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Get Paid Faster – Nigeria’s Free Online Invoicing Software for Small Businesses & Freelancers

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As a Small Business Owner or Freelancer, how do you go about it when a client calls you send in your invoice to get paid? Do you have to pull-out that chunky piece of paper you call invoice or do you have to respond that you don’t have an invoice?

The quality of your invoice depicts your brands and goes a long way in convincing your clients why they should keep doing business with you. It is important that you give your business a branding that speaks for itself anytime, anywhere and that is exactly what Invoice NG offers all businesses across Nigeria.

What is Invoice NG?

Invoice NG is a convenient and easy way to bill clients online and get paid faster. The innovative invoicing solution makes it extremely easy to manage your business financials running a business at the same time getting much easier and fun than ever.

Invoice provides an automated way to streamline your business workflow. The tool is designed to help you save time and get paid faster. Invoices go right to client inboxes and you know when every invoice is viewed and the system generates automatic receipts for payment. Invoice will make you stand out for stellar service when it comes to billing communications with your clients.

Key Features:

Invoice is packed with features that are designed to make your life easier. Here’s a look at what Invoice can do for you:

  • Send Online Invoice: Do you need to get paid for a product or service? Create professional and customised invoice and send to client in seconds.
  • Send Payment Receipt: Have you been paid for a product or service? You can easily send a payment receipt accompanied with a thank you message.
  • Recieve Online Payments: Easily accept online payment using MasterCard, Visa or Verve debit cards. No delay, payments get disbursed into your bank account instantly.
  • Track Invoice & Payments: Record payments received against your invoices. Payments are recorded automatically when your customers pay online.
  • Automated Reminders: Haven’t received payment yet? No need to worry. Send friendly payment reminders to your customers and get paid faster.
  • Instant Bank Reconciliation: No need for waiting. Connect to your bank account details straight to Invoice for instant payment settlement of transactions.
  • Recurring Invoice Billing: Need to send out invoices on a regular basis? Invoice makes it easy to schedule your invoices on a weekly or monthly basis.
  • Print & Download on demand: Need a physical copy? Invoices can be printed or downloaded as PDF. Drop them in the mail or bring them to the jobsite.
  • API Integrations (Coming Soon): Integrate Invoice with your website. Our developer friendly API allows you to integrate your website and other products with ease.

Pricing

Whether you are a full-scale business with tens of employees or a solo-freelancer, Invoice is completely FREE to use. You can send unlimited invoices to unlimited customers with paying a cent.

Conclusion

The benefits of using an online invoicing solution for a small business really outweighs the cost of deploying one. Using a tool like www.invoice.ng helps improve productivity of business processes and reduces the man hours in sending manual invoices.

For more: www.invoice.ng.

Tags: free invoice software, online invoice, online invoicing software, accounting software, small business software

Startup Open Global Competition 2017 for Young Entrepreneurs Worldwide (Funded to GEC 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey)

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Startup Open is a global competition that is open to entrepreneurs from any industry with a new business that has yet to raise any outside capital from angel investors, venture capital firms or other formal sources of seed funding.

Startup Open recognizes the most promising ventures from around the world– based on their growth potential, passion, creativity, level of idea development, and pitching skills. A diverse cast of entrepreneurial leaders will judge and select the entries to advance.

Benefits

  • The finalists will then compete for a grand prize trip to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in Istanbul, Turkey in 2018.
  • The finalists will receive feedback from investors and experienced entrepreneurs, and participate in the GEW People’s Choice online voting during Global Entrepreneurship Week November 13-19, 2017.

Applications

  • All applications must be submitted in English.
  • Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2017, until September 30, 2017.
  • Applications will only be accepted online through the Startup Compete platform or through an officially approved National Competition.
  • It is not required that a startup be incorporated, but a company cannot be incorporated over 18 months to compete.

Judging

  • The winners will be selected by a panel of judges who are looking at a range of criteria including growth potential, passion, creativity, level of idea development, and their pitching skills.
  • Each judge’s score is weighed equally.

Prizes

  • Prizes are nontransferable.
  • Prizes must be accepted as awarded.

Other

  • This contest is subject to all federal, state and municipal laws.

How to apply:

Follow the link below to apply

Apply here for the Startup Open Global Competition 2017

Application Deadline: September 30th 2017

Growth and Employment Sound Editing, Video Editing and Script Writing Training Workshop

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has received financing from the World Bank to implement the Growth and Employment (GEM) Project, aimed at supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) operating in manufacturing and service sectors, specifically: ICT, Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism, Light Manufacturing and Construction. The project support addresses cross cutting sector issues, assistance to specific clusters, and direct support to firms in the form of training, technical assistance and grant schemes.

As an outcome of consultation with stakeholders in the entertainment industry, the PIU is organising a series of training workshops in Lagos, Kano and Asaba at a date to be communicated soon on video and sound editing. The workshops have been organized to ensure that the video and sound quality of films and music as well as scripts for visual medium produced in Nigeria can compete with other markets.

