The aim of the program is to Invest in and accelerate innovative Nigerian ideas. Startpreneurs is a Nigerian accelerator and seed fund ecosystem for innovative entrepreneurs with disruptive ideas.
This year, Startpreneurs’ core focus is on businesses that are utilising emerging and frontier technologies to help Nigeria bridge the technology divide She faces as a fast developing nation. These technologies include Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Space and Satellite Technologies, Virtual Reality(VR), Augmented Reality(AR), Big Data, Blockchain and other emerging technologies. Start-ups who are not utilising any of these technologies can also apply. Start-ups can also apply from any sector including Fashion, Agriculture, Transport, Entertainment,Fin-tech,governance etc.
Startpreneurs is a technology start-up accelerator. Based in the Federal Capital Territory, it is Abuja’s first seed fund and start-up accelerator ecosystem that houses the most innovative Nigerian entrepreneurs. Startpreneurs allows entrepreneurs with innovative ideas in different sectors in Nigeria to incubate and raise investment from various sources of finance. In just over one year, our start-ups have raised over $300,000 in investments.
Click here to apply. Application closes 31st July, 2017.