Seedstars Zenith Bank Pitch Competition 2023 for scalable Nigerian startups (N52 Million in Cash Prizes)

Application Deadline: November 14, 2023

Are you seeking an avenue to extend your business solution’s reach to millions of individuals? Do you possess a fully functional Minimum Viable Product (MVP) within the Nigerian landscape?

To identify, reward, and provide mentorship support for scalable Nigerian startups whose business solutions have the potential to reshape the Future of Business in Africa.


  • Companies must be at the MVP stage
  • Have a complete team
  • Must not have raised more than $75k
  • Must be operating in one of the sectors listed above
  • 10 Startups will be chosen to join the program and receive support and training to pitch at the Zenith Bank Tech Fair where the competition will be held.

    Apply if:
  • Your product leverages innovative technology to solve issues in one of the following focus areas: Wholesale and retail, eCommerce, Payments, Lending, Wellness, Cybersecurity, EdTech, Electricity (power vending), AgriTech, Entertainment, and Logistics.
  • You have a demonstrable product or service (MVP) or can demonstrate the viability of the business model.
  • You haven’t received more than $75,000 in funding since you launched your startup. Program

  • Cash prizes and awards from N2M – N20 Million
  • 1:1 Mentorship
  • Pitch Training
  • Capacity Building Workshops


  • Application Dates: November 9 – 14, 2023
  • Announcement: November 17
  • Competition Date: November 23 (Physical)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Seedstars Zenith Bank Pitch Competition 2023


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