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Summit Nigeria Stratup Application

Are you an Entrepreneur, with a new or an already existing startup? The Summit Nigeria strategic team invites you to apply for the Summit Nigeria Startup Investment Fund 2017. In a bid to contribute to support entrepreneurship, and enhance Nigeria’s economy, Summit Nigeria, Nigeria’s dynamic leadership, financial and entrepreneurship program seeks to contribute to the acceleration of start-ups development; and support budding aspiring entrepreneurs through training, mentorship, professional network connections and seed investment funding.

Eligibility:

This funding programme is designed to recognise and support outstanding entrepreneurship start-ups that have the following characteristics:

  • Have a proven pilot startup beyond concept stage, tested, or small-scale
  • Startup resident or to be located in Nigeria
  • Nigerians resident in Nigeria or Diaspora and Non-Nigerians resident in Nigeria
  • Start-ups developed by youths from age 16-35
  • Have the potential to scale and contribute to the economic prosperity of Nigeria
  • Start-ups built on a sound and viable business model with investment potentials and financial sustainability plan
  • Start-ups with economic and social impact
  • Start-ups that are scalable with potential for growth
  • Only one nominated person from the startup or the partnership is able to join the programme.

Stage 1: High commended start-ups initiatives will be featured online for the open voting process with a minimum of 1500 (one thousand five hundred voting points) to be voted for the first two hundred top best start-ups initiatives to be selected.

Stage 2: Semi Finalists: receive (200 top tier applications under phase 1) in addition of the above:

  • Detailed feedback from the selection committee
  • Participation in an online Summit Nigeria Startup Entrepreneurship Network Community for continuous development on startup project
  • Access to exclusive professional networking opportunities
  • Access to exclusive professional mentorships
  • Access to industrial resource information
  • Access to investor’s for investment opportunities

Stage 3: Finalists: receive (top ten (10) tier retained applications under phase 2): In addition to the above:

  • Exclusive Opportunity to pitch their start-ups projects during the Summit Nigeria Grand Finale
  • Finalists will be featured through Summit Nigeria media activities
  • Attend the Summit Nigeria executive start-ups bootcamp

Winners receive: All of the above plus:

  • 1st price: One million naira seed investment funding
  • 2nd price: three hundred thousand naira seed investment funding
  • 3rd price: two hundred thousand naira seed investment funding
  • A Lifetime Summit Fellowship
  • A prestige seat on the Summit Startup investment forum

This is not limited to a wide swath of characteristics such as religion, gender, economic status and special abilities. All Applications must be submitted ONLINE through the Application Portal www.summitnigeria.com.ng/startup-application. (https://www.summitnigeria.com.ng/startup-application/)

The application form must be completed by answering a series of compulsory question. For further questions and enquiries on the application contact us via: info@summitnigeria.com.ng

Application deadline is September 30th 2017 at 12:00 midnight Nigerian time

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