TECH WOMEN-GO-ENTREPRENEURIAL 2016 is a US Consulate funded project aimed at training and developing women who are technologically inclined to solve societal issues through developing technological solutions. This year’s edition is strictly for the Nigerian female
The programme is open to Nigerian females who:
- Are between the ages of 16 and 45 years.
- Have a business idea delivered through technology.
- Are highly knowledgeable and interested in technology.
- Are Tech savvy and
- Preferably have the ability to code and develop software.
TECH WOMEN seeks innovative solutions in the following areas:
Stage 1: Training
A two-day entrepreneurial training for screened contestants.
Stage 2: Idea Submission
200 selected contestants will submit their innovative ideas.
Stage 3: The Boot Camp
40 women with the best ideas will be paid into 20 teams
Stage 4: The Pitch|Award
Only 10 teams will make it to the award ceremony where they will be given the opportunity to pitch to the Tech Women Academy Panelist, the Jury and the Audience.
Valentine Obi: Etranzact
Daniel Oparison: Paga
Adia Sowho: Etisalat Nigeria
Nneka Okekearu: Enterprise Development Centre
Kingsley Eze: Tenece
Bayo Rotimi: Quest Advisory
Application Closes: February 14, 2016 (Valentine’s Day).
Entrepreneurial Training Holds: 30th-31st March, 2016.
IDEA Submission Starts: 1st April, 2016.
IDEA Submission Ends: 30th May, 2016.
Individuals are paired into Teams: May, 2016.
Announcement of Successful Contestants for the Boot Camp: June, 2016.
Boot Camp Starts: 1st August, 2016.
Boot Camp Ends: 14th August, 2016.
To learn more about the competition, please visit
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