‘Our goal is to provide affordable, where possible free platforms for aspiring, established entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas, products and services to the world.
The Chungaipreneur Enterprises, a Kaduna-based entrepreneurship and startups support company is hosting another edition of its open air discount sales, tagged the Market Place 2.0. As a followup to the first edition which held on 29th September, in Kaduna. Market Place 2.0 is yet another of its offering targeted at the general public to buy, sale, network and build rewarding relations across all tribal, religious and ethnic divides.
Speaking to our correspondent, the founder, Mr. Tim Maiyaki was quoted saying ‘Our goal is to provide affordable, where possible free platforms for aspiring, established entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas, products and services to the world. We do this to inspire other youths to embrace entrepreneurship and to encourage those that have taken the bull by the horn’. ‘We have been promoting entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs on our Facebook Platform, ‘The Chungaipreneur’ which boast of about 7,300 members, 80% of which are resident in Kaduna, with 40% of them offering different products they produce themselves or they trade on. Albeit the name Chungaipreneur emanates from the word Chungai, it doesn’t connotes our platforms are restricted to a specific section of Kaduna State, but we are showing the world that innovation can come from any part of the world, we just achieved that’. He added.
Tim, who is passionate about Entrepreneurship holds a B.Tech Estate Management, Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Business Finance from Kaduna Business School and presently pursuing a PGD In Entrepreneurship Studies from the Kaduna State University. He believes entrepreneurship is the future and we must embrace the future by being deliberate about any entrepreneurship.
Speaking further on the activities of the enterprise, he said the company hosted over 400 youths on entrepreneurship in January 2018 at Kafanchan and is set to host another edition by the end of the year. ‘Our team believe that, deliberate efforts must be made to change the cause of the nation’s destiny, and such efforts demand sacrifices on a large scale and that’s what we are doing’ he insisted.
The event, Market Place 2.0 is open to the general public and will hold on the 27th October, 2018 at Space 2000, Barnawa, Kaduna. One of the vendors Hadiza, who spoke with our correspondent said ‘We have been selling lots of stuff online using the Facebook platform, I think we should meet our wonderful customers and other vendors in real life in a Market Place setting, and the Market Place is just the right place to be. Besides, Chungaipreneur is partnering with all of us the vendors as fellow entrepreneurs to present this edition, we are happy.