Orange Corners Nigeria is inviting applications for her incubation programme for Nigerian entrepreneurs and start-ups in Lagos in 2020.

Their ambition is to develop and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Nigeria. This ecosystem should enable youth to develop their business concept and become successful entrepreneurs, by providing them with the necessary opportunities, skills and access to markets.

Through Orange Corners, they provide young entrepreneurs with a 6-month incubation programme. At the same time, Orange Corners serves as a bridge between these innovative entrepreneurs and the private sector. This offers a great benefit to all partners involved. Orange Corners is an initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in collaboration with a local service provider.

Worth of Award

This program will not only provide the foundational entrepreneurial knowledge, tools and resources needed to transform an idea into a business but will also make available the networks and support needed for sustainable growth of the business.

There are variety of benefits the program will offer you of which the most important ones are:

  • Workshops
  • An inspiring co-working space
  • Business advice
  • Mentorship and coaching
  • Masterclasses
  • Networking events

Eligibility

In order to meet the selection criteria you must be:

  • An aspiring entrepreneurs from Lagos, Nigeria
  • Under 35 years old
  • Validated innovative business concept, not more than <2 years old
  • The product or service responds to a local challenge in Nigeria
  • The product or service relates to the Sustainable Development Goals

Budding entrepreneurs will be selected based on the:

  • Innovativeness
  • Feasibility
  • Social Impact
  • Clarity of Market
  • Sustainability & Scalability of the business idea
  • Competence of the entrepreneur/team

How to Apply

All Applications must be through the signup link on the website.

Deadline: Application for Orange Corners Lagos must be completed and submitted before the deadline, July 11, 2020.

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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