UK-Nigeria Tech Hub – Future Females Business School Tech Programme 2020

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UK-Nigeria Tech Hub – Future Females Business School Tech Programme 2020

UK Nigeria Tech Hub

Deadline: October 28th, 2020

Applications is Ongoing for the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub – Future Females Business School Tech Programme 2020 For Female Nigerian Entrepreneurs.

The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub in partnership with the Future Females Business School is now accepting application for the Future Females Business School Tech Programme 2020. This programme supports female Nigerian entrepreneurs who are utilizing technology to build their businesses and impact their respective communities/industries.

To ensure the Female Entrepreneurs get the hands on support they need to help them scale up their business and succeed, the programme takes only a limited number of entrepreneurs.

 (Just 50 spots available, programme commences 11th November 2020)

The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub has been established as part of the UK’s Digital Access Programme (DAP), a UK Government Prosperity Fund initiative. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub aims to develop a stronger Nigerian digital ecosystem through the development of skills, entrepreneurship and business partnerships.

Details of Award

  • The Future Females Business School Tech Programme is a three-month virtual accelerator programme aimed at equipping local female entrepreneurs with the entrepreneurial skills and best practices needed to start and grow successful and sustainable businesses, that utilise technology to not only generate wealth for themselves, but to have a positive impact in their community, and environment.
  • Future Females has previously partnered with the UK-South Africa Tech Hub, supporting nearly 200 female entrepreneurs to date, with participants seeing 88% increase in digital skills development, 95% uplift in confidence, and on average a 168% revenue increase in their businesses.

According to Lauren Dallas, Co-Founder of Future Females Business School;

We are excited to partner with the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub to extend this programme to the early-stage female entrepreneurs in Nigeria, to support our mission of empowering African female entrepreneurs to build world-class businesses, and stand proud and take up space on global digital & physical stages

This innovative programme aligns with our mission at the UK- Nigeria Tech Hub to support gender inclusive economic growth with a specific focus on empowering women with the skills and connections to overcome the existing digital gender gap.

We are excited to work with the Future Females Team to bring it to Nigeria to support 50 female entrepreneurs”

– Honey Ogundeyi, Country Director at the UK Nigeria Tech Hub.

Eligibility Criteria for Award

  • Applicants MUST be based in Nigeria
  • The business MUST utilise technology (i.e. is your business app based or an online platform)
  • Applicants must have 4-6 hours minimum to commit to the programme each week.

Please make sure you meet all of the above requirements before applying. We look forward to going through your application.

Method of Application

The Future Females Business School Tech Programme application starts with simply completing a form and sharing information about the business you are building, with successful candidates being invited to a 1:1 consultation with a programme team member.  This consultation will help you validate your business idea and direction, and ensure this programme is the best fit for you!.

To apply, complete the FORM HERE

Application Deadline: October 28th 2020   

(Just 50 spots available, programme commences 11th November 2020)

For more information about the funding program, visit Future Females Business School Official Website

Click here to apply

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