Nigeria Entrepreneurs Network, NEN is the largest professional network for Nigeria Entrepreneurs. As a non-profit private sector led organization , NEN was established to promote the entrepreneurship development and economic growth of Nigeria. The online platform was launched in 2015, welcoming members from different part of the world, but all the government operational approval was finally granted in 2018. Membership of the organization is opened to all Nigerian entrepreneurs including aspiring entrepreneurs from the ages of 18 years and above but not limited to foreigners with a validated ligitmacy to do business in Nigeria or with Nigerians.
The Nigeria Entrepreneurs Network is duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission with the approval of the Attorney-General of the Federation and the National Secretariat of the organization is headquartered in Abuja, the Nations Capital. Nigeria Entrepreneurs Network is governed by the National Executives composed of the National President, the National Co-ordinator and other seven (7) National Executives. The Organisation is structured with strategic presence in 36 states of Nigeria including FCT with state Chairpersons and Secretaries.
Our mission is to connect the Nigeria professionals and business expert, build capacity for them to be more productive and successful. Our services are designed to promote economic opportunity for our members by enabling them and thousands of other professionals to meet, exchange ideas, establish venture, seek funding, learn, find opportunities or employees, work, and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships.
Our Vision is to be the principal network of Nigerian entrepreneurs, advocating for entrepreneurship and economic development through our overall growth strategy, consolidation and creating sustainable employment through entrepreneurship development activities.
Our responsibilities includes:
- Professional Networking
- Capacity Building
- Funding & Support
- Business Development Service Provision (BDSP)
- Trade Missions & Exhibitions
- Enterprise Advocacy
- Information Database & Business Intelligence
- Enterprise Advocacy Services
- Enterprise Award
- Skill Acquisition
- Leadership Programs
- Business and Enterprise Education