Can you bring your passion and thoughts together to solve local challenges? Then, enter for the 2018 Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge.
Union Bank in partnership with Co-Creation Hub is running a campus innovation challenge to discover and support students engaged in entrepreneurial activities across tertiary institutions in Nigeria
We want to see innovative, technology-driven ideas to address social and business challenges in Nigeria.
We are looking for bright ideas in the areas of Agriculture, education, financial inclusion, millennial banking, creative arts and other solutions that address local needs.
What’s in it for you?
your creativity to the world through the Innovation Challenge Platform.
the excitement of pitching your amazing ideas.
funding and incubation support to scale your ideas into sustainable businesses.
1st Prize: N1.5 million
2nd Prize: N1million
3rd Prize: N500,000
Pitches will take place in August. On the same day, the judges will announce the top 3 ideas. The three winners will then advance to the incubation programme where they will be supported to bring the ideas to life.
The Top 3 selected candidates will get cash funding listed above towards the execution of their ideas and incubation support via the Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) incubation services. In addition, they will get partnership opportunities with Union Bank and our network of partners around the focus areas of the challenge.
Over the subsequent six months, the top three ideas will be supported with a range of services focused on product development, distribution and business modelling to turn their ideas into fully working products to launch in early 2019. Winners will also be able to leverage Union Bank’s strategic networks to bring their ideas to life.
Deadline for application is August 5, 2018
Visit the Application Portal for the 2018 Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge.
Learn more about the 2018 Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge