Nigerian Economic Summit Start up Pitching Event for Nigerians


Nigerian Economic Summit Start up Pitching Events for Nigerian Start ups 2017 in Abuja

Apply for the 2017 Nigerian Economic Summit Startups Pitching Event for Nigerian Startups, eligible persons will be considered for this program only.

 Many start-up entrepreneurs struggle to get the funds they need to grow their business and in some cases even require mentorship, professional advisory services, etc. Innovators and entrepreneurs from all over Nigeria would have an opportunity to pitch their start-ups and this is a platform for such businesses to collaborate and interact with individuals and organizations interested in promoting entrepreneurship and an opportunity to pitch to experienced investors and obtain great feedback and possibly capital.

Type: Entrepreneurship

To Be Taken At (Country): Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

Eligibility: Eight selected early-stage startups that are registered in Nigeria and have been doing business for no more than 3 years will be invited to pitch in front of venture capitalists and investors.

Applications will be open to businesses:
1. Registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and doing business for no more than three (3) years; and
2. Engaged in any sector of the economy (agribusiness, ICT, services, renewable energy, manufacturing, etc.)


Value of Award: 

  • New ventures with innovative ideas will be the direct beneficiaries of this event, as they will showcase their businesses before investors and have access to investment opportunities. They will also be able to receive guidance and business opinions from them during the event which will also greatly enhance their capacities to grow. In addition, they will get more visible brand effect from this platform.
  • For the prospective investors, it will be an opportunity to identify and invest in new ventures that are early stage and that align with their own investment strategy.


How to Apply: Apply here

Application Deadline: 22nd September 2017

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)

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