Alao Tope Atop
2 min readDec 4, 2017

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10 useful learning resources for entrepreneur

I know the thought that came into your mind at the time of opening this post, you are thinking this will contain a lot of great resources you can learn from, an exhaustive list you call it. You are right, but one more thing, these are not all that exist and if you know of any useful material please leave them in the comment box below. Interestingly, most, if not all, of these materials are free.
Straight to the point.
Podcasts: They are audio programs that, in most cases, contain interview/interesting conversations with high level achievers in any field. It is a way for people to tell their stories. Some great podcast include: Tim Ferris show, Building the future, How to start a startup, Mixergy, Open for business, The school of greatness, Tony Robbins podcast, Startup tales, Seth Godin’s startup school, Master of scale, Startup grind podcast, Indiehackers podcast.
Where you can download them: Stitcher, Soundcloud, or itunes
Books: Lean startup, Purple cow, Four hour work week, Startup owner’s manual, Traction, Zero to one, The hard thing about hard thing, Delivering Happiness, Good to great, Art of the start e.t.c
Youtube Channels: Evan carmicheal channel, CNTV, Y Combinator, AskGaryvee show, TED, Campus, Dan Martell channel, The startup CEO, Valuetainment.
Online blogs and forums: Techpoint, Techcrunch, Hackernews, Indiehackers, Medium, Quora e.t.c
Online courses: Coursera, MIT open course, Inseadknowledge.
Personal blogs: Jason Njoku, Mark Essien and Tayo Oviosu e.t.c
Email newsletters: Seth Godin, Paul Graham, Fred Wilson, Tim ferris, e.t.c
Networking events: Like the Techpoint Inspired, Techpoint innovation tour, ConnectNigeria business fair, CIS summit, High growth Africa summit.
Social media: Twitter, facebook, Instagram, pinterest, google+ following. Here are some people you can follow to receive great content: Mark Essien on twitter, Jason Njoku on twitter, Paul graham on twitter, Tim ferris on twitter, Tayo Oviosu on twitter.
Webinar: I have personally not taken any webinar. But people have pointed to them as great resources for learning.
Please leave a comment on the resources that have helped you in the past as I personally love to learn new things.

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Alao Tope Atop

CEO @AMW Nigeria. Providing financial services for average Nigerian