Get trained with the skills required to thrive in the  world’s current business marketplace.


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Who We Are

IBASTEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (IEDI) is an entrepreneurship development initiative platform that creates a sustainable relationship for entrepreneurs. We are a nonprofit private sector led organization. We promote entrepreneurship development and nations economic growth.
Our organization has empowered over 10,000 startup and existing entrepreneurs in Africa with seed fund, mentorship, acceleration and incubation, networking and capacity building.



Membership of the organization is open to startup and existing entrepreneurs. We are saddled with the responsibility of representing and expressing the opinions of entrepreneurs and benefits that is due to them.

We work with local and international donors, government agencies, organizations and good spirited individuals to enhance entrepreneurship development and boost nations economic growth.

We are duly registered with the corporate affairs commission:

Creative Process
Empowering Platforms

IEDI YOUTH EMPOWERMENT: To grow a nation and secure posterity, there is need to invest and build the youth, helping them hone their skills, ideas, businesses and talents for maximum productivity.


IEDI WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: We train and equip women to leverage on opportunities and be self-reliant, not to be solely dependent on a man, but to channel their abilities towards productivity to their family and society.


IEDI INDIGENT STUDENTS EMPOWERMENT: We target school children and students in tertiary institutions from vulnerable homes. Our focus is to take them from being destitute to becoming productive, by helping them achieve self discovery and maximise their potentials.


IEDI ELEVATION PITCH: We create a platform by organising an idea/business elevation pitch for Entrepreneurs with innovative, creative and disruptive ideas and businesses, to be seen and heard by potential angel investors, venture capitalist, mentors and coaches.


IEDI PARTNERSHIP: We accept supports from skilled vocation, experienced professionals and organizations who are willing to contribute their wealth of experience and exposure for the over all growth and development of entrepreneurs.

Our Family

IEDI Members

Become an IEDI member with just a donation and have unlimited access to:

Seed fund


Acceleration and incubation.

Online & offline training, events and programs.

Sponsorship and support.

IEDI business recognition certification and patronage from partners and members.

Travel business visa .

Access to free legal and health services.

About Us

Our Experiences

Our organization has empowered over 10,000 startup and existing entrepreneurs in Africa with seed fund, mentor-ship, acceleration and incubation, networking and capacity building.

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We provide seed funds for startup businesses and entrepreneurs with great ideas of revolutionalising the marketplace.

Empowering and following through the process of building a business is our major as we work our members on better ways to achieve their goals and targets.

We provide online and offline training programs for our members to help them enhance growth and management process to a thriving business.

We also provide one-on-one and online coaching and mentoring sections with business moguls of different industries and markets.

We assist our members with acceleration and incubation strategies from the conception of ideas to the execution of those ideas.

What they say

We have pledged our undivided support to Entrepreneurs and their development and commended all Entrepreneurs to join IEDI.

Mr Mike Ohaikhena Executive Director ibasten oil and Gas

It has been such an eye opening encounter for my business. Glad I am a member of the IEDI family.

Miss Favor Shoe Designer

For a startup or you are finding your way to building a business, my top recommendation will always be IEDI.

Mr Shakaru Marketing Head Nigeria of RC Cola

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Our Core Partners