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BeB (Business Empowering Business)

BeB is an app that businesses can leverage to supply to their consumers easily through other businesses partners.

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BeB is a mobile phone application that businesses can use to showcase their products like foods and other essential products to deliver to the consumers through other partners in the same app, without mingling with customers to observed total social distancing. The app is going to be a medium for all. 

What is the need are you focusing on?

The main problem we are having is food delivery and other essential products in Nigeria The app want to solve the problem of delivery of foods and other essential goods to the consumers.The solution that my idea want to bring is providing essential products to the people in a simple way without going out to the market and through internet or mobile application. For example during the lockdown here in Nigeria in which we are in up till today, many individuals don't have essentials products in their homes that what make people defied government order and get out in search for food and other essential goods. So, I want to create something that the businesses can use to deliver their products to anywhere by other firm in the same locality. 

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

In fact we are mass media company and the idea is to get all the businesses to be in internet so that it will pave way for people to get to them easily. The idea is to let an ICT company do it with us. The need that the idea is going to address is to provide essential products to people without mingling with one another. The service is going to be a delivery one, and the products are limited to foods and other essential products. The impact is many people will be able to subscribe to the change and will get what they want in time and will be free from the virus since social distancing would be observed.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • I plan to share with an implementing organization

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

If this solution is implemented it will yield positive result in my country Nigeria and also the continent of Africa and the world at large. Because millions of businesses will join the train and my solution is about business empowering business. So, many communities in Africa and the World at large will benefit. For example in Kano state alone the most populous state in Nigeria has more than fifteen million people so in Kano alone more than 2 million people will surely register with BEB and the employment opportunity will increase because new businesses in terms of delivery will emerged.

What is the name of your business or organization?


What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

Our business is to inform, educate and entertain. We are providing information to the local populace, the businesses, as well as policy makers and leaders. We are serving the general public.

What is your profession?

I am a businessman

Where are you located (country)?


Where are you located (region)?

  • Western Africa

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Arts/Entertainment

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • 1-2 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Funding- Loans
  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Private Sector

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

We need ICT professionals from abroad to partner in this in order for us to implement the solution. And also the funding is a great problem that hindering our idea's implementation.

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

The main barrier is to reject our solution being is in Africa. And the second barrier is funding if we have enough money we shall do it here without soliciting for help.

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

During this Covid 19 pandemic I learnt that many businesses will go down due to the pandemic. And that is why I involved myself into changing a new direction about our business. Beside my profession business I am into film making and found that since the beginning of Covid 19 nothing has been done because of the shutting down of cinemas so I decided to pivot for online cinema in which I found interesting, though am not yet over with my plans.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?


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