In the last 18 months, most businesses especially SMEs have struggled to remain profitable. The business environment has been nothing but harsh. Jobs have been lost and for those in employment, underemployment is becoming acceptable. Yet, job creation remains a top priority of this administration. How can we inspire the average Nigerian to venture, create jobs and grow the economy? Can supporting SMEs in a structured way both from policy to financing, capacity building to advisory services help in building a stronger SME ecosystem as it is been done in developed economies?