Category Archives: STARTUPS

Get up to $1,000,000 grant from the GEMS Project

GEMS (Growth and Employment in States) is looking for Nigeria’s brightest and most promising MSMEs to support by providing financing, training and other forms of technical assistance. GEMS is an employment project supported by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade

Participate in Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge

As part of activities to mark its 100th anniversary this year, Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most-respected financial institutions, has announced a partnership with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) to launch its Centenary Innovation Challenge. The launch was announced at a press

SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp for start-ups returns to Nigeria

Entries already flooding in for Africa’s leading ‘hands on’ business bootcamp, combining Mentors, Workshops and Investments The SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp is returning to Nigeria from July 5-9 with the goal of empowering a new wave of African start-ups. Following the event’s

New Startup Innovates Social Retail in Nigeria

Founder Banke Ajagunna helps Nigerians to be as stylish as they feel The Style Group, a contemporary lifestyle retail group in Nigeria, is leapfrogging the brick-and-mortar sales of fashion, accessories and design services and instead focuses on offering them via

Lagos Targets 100,000 Entrepreneurs N25bn Employment Trust Fund

The Lagos State Government on Monday said that it has set a target to utilize the N25billion Employment Trust Fund to provide financial support to over 100,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) within the next three years. Executive Secretary

APPLY: Innovation Prize for Africa Invests In Entrepreneurs

Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) is an annual competition looking for the best African innovators solving African challenges has launched its 6th edition, IPA 2017. You can apply by following this link and choosing the option which works best for

INVITE: Development Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

Are you are a Change maker, making a difference in society or changing your community with your work? Do you run a social enterprise, tech start-up, work within an NGO or with the government? Then join us at Development Dialogue

Chivas The Venture: New Opportunity For Nigerian Social Entrepreneurs

Year 2 Chivas The Venture campaign is ready! It’s a global search to find and support the next generation of startups that want to succeed whilst making a positive impact on the lives of others. With a share of 1

Nigeria’s Fashion Entrepreneurs Gets Coworking Space

The culture of co-working spaces, hubs and accelerators continue unabated as a new one has just opened in Surulere. This targets the fashion niche. Arguably the next big deal in Nigeria, many entrepreneurs have emerged in fashion than most special

Microsoft Seeks 20 Nigerian Entrepreneurs For #WINsiders4Good Fellowship

Microsoft Windows say they are looking for 20 Nigerian entrepreneurs who can’t stop thinking of that idea you have that will solve a local problem as well as improve the lives of your fellow Nigerians. According the Windows Insiders team