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Phoenix Incubation - Cohort 1

Phoenix Project

Fri, 12 Jul 2024

Phoenix  Incubation - Cohort 1

The Phoenix Project Incubation program is delivered in partnership with Nest Innovation Technology Park. The program  is focused on building creative talents  into successful creative business leaders that can turn their ideas into sustainable businesses. 

We are working with the participants to learn, build and manage their businesses through the following

 - Expert-led business training sessions

 - Business Advisory 

 - Access to Market

 - Investment Ready Business Leaders 

The incubation phase commenced on the 2nd of September, 2022 where we hosted both Lagos-based and out-of-state participants for their orientation program. 

The event had Edward Israel, CEO of Capre Diem Solutions and former PR and Communication manager for Chocolate City Music as the guest speaker who spoke passionately and opened the participants' eyes about opportunities in the creative sector and how they can make the most of it. He further shared thoughts, lessons, and feedback for the learners as they embarked on this immersive incubation. 

In the first 6 weeks of the incubation, the participants had a deep dive into elements of Business Strategy, Design Thinking, Finance, Business Operations and Team management, Business Development & Sales/Marketing, and Public relations. With these courses, participants have been able to understand the concepts and principles of each of these elements, particularly how it affects their businesses. Participants also had hands-on practicability in modeling for their businesses, ideas, and ventures.

In the coming weeks, participants will go through sessions on Legal, Governance, and finally on Art of Pitching.

10 participants will make it to the Phoenix Pitch Night where they will pitch their creative business ideas and the 5 of them will receive support funding for their creative business.



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