- Host: Orange Corners
- Host country: Nigeria
- Open to: Nigerians
- Target: Entrepreneurs
- Deadline: 9th July, 2021
Applications for the 2021 Orange Corners Nigerian Incubation Program For Young Entrepreneurs are ongoing.
About the Orange Corners Nigerian Incubation Program
Our mission is to grow and strengthen Nigeria’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. By providing youths with the appropriate opportunity, skills, and market access, this ecosystem should enable them to develop their business concepts and become successful entrepreneurs.
Through Orange Corners Nigerian Incubation Program, we offer a six-month incubation program to new businesses. Simultaneously, Orange Corners acts as a link between these forward-thinking enterprises and the private sector. This is really beneficial for all parties concerned. Orange Corners is a collaboration between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and a local service provider.
In order to meet the selection criteria for the Orange Corners Nigerian Incubation Program you must be:
- An aspiring entrepreneur from Lagos Nigeria
- Be between 18-35 years old
- Have validated innovative business concept, not more than <2 years old
- The product or service responds to local challenge in Nigeria
- The product or service relates to the sustainable Development Goals
Then, budding entrepreneurs will be selected based on these following;
- Social Impact
- Clarity of Market
- Sustainability & Scalability of the business idea
- Competence of the entrepreneur/team
For now, theOrange Corners Nigerian Incubation Program will hold virtually.
The incubation program will not only provide you the foundational entrepreneurial knowledge, tools, and resources you need to transform an idea into a business but will also make available the networks and support needed for the sustainable growth of your business.
There is a variety of benefits the program will offer you. Some of which are;
- Enterprise Management Training
- Business Incubation & Advisory Services
- Funding for prototype development & testing
- Mentorship & Coaching
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The application form becomes available on our website prior to the beginning of each six-month cycle. Fill in all required fields and submit via the online application form submit button. Please make sure to check your inbox regularly to see if you are one of the 50 selected semi-finalists.
The 50 semi-finalists will be invited to participate in a compulsory two-day-long bootcamp in which a jury decides who are best placed to join the incubation program.
Selection will be conducted according to the performance during the bootcamp. At the end of the bootcamp, 20 young entrepreneurs will be selected to participate for six months.
For more information visit the official website of Orange Corners Nigerian Incubation Program