Emeka Ossai, the founder of the Nigerian Campus Enterprise Challenge, talks about his goal of training 1 million Nigerian entrepreneurs by 2020. He also discusses how the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative is helping him build his business.
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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Emeka’s background (1:28)
- Why Emeka applied for the YALI program (2:36)
- Starting the Nigerian Campus Entreprise Challenge (6:04)
- Why Nigerian graduates should start taking entrepreneurship seriously (8:38)
- How to get ideas from students (12:25)
- How to build a community (15:05)
- Emeka’s dream for Nigeria (27:42)
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