Date: 1st September,2018
Location:Kings Church, Cambridge CB1 2DG
Apologies: Dhanga Mhango.
. Review of membership
. Business Presentation
. Review and brain storm of case studies/Business ideas
Business Opportunity: IPT presentation summary
Web based cable service with over 3,500 TV shows, movies from all over the globe, to all attendees and wider community to encourage participation and possible take up of partnership opportunities to earn up to 10% of subscription uptake in West & Southern African regions.
a. Criteria for Internet speed – Minimum 6mbps
b. Dedicated line Virtual Private Network (VPN)
c. Users or bundles of over 50-200 to make it viable and cost effective
d. Target audience – Internet providers, Hotels etc.
Business ideas/Case studies discussed
Set Up of a Micro Finance Bank
Chris spoke about his desire to set up a micro finance bank to help provide the needed capital for budding entrepreneurs across the African continent as well as those in the diaspora. He hoped that by the end of 2019, funds will be raised to start a micro-finance business to help finance small businesses in Africa.
KD reiterated the importance of prayer in a venture like this and called for members to pray for direction, particularly for discernment, prioritization and wisdom and suggested we put this into effect at our next meeting on the 10th November 2018.
. Migrate ABP members from old platform to new platform – CA to update us
. Create digital business cards for all members- Haystack app – Anita to follow up
. Proactively following up on new users/attendees not already registered.
. Raising awareness and offering encouragement to make use of the full suite of members benefits and promote
upcoming training courses in 2019 – Anita and CA
. Utilise ‘Eventbrite’ full potential by promoting:
. Membership package and non-membership ones
. Breakfast meetings and other one off courses
. Training sessions (one off bookings etc.) – CA and Anita
. Double check the new website platform can be accessed from mobile phones apps and not just desktop devices – Chris
. Follow up on magazine to be launched – ED
Next Scheduled Meeting: 10th November 2018
Agenda to be circulated