We talk a lot about funding of Nigeria’s creative industries i.e. its fashion, music and film industries and what it is going to take to do so. For a while, Nigeria’s financial institutions and key stakeholders who should pay attention, paid no real attention. Today, the tide is changing. Check out some solid content from Webtvng capturing the financial industry stakeholders as they discuss funding Nigeria’s entertainment industries and what it is going to take to do just that.
“One of the catalysts to the growth of the entertainment/creative industry anywhere in the globe is funding. This ranges from venture capitalists, to capital market investments, private sector participation and government subvention.
For Nigeria, the Industry has grown leap and bounds with minimal support and financing in the past 2 decades, in this panel session the prospects for changing the landscape through the provision of vehicles for funding the lucrative sector, comes to the fore.
Resource persons, technocrats, financial services experts and key players in the entertainment industry engage and discuss how the funding metrics can be transformed, to build a sound and robust sector.”