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Calabar, the capital of Cross River State is one of the leading tourism cities in Nigeria which entrepreneurs can leverage to either start or expand a business. The Ecosystem Start-up Guide for Calabar provides information on:

Where to Look First: CBN-EDC and SMEDAN are some of the the first places to contact when starting a business or looking for information to scale your business. This resource is useful if you are considering a business idea or already begun your entrepreneurship journey.

Business Support & Mentoring: If you are convinced you need business support but not sure of where to look in Calabar, your search just got easier as this resource lists Business Development Service Providers available across Calabar and provides their contact details.

Incubators & Accelerators: This resource provides a list of incubators and accelerators across Calabar that you can choose from and scale your business.

Co-working spaces: Depending on your business, IDEA hub could be an alternative to renting an office space in Calabar. 

Access to Capital: Your business idea will translate to an actual business when you have funding to implement your idea. You can find a list of sources to access capital in Calabar in this resource.

Enterprise Training: Business success is largely dependent on the business knowledge you have. Thankfully, there are an array of enterprise training organisations in Calabar to choose from. Find out more information in this resource.

Key Events, Meet-ups & Groups: What are the key entrepreneurial events and meet-ups happening in Calabar? Find out more in this resource.

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