The proposed training workshops are as follows:

VIDEO PRODUCTION AND EDITING FOR FILM/TV

SOUND PRODUCTION AND EDITING FOR FILM/TV

VIDEO PRODUCTION AND EDITING FOR MOBILE PLATFORMS

SOUND PRODUCTION AND EDITING FOR MULTIMEDIA PLATFORMS

SCREENWRITING

  • Video and sound production for film and television
    Training is at advanced level for relevant existing professionals in the industry to improve their expertise in using the most professional tools for video or sound production.

 

  • Video and sound production for mobile
    Training is for beginners to the sector, with evidence of previous self-shooting or self-taught -production experience. The course should be robust enough to enable them deploy their capacity to creating content immediately following the course.

 

  • Screenwriting
    Training is for graduates of relevant disciplines including English literature, drama and mass communications or writers with significant writing experience in lieu of a formal qualification to boost their screen writing capacity with demonstrable impact on the quality of their immediate post training output.

 

Please indicate your willingness and availability to participate by filling and submitting the application form. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

The training dates and venues will be communicated to successful applicants by email and text messages two weeks before the scheduled training programme.

2017 Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Technical Skills Development Training Programme (Trainee Technician) for Nigerians (With Monthly Stipend)

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The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), in collaboration with Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd, wishes to admit qualified young Nigerians of sound character and learning potential to undertake an intensive Eighteen Months Training Programme on Technical Skills Development in the following areas:

• Basic Bottling Process
• Industrial Mechatronics
• Automation and Process Control Engineering
• Machine Shop Operation
• General Fittings and Welding
• Utility Maintenance and Operations

OBJECTIVES

1. To train and equip youths with employable skills in the vocational areas listed above
2. To promote a Public-Private Sector Model in Technical and Vocational skills training
3. To contribute to the capacity development of our country.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Candidates must possess the following qualifications among others:

• BSc Second Class Lower and Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from recognized and accredited institutions.
• Industrial experience will be an added advantage.

Benefits:

  • THE PROGRAMME Successful candidates will enjoy free tuition, lunch and a monthly stipend (not salary) for the entire duration of the program.
  • It is a non-residential training at the Technical Training Centre located in Ikeja, Lagos.
  • Trainees will be exposed to classroom, hands-on sessions and on-the-job training experience in any of Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd Plants in Abuja, Asejire, Benin, Challawa, Enugu, Ikeja, Jos, Kaduna, Maiduguri, Owerri and Port Harcourt
  • On successful completion of the training program, trainees will receive internal certificates of participation, while trainees will be prepared for the City and Guilds (London) external examination and they may be offered permanent employment as Technicians or Technical Operators with the company

METHOD OF APPLICATION

  • Please note that only applications made on the website will be accepted.
  • Candidates who meet the stated criteria will be contacted via email or by phone.
  • Applicants shall sit for a Computer Based Test and successful candidates will be invited for an oral interview & medical examination.
  • Application closes two weeks from the date of this advertisement.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply:

Visit here to apply for the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Technical Skills Development Training Programme

Application Deadline: April 17th 2017

HiiL Justice Accelerator Innovating Challenge 2017 for Justice Entrepreneurs Worldwide ( 20,000 EUR in equity-free funding)

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The HiiL Justice Accelerator finds and supports the world’s best justice entrepreneurs in order to create access to justice for all.

  • Particularly in Africa and the Middle East but also across the world, through local partners and supporters locate justice entrepreneurs and in many cases add them to our “Innovation Database.
  • Through a series of local training events as well as the yearly Justice Entrepreneurship School in The Hague, we provide training to justice entrepreneurs in the skills they need most to manage and lead their innovations
  • By offering seed funding, as well as access to potential future follow-on funding, we fund justice entrepreneurs with the cash they need to grow their innovations.
  • Finally we offer acceleration and business services to justice entrepreneurs to help get them on the right track to scaling their innovations.

The Innovating Justice Challenge 2017 is now OPEN! There are two ways to apply:

Call for Innovations:

The Call for Innovations is our primary call for teams working on a justice innovation.

If you: 1) have a team; and 2) are actively working on a justice innovation, or have a strong idea and commitment to work on it, this is the right place for you!

Winners receive:

  • Up to 20,000 EUR in equity-free funding;
  • Business Development Services and Acceleration;
  • Showcasing and exposure internationally
  • Access to an international network of mentors
  • Potential future funding, and assistance finding more

Call for Talents:

The Call for Talent is our primary call for individuals who can be leaders in driving justice innovation forward.

If you don’t have a team but have a very useful skill set and are very driven to make a strong contribution to justice ventures or justice reform initiatives, apply here!

Winners receive:

  • 10 winners will be invited to local events, with some paid travel
  • International exposure as a promising profile in justice innovation
  • Potential support locally for ideas or activities
  • Potential team members to carry out an idea
  • Potential opportunities to assist justice ventures in their internationalization efforts

Application Procedure:

How to apply:

Interest applicant should follow the link below to apply

Visit here to apply for the HiiL Justice Accelerator Innovating Challenge 2017

Application Deadline: June 30th 2017

 

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