WIN $15,000 GRANT IN 2016 TECH WOMEN-GO-ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAMME FOR NIGERIAN FEMALE TECHPRENEURS

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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

Eligibility:

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:

Arts|Media|Entertainment|Tourism

Business|Economy|Transport

Education|Employment

Health|Food

Politics|Law|Governance

Religion

Social|NGO

Nutrition|Agriculture

Programme Stages:

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.

Trainers/Jury:

Valentine Obi: Etranzact

Daniel Oparison: Paga

Adia Sowho: Etisalat Nigeria

Nneka Okekearu: Enterprise Development Centre

Kingsley Eze: Tenece

Bayo Rotimi: Quest Advisory

Important Timelines:

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

The Official Website HERE!

Good Luck!

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