It was a moment of joy at Stanel World, Anambra State, venue of the maiden Digipreneur Week (#DPWeek2018) which ended on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, as over one thousand (1000) Anambra youths were trained on digital skills, with fifty small businesses receiving digital tools worth five million naira (N5million), courtesy of DigitalPR-Wire.
In addition, the SMEs are to receive six months business advisory and supports from Digipreneur Initiative including free online PR/Media clinics and mentorships.
Also, a new milestone was set as seventeen (17) startups emerged from the Digipreneur Initiative with solutions in transportation, logistics, agriculture, security, e-learning, e-commerce, etc., while twenty (20) other participants were instantly employed by companies present at the venue.
According to Governor Willie Obiano who was represented by the Deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke at the maiden DigiPrenueur Week tagged `The Next Level’ in Awka, the programme which is in line with the administration’s agenda for the youths has raised the pool of entrepreneurs that would dictate the pace in the digital world.
Expatiating on the event concept, Engineer Aniagoh, said the idea of Digipreneur Week was to facilitate an exchange of ideas among the attendees and stakeholders in the digital entrepreneurship space as well as showcase Anambra as a hub for digipreneurs.