Marvis Marshal-Idio has emerged winner of the third edition of The Next Titan Entrepreneurship Reality Show and won herself a cool N5 million.
In a report by Punch, she beat three other finalists – Sunday Ewolabi, Ronald Ajiboye and Victoria Mamza – at the grand finale of the event held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, on Sunday evening. The show was sponsored by Heritage Bank.
Marshal-Idio, a mother of one also was given a brand new Ford car presented by co-sponsor Coscharis Motors.
Although the finalists had gone through a series of training and quizzes during the preliminary stages, the judges, who themselves are seasoned entrepreneurs, again subjected them to an intensive oral test on Sunday.
On the jury were the Chairman, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Mr. Kyari Bukar; Chief Executive Officer, Sahara Group, Mr. Tonye Cole; Chairman/CEO, CPMS Africa, Chris Parkes; CEO Primera Africa Securities Ltd, Lilian Olubi, with ‘guest judges’ that included Mrs. Celine Loader.
The judges first asked each of the finalists to present their business proposals, after which they were asked to ask one another questions on the proposals.
While Marshall-Idio presented an idea that seeks to turn waste products into furniture and other interior materials, Sunday spoke on his peanut production. Daniel went into the competition for his dream drone manufacturing business, just as Mamza wanted to fly with her specialized catering services project.