nigeria. If the concept of the ‘African Lion’ must succeed, we cannot ignore the imperative to ensure strong structures to inspire new ways of building and conducting businesses, generating inclusive growth and employment, empowering the youth for affirmative actions and pushing these with massive dose of organic innovation,” he said
The panelists included Tolu Samaiye, CEO, Melting Moments and Akah Nnani, Actor, TV Host & Content Creator while the session was moderated by Morenike Molehin, CEO, Oak & Teak, an interior design company.
The successful completion of these two events marks the institutionalization of the Innovention brand as the foremost champion of innovation, entrepreneurship and development in Africa.