Best Projects 2018 features all the nominated entries submitted to the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition under ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs. If you want to know the 10 finalists in this category click HERE
Electronic Yearbook/Academic Magazine Application
Explain your project in details:
Our Vision is to become the worlds leading Electronic yearbook producer in 3 years mostly preferred by users. Our Objectives: 1. To provide a customized e-yearbook system, all school owners will be striving to possess 2. To create an outstanding e-yearbook experience, all students will be willing to have. 3. To create a faster, affordable and portable e-yearbook app that will sell itself 4. To acquire 2% of our target market in Nigeria within the first year of operations 5. To be the most preferred e-yearbook solution known by all students throughout the world. Our present activities is to finish the current yearbook projects our our clients and to get more projects from bigger schools through our Digital Marketing Campaign. One of the innovative approaches we deployed so far is the way we get our first projects. Many of the schools we met love our idea but feared that its a new thing, we had to switch to freemium plan for all them so that we can prove our concept to them in the first year.
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
03/08/2016 == Lauched 16/12/2016 == Won NYPF/Heritage Bank Entrepreneurship Award of $3000. 21/02/2017 == Launched a new version of our Mobile App 20/10/2017 == Won Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Award of $5000 02/11/2017 == Accepted into Startup Istanbul/Startany Online Mentoring Program 01/03/2018 == Received $5000 in Investment from Tony Elumelu Foundation 22/06/2018 == Redesign our API and Integrate with Paystack Payment Platform 29/06/2018 == Successfully signed up 12 schools/clients 01/07/2018 == Successfully signed up another 9 schools/clients and commences production of yearbooks
Sustainability and future plans
Our Business Model 1. Subscription: $2 / 500 Student (One-Time) 2. Brand Advertisements including Videos 3. In-App Purchase 4. Desktop Yearbook App Sales (via Download) 5. Amazon Underground Financing Source 1. Through Sales of Yearbook 2. Though Grants 3. Though Seed/Equity Investment Our Future Plans 1. As soon as we get this grant money, we will secure a better working environment (Office Space) that will haste our working activities. 2. We will deploy agents across States and Regions in Nigeria which will aid our remote projects and create job opportunities for youths in our community. 3. We will hire more staffs to handle the bulk of work in Technical, Marketing and Sales. 4. We will get new laptops and office equipment to further ease our work 5. We will deploy a new version of our product on iOS platform.
Your profile as an entrepreneur