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Orange Corners - Nigeria

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 21, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on November 25, 2021

Orange Corners provides young entrepreneurs with a 6-month incubation progamme. At the same time, Orange Corners serves as a bridge between these innovative entrepreneurs and the private sector.

This offers a great benefit to all partners involved.

Orange Corners is an initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in collaboration with a local service provider.

There are no participation fees for the programme.

The programme is funded by scholarships by the government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and our private partners.

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In order to meet the selection criteria, applicants must:
1. Be an aspiring entrepreneur from Lagos, Nigeria;
2. Be between 18-35 years old;
3. Have a validated innovative business concept, not more than <2 years old;
4. Have a product or service that:
a) responds to a local challenge in Nigeria and
b) relates to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The programme:
a) will be delivered in-person and virtually due to the development of the pandemic;
b) will not only provide the foundational entrepreneurial knowledge, tools and resources needed to transform an idea into a business but will also make available the networks and support needed for sustainable growth of the business;
c) will start in January 2022.

The selection process includes:
• The online application;
• 50 semi-finalists will be invited to participate in a compulsory two-day-long bootcamp in which a jury decides who are best placed to join the incubation programme;
• At the end of the bootcamp, 20 young entrepreneurs will be selected to participate for six months in the incubation programme.

Application deadline: 26 November 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 21
Oct 21

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Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 22
Oct 22

Thanks, Ana.