Kickstart Nigeria Entrepreneurship Programme: Apply for Business Funding

IB Foundation Kickstart Nigeria Entrepreneurship Programme

This is announcing the International Breweries Foundation Kickstart Nigeria Entrepreneurship Programme 2019 for Nigerian Young Entrepreneurs.

The International Breweries Foundation is an arm of International Breweries Plc,(a proud part of the  AB InBev Family) with the objective of delivering impactful, developmental and sustainable projects.

Kickstart Nigeria Entrepreneurship Programme is an initiative of the Foundation and focuses on enterprise growth and development for young entrepreneurs. The programme supports youth-owned businesses through business training, seed capital and post-investment support – Mentoring.

Kickstart is also available within other countries in Africa, as an initiative of the Africa Zone of the AB InBev Group. The program hitherto has been successfully implemented in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Tanzania.

In Nigeria, the program started in 2016 and has run three editions in the South West and South East region. With effect from 2019, Kickstart has become a national intervention in Nigeria, now open to Youths in the six geo-political zones of the country.

The programme supports youth-owned businesses through business training, seed capital, post-investment support (mentoring and coaching).

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for the short listing, applicants are required to meet the following requirements:

They must be from 18 years to 35 years.

They must be able to communicate in English language (read, write and speak).

They must reside in and have their business operations in Nigeria

Their business must be within the following areas:

Circular Packaging (e.g. recycling)
Climate Action
Water Stewardship

For existing business, their business must not be more than 3 years.

How to Participate in the Kickstart Nigeria Entrepreneurship Programme

In order to participate in the kickstart program, prospective awardees are required to fill and submit an application form.

Learn more about the programme by visiting the main website.

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Good luck as you apply.

Enquiries? send email to or whatsapp +2348163052034

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