Victor Adamu, a Nigerian social entrepreneur and incubator co-founder, has spent over five years mentoring businesses in tech and agribusiness sectors.

As Co-founder of Box Office Incubator, Victor enables 100’s of tech entrepreneurs to pursue their passions and find practical advice for their startups.

As the Social Entrepreneur he has supported various initiatives such as ZittNet Wireless Africa Project, focused on pro-poor ICT based business ideas for incubation by local entrepreneurs. His efforts contributed to the establishment of the first rural ISP in Nigeria.

Victor’s mentoring is deep in his scientific and market/ value chain research and development skills honed while he implemented various development programs in partnership with organizations such as the World Bank, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), USAID-Farmer-to-Farmer by Winrock International amongst others. He has done these in various capacities, mostly as managing partner to Premier Agricultural Development Ltd. and Green & Smart Technologies Ltd.

As a mentor, Victor is skilled at coaching teams on how to develop and implement strategies in Nigeria. He has been a part of multiple teams responsible for water treatment technologies, clean energy solutions and agricultural development.

For the African Entrepreneurship Award, Victor brings his day-to-day management and project development expertise to entrepreneurs to help the with their innovations, especially around ICT projects, water systems and management, energy systems and management, environmental management and agribusiness.