Nigerian entrepreneur aims to plug energy project funding gaps with new startup

Rolake Akinkugbe, Founder of InaTidé and Head of Energy and Natural Resources at FBN Capital. Credit: rolake.iprofile360.com

One characteristic the MINT economies share is that they have younger populations than their more economically developed counterparts around the world.

As well as being an appealing target for foreign companies looking for new consumers for their products, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey are fertile breeding grounds for talented young people who might have considered — or have — careers in big national or international companies.

However, instead of being tempted by what many consider safer careers, members of these countries’ millennial generation — those born since the early 1980s — seem to be determined to set up their own businesses.

Read more: Nigerian entrepreneur aims to plug energy project funding gaps – FT.com

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