UNILAG, Carleton University, Hold Nigeria-Canada Transnational Ventures Acceleration Program

Unilag General News

The University of Lagos in partnership with Carleton University, Canada and the Scale Early, Rapidly and Securely (SERS) Project will hold a 3-day Transnational Ventures Acceleration Program (TVAP) scheduled as follows:

Date:          Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9, 2019
Time:         8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily
Venue:       Arthur Mbanefo Digital Research Centre (AMDRC) University of Lagos

The Nigeria-Canada TVAP is birthed from the University Management’s visits to foreign institutions for collaborative opportunities with international actors. It is aimed at educating the best of Nigeria’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and equipping them with practical knowledge of growing their businesses and thriving in the North American market. The program will also help the businesses to leverage foreign markets and form resources to create competitive advantage.

One of the key facilitators at the TVAP is Prof. Tony Bailetti, who is the Director of Technology Innovation Management (TIM) Team, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is known to be the Entrepreneurship Innovation Guru of Canada and the man that singlehandedly changed the economic history of Ottawa. Eduardo Bailetti, Founder and CEO of Growth Hub and a fellow Board Advisor of TVAP will also be a facilitator at the workshop.

At the end of the Program, participants will be able to attract resources required to scale their companies, collaborate globally and benefit locally, transform their companies from domestic to transnational scale, to mention a few.

Special Guest:         His Excellency, Mr. Adeyinka Asekun, Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada

Mr. Ryan A. Ward, Canadian Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria

Chief Host:               Prof. Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FASVice Chancellor, University of Lagos

For registrations and enquires, visit or

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