Startup Nigeria Incubation Program 2018/2019 – This is to share with the general public of the exciting news. The National Social Investment Programme is partnering with existing hubs in the six geo-political zones to incubate ideas and innovation. As a member or non candidate of Npower, you can apply. The existing hubs in the South-East and North Central are ready to ROCK and ROLL. If you apply, you have an opportunity to receive up to 2.5 Million Naira for your business if you have ideas that can solve Governance or Agriculture/Commerce challenges. SEE FULL DETAILS BELOW.
- 1 Short Description of (About) Startup Nigeria Incubation Program
- 2 Eligibility/Qualification to Apply for Startup Nigeria Incubation Program
- 3 HOW TO APPLY FOR STARTUP NIGERIA INCUBATION PROGRAM
- 4 CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION OF STARTUP INCUBATION PROGRAM
- 5 5TH MAY, 2018
Short Description of (About) Startup Nigeria Incubation Program
Startup Nigeria is an intervention of the National Social Investment Program (NSIP) under the Office of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as part of the program to support private sector innovation hubs for the strategic increase of entrepreneurial and technological capacity across Nigeria.
It is a 3 month incubation program designed to help Nigerians with great innovative ideas – create viable products, go to market and gain traction.
The program will provide training, mentorship and equity free funding to selected startups, with a specially curated curriculum designed specifically to help idea and early stage entrepreneurs find their footing and grow in Nigeria’s socio-economic terrain. Startup Nigeria gives founders the needed leverage to excel.
Other startups that don’t get accepted into the incubation program will also be able to access support in business model generation, customer acquisition and other business engineering skills – from Startup Nigeria representatives located in every state in the North Central and South Eastern zones of the country.
Eligibility/Qualification to Apply for Startup Nigeria Incubation Program
Any Individual or start up who has an idea or a solution in Agriculture and Governance as it affects the North-Central Region or the nation as a whole. Your state of residence or startup must be located in any one of these states; FCT, Benue, Plateau, Kwara, Kogi, Nasarawa or Niger.
Any Individual or start up who has an idea or a solution in Commerce or Fintech as it affects the South-Eastern Region or the nation as a whole. Your state of residence or startup must be located in any one of these states; Enugu, Imo, Anambra, Abia or Ebonyi
NOTE: The National Social Investment Program (NSIP) is Partnering with Ventures Platform Foundation to find and support Nigerian Innovators in the North-Central who can solve Governance and Agriculture Challenges and Innovators in the South-East who can solve Commerce and Finance challenges.
The program provides;
- Equity free funding of upto 2.5million Naira
- Entrepreneurship training from Top class Coaches
- Access to Industry Expert Mentoring
HOW TO APPLY FOR STARTUP NIGERIA INCUBATION PROGRAM
IDEA STAGE APPLICATION
If you are still at the idea stage of your product, you can apply to participate in the Startup Nigeria Hackathon from which you get a chance to qualify for incubation
EARLY STAGE APPLICATION
If you have a startup with an MVP that falls into the listed sectors you can apply directly for incubation
For General Information about the programme Visit www.startupnigeria.ng
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION OF STARTUP INCUBATION PROGRAM
5TH MAY, 2018
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