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Orange Corners Nigeria Programme

Degree:

Non-Degree,

Deadline:

2022-10-10

Type:

Partially Funded

Country:

Netherlands

Gender:

Male, Female

Language of instruction:

English
Fields
Eligible Countries

Nigeria,

Description

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.

Requirements

In order to meet the selection criteria you must be:

  • Be an aspiring entrepreneur from Lagos, Nigeria
  • Be between 18-35 years old
  • Have a 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

Benefits

The programme will be delivered in person and virtually due to the development of the pandemic.

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

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

  • Enterprise Management Training
  • Business Incubation & Advisory Services
  • Funding for prototype development & testing

How to apply

To apply click on the link below.

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Orange Corners

Orange Corners is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands that provides young entrepreneurs across Africa and the Middle East with training, mentorship, network, funding and facilities to start and grow their businesses. They support innovative solutions to local Challenges, that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They partner with various stakeholders to support and strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Country:

Netherlands

City:

Amsterdam

Website:

https://www.orangecorners.com/


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