We are excited to announce the first cohort of Startup for Development! This is an incubation program for startups in the North-west, South-east, and North-central regions of Nigeria. with ideas that can create viable, sustainable solutions in the Agriculture, Governance, Commerce, and Finance sectors.
Startup for Development (S4Dev) Nigeria is an intervention of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Services as part of the program to support private sector innovation hubs for the strategic increase of entrepreneurial and technological capacity across Nigeria, boost job creation, youth employment and enterprise in Nigeria
The establishment of these hubs will serve as catalysts to move the Nigerian economy to become a knowledge driven/smart economy and are capable of rapidly accelerating industrialization by training and serving as talent acceleration points for young Nigerians in technology driven sectors of the economy, including Digital & Innovative Solutions, Professional Services, Manufacturing and Agro-allied Technologies with emphasis to the South -East, North- Central and North-west zones of the country.
The Startup for Development Nigeria Program will target startups in the North West, North Central and South East geopolitical zones.
#S4Dev will support innovators ad entrepreneurs from idea stage to product demo. Let’s help you take your ideas from Mind to Market with training, mentorship, and access to funding opportunities.
Startup for Development is a 3-month incubation program designed to select and support top-notch and innovative ideas across Nigeria, and allow local entrepreneurs to grow
Applications close on May 26th, 2021