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Do You Have a Viable Business Idea? Be One of 5 Young Entrepreneurs to Get N3.5 Million with Microsoft

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Microsoft Lumia - BellaNaija - February 2015

As part of its commitment to supporting the development of entrepreneurship in Nigeria, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services would be awarding N3.5 Million to 5 Nigerians with brilliant business ideas in its Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM activation, tagged “Passion to Empire“. The initiative will run from Monday 16th February to Tuesday 31st March 2015.

According to Joseph Umunakwe (General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services, West Africa) “Passion to Empire” would help young entrepreneurs push their boundaries and test the strength of their ideas.

Running a start-up is challenging in any environment, so Microsoft wants to empower entrepreneurs in Nigeria who have great business ideas. “Passion to Empire” would not be about a cash grant only. The winners will also be mentored by highly successful celebrity entrepreneurs – House of Tara’s Tara Fela Durotoye, Chocolate City’s Audu Maikori and Jobberman’s Opeyemi Awoyemi.” Umunakwe said.

To participate in “Passion to Empire”, interested entrepreneurs need to do the following;

– Buy the Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM or any other Lumia smartphone or tablet
– Make a video detailing how you plan to grow your business
– Label the video with your name and IMEI number
– Upload the video to

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