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How to start a business you know nothing about and Succeed

Are you a first time entrepreneur with a new creative idea? If YES, here is a complete guide on how to start a business that you know nothing about and succeed.
If you have ever taken your time to study most of the successful business people around you, you would realize that a large chunk of them are involved in businesses that they aren’t trained in school to do. Being successful as an entrepreneur and an investor is all about leveraging on opportunities when you come across them.
It is a fact that it is good to have at least basic knowledge about any business that you want to go into, but at the same time, you can also start a business you know nothing about. All you need to do to get started is to look out for a profitable business, and then get all the information that can aid you to get started.
The essence of this article is to help you break free from the mindset that you can only start and successfully run a business that you are properly trained to do. There are several tool…

40 Entrepreneurs That Built Successful Family Businesses

Do you want to start a family dynasty? If YES, here are 40 entrepreneurs that built successful family businesses that outlived them plus lessons you can learn from them.
The joy of any entrepreneur is to build a successful business, hand over the business to his or her family members and after retirement look back to see the business grow in leaps and bounds. If as an entrepreneur, you can get your family members to buy into your business vision, and get them committed to it through hard work, you would realize that you have been able to build a successful business.
Without a shadow of doubt, building a successful family business doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years of team work, dedication, commitment to a common goal and unbreakable unity. If your desire is to build a successful family business, there are examples of great people that have walked this street before, and have been able to build solid and successful family businesses that you can learn from. Below are our top 20 E…

How to get a business partner for your Startup

Are you in the process of starting a business? Do you need an injection of capital into your business? Are you looking for a business partner with money for your startup company? If YES, then i advice you read on.
It is often said that good things come in twos and even the Bible said that “Two is better than one, because when one is down; the other will help him up.” The business world is filled with stories of successful partnerships at both the individual and corporate level. Take a look at some of the most successful companies in the world and you will see they started out as partnerships. Examples of such companies include Youtube, Facebook, MySpace, Apple, etc.
Now for those who don’t know what partnership is, here is a brief definition of what a business partnership is. A partnership is an agreement between two or more persons to finance and control a business. Partnerships are virtually easy to establish; however time should be invested in establishing the partnership agreement…

low risk investment opportunities

Leave a comment on Low risk investment opportunities. The Nigerian Capital Market which houses our stock exchange, is the market where long term investments are traded. From corporate equities to debt securities, the market gives you an avenue to grow with its listed companies and make impeccable gains – albeit with a level of risk. However, if risk is something you would like to avoid or if you want your investment portfolio to also have a few extremely safe investments, then the Nigerian Money Market is where you should turn to. Money market investments are the opposite of capital market investments. They are short term investments that mature within a defined period of time. They also offer high liquidity and come with very low or no risk at all because there is a very little possibility of default. Since it is completely unrealistic to expect high returns from low-risk investments, the gains are not a lot. As such, they are for the conservative investor. Here are som…

How to determine your net worth.

Net worth can be simply defined as the value of all assets, minus the total of all liabilities. The combination of what you own (your assets) and what you owe (your liabilities) makes up your personal net worth. A proper Knowledge of your net worth lets you understand your current financial situation and gives you a reference point for measuring progress toward your goals.
As you continue to earn and save, your net worth will grow. If your net worth is low or in the red, you’ll need to work on saving more and spending less. To watch your progress, calculate your net worth now and recalculate it once or twice a year. Theoretically, your net worth is the value in cash you would have if you were to sell everything you own and paid off all of your debts. In some cases, this number is actually negative, which indicates that you own more in liabilities than in assets.

While this is not an ideal situation, it is very common for people just out of college or starting their caree…

How to save with piggyvest in Nigeria

What is piggyvest Piggyvest is the largest online savings & investing platform in Nigeria and have continued to put smile on faces for over 3 years, with billions of Naira invested and saved.
I started using piggyvest to save since 2017 and it have been a wonderful experience because now I am able to save more and pay my bills.
Piggyvest comes with lots of features to help you save money effectively and effortlessly these features include but not limited to .
AutoSave™
This feature allows you to set auto-debits from your debit card to your PiggyVest savings automatically until you reach your target.
You can set it to daily, weekly or monthly. You can also set the amount and the exact hour you want the funds to leave your bank account to PiggyVest wallet.
PiggyLink
This great feature allows piggyvest users to receive money from friends, relatives and customers directly into their piggyvest account .Let everyone grow your saving ministry with Piggybank.ng
SafeLock™
This feature a…