Exclusive collaboration: Under 40 CEOs Partners with Green Springs School for Highly Anticipated Business Day Event.

Under 40 CEOs collaborated with Greensprings School at their Business Day held at their Anthony branch on March 20th, 2024. Under 40 CEOs played a pivotal role in orchestrating the Business Day Panel, which featured disruptive speakers such as Mrs Eloho Omame, an Africa-focused venture capitalist and Co-Founder at FirstCheck, and Mr. Ernest Audu, a Realtor and Business Guru, Founder and CEO of Peaceville Homes and Peaceville Africa. The panelists engaged in a dynamic discussion, addressing various pertinent questions from the students about business growth.

One of the highlights of the Business Day event was the students exhibiting their entrepreneurial acumen by pitching diverse business ideas. Each team brought their creativity and innovation into their pitches. Under 40 CEOs further contributed to the event by providing seasoned judges who evaluated the students’ pitches.

Following the evaluation process, four standout groups emerged as winners, demonstrating exceptional promise and entrepreneurial flair. To encourage and support their endeavors, Under 40 CEOs presented the winners with its branded gift-pack containing its book: ‘How we made it in Africa – Volume 1 and a branded mug. Under 40 CEOs also contributed to the generous cash prizes that were given to the 1st place, 2nd place, and the 3rd place winners. 

All 10 finalists will also get to enroll in the Under 40 CEOs Learning Hub course – “Starting A Business In Africa”.

This recognition and reward not only celebrated their achievements but also served as a catalyst for their future aspirations, inspiring them to pursue excellence in entrepreneurship. At the close of the event, students had the opportunity to take pictures with the Executive Director for Africa at Under 40 CEOs – Mr Familusi Akin Babajide.

Under 40 CEOs’ collaboration with Greensprings School’s Business Day demonstrated a synergistic partnership aimed at fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and innovation among secondary school students. The event provided a platform for meaningful engagement, knowledge exchange, and recognition of budding talent, reaffirming Under 40 CEOs’ commitment to nurturing the next generation of business leaders, CEOs and change-makers.