ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
THE ENTREPRENEUR offers ordinary Nigerian micro-entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas the opportunity to have access to micro-finance to start-up or aid their existing businesses. A minimum of 60 selected budding entrepreneurs present their business ideas before a panel comprising three Judges.
The candidates take turns to present to the panel, as questions are asked based on their business ideas, which include viability, profitability, financial analysis, employment etc. after the gruelling session; they wait for the verdict of the board.
The Judges during this segment of the programme deliberate on the candidate’s presentation, taking each on its merit. After the deliberation, they agree whether to share the funds or give it to one.
The Board members will have to invest up to N2, 000, 000 in some of the episodes and up to N1, 000, 000 in others at their discretion and decide which business is worth to be given the “Funding” and how much.
A total of N15, 000, 000 will be available as prize money
To access the “Fund”, the candidate must convince the members of panel.