The advent of the COVID-19 crisis has reaffirmed the important role of women in the world as they take the front lines as efficient remote workers, caregivers, health care workers, innovators as well as home and community organizers. Women’s contribution to the progress of humanity can therefore not be overemphasized and thus forms the basis of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) celebration themed #ChooseToChallenge.

In light of this, Venture Garden Group (VGG) a leading provider of technology innovations organized an interactive session titled “Choosing to Challenge in the New World” to commemorate this year’s IWD celebration on March 8…


Following the completion of the final projects and a series of interviews, Venture Garden Group has announced the employment of more candidates from its maiden Virtual Internship Program (VIP).

Launched in January 2020, the initiative had over 1,300 interns sign up to the programme. The remote internship was not restricted to Nigerians alone as it recorded six participants from Ghana, four from Kenya, two from the US and UK, one from Canada, five from South Africa and 1,322 from Nigeria.

The global reliance on technology to solve business problems has led to an increased demand for tech-related skills across the…


Following a call for entries from eligible companies and a keenly competitive pitching process, seven innovative tech companies have qualified for much-needed seed funding in the Covid-19 Innovative Challenge (CIC).

Facilitated by Ventures Platform (VP) in partnership with ), Venture Garden Group (VGG) and several other key players in the Nigerian tech ecosystem, the challenge received more than 500 entries between 17 and 23 March 2020 from innovative startups with solutions tailored to combat the Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

The solutions were reviewed through a three-phase selection process that culminated in a Virtual Demo Day on Thursday, 2 April 2020…


With activities across most parts of the world gradually grinding to a halt following the stay-at-home order in most countries as humanity battles, the economic and social impact of the rampaging novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Venture Garden Group (VGG) has announced a full transition to remote working mode with minimal business disruption.

In an online chat with journalists, Chief Executive Officer, Bunmi Akinyemiju said the remote working protocol is built into the company’s culture and the fabric of its regular operations, so temporarily closing down physical activities at its iconic campus, Vibranium Valley, by activating 100% staff remote work, including “essential…


International Women's Day 2020 with Garden Women.

I am generation equality group photo

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated globally in recognition of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is commemorated with different themes annually with I AM GENERATION EQUALITY serving as the theme for this year.

A key player in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem and leading supporter for gender equality in the tech space, Venture Garden Group, celebrated IWD 2020 in grand style. …


How VGG empowers graduates through its Virtual Internship programme

More than 1,000 budding talents across the globe are currently improving their tech skills through the Venture Garden Group (VGG) virtual internship programme.

One of VGG’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, the programme is geared towards achieving Goal 4 of the global Sustainable Development Goals — Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all -by equipping graduates in any field with the relevant IT skills to plug the resourcing gaps in the global tech space.

VGG is a holding company for leading fintech entities that provide…


To upskill budding tech talents with relevant competencies towards, Venture Garden Group (VGG) has introduced an internship programme known as the VGG Virtual Internship Program, the online-based course equips and refines talents across the globe with cutting edge technology skills in various areas like applications’ User Interface/User Experience design (UI/UX) and website design (using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React), programming languages (Java, Python), hosting of websites/applications, versioning, business logic, data management, and many others.

#VGGVirtualInternship currently has over 1,300 participants from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, Qatar, and Germany registered. …


Most students dream of graduating with a first-class degree. In most cases, this involves burning the proverbial midnight oil and for most Nigerian students, having to contest with various challenges in the way of getting a quality education. This narrative is however becoming a thing of the past as the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Center for Distant Learning recently recorded not just one but three first-class degree graduates from its online B.Sc Accounting programme courtesy of its partnership with EduTech.

In business since 2012, EduTech has worked to bridge the gap between demand for and access to quality education by…


From weekend studies at satellite campuses to the upgraded online blended mode, Nigerians have been offered great opportunities for capacity building and up-skill, through partnerships with top-notch universities in the country.

The online learning approach, according to a provider of e-learning platforms, EduTech, has now replaced the erstwhile weekend learning structure with an online blended mode that is accessible to students remotely through an Internet connection.

Already, the company said that after an eventful five years of providing e-learning platforms, it recorded the first batch of graduates in degree programmes, with 37 taking part in the 44th convocation of Obafemi…


On Thursday, 12 December 2019, Vibranium Valley hosted MBA students from Stanford University to a panel discussion on Nigeria’s growing startup industry. The session had in attendance Bunmi Akinyemiju, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) [AB1] of Venture Garden Group (VGG); Obi Ozor, Co-founder of Kobo360; Oluwaseun Runsewe, Director of products Opay; Jide Adamokelun, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Cars 45; and Damilola Thompson, Senior Counsel, Legal, Compliance and Corporate Development at EchoVC Partners.

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