Self-employment once considered vaguely disreputable, a term frequently mumbled under one’s breathe and struggled to explain to friends and family has become the largest growing sector in the Nigerian workforce.
It has come a long way from the concept of working in pajamas at home to securing small, mid-size or large offices in shared spaces like Venia Business Hub.
CEO Venia Group, parent company to Venia Business Hub, Kola Oyeneyin has stated that the new era of self-employment has increased the demand for serviced co-working spaces. “Apparently Nigerians are not waiting for government to create jobs for them, they are creating jobs for themselves and hiring others in the process”, he said.
The serial entrepreneur who recently launched his second business hub, a one-of-its-kind fully serviced affordable co-working space in Lekki Phase 1, stated in a release by the company; “Start-ups, SMEs and multinationals alike have a driven demand for a new, flexible place to do business. There is nothing like working elbow-to-elbow with interrelated companies- feeding off, learning from and growing with one another in an enabling environment”.
“Today we are experiencing a brand new culture …read more