TECH WOMEN-GO-ENTREPRENEURIAL Fund 2016 for Nigerian Female Techies ($15,000 In Business Grants)

Application Deadline: February 14TH 2016

When: March 30th – 14th August  2016
Where: Lagos, Nigeria

TECH WOMEN-GO-ENTREPRENEURIAL 2016 is a US Consulate funded project aimed at training and developing women who are technologically inclined to solve societal issues through developing technological solutions. This edition is strictly for the Nigerian female.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Nigerian Females between the ages of 16 and 45 years of age.
  • Must have a business idea delivered through technology
  • Must be highly knowledgeable and interested in technology
  • Must be Tech Savvy
  • Ability to code and develop software is an added advantage

Theme:

Tech Women seeks innovative solutions in the following areas:

  • Arts|Media|Entertainment|Tourism
  • Business|Economy|Transport
  • Education|Employment
  • Health|Food
  • Politics|Law|Governance
  • Religion
  • Social|NGO
  • Nutrition|Agriculture

Trainer/Jury

  • Daniel Oparison – Paga
  • Asia Sowho – Etisalat Nigeria
  • Nneka Okekearu – Enterprise Development Centre
  • Kingsley Eze – Tenece
  • Bayo Rotimi – Quest Advisory
  • Ebi Atawodi – Uber Nigeria
  • Valentine Obi – Etranzact

Stages:

Stage 1 :Training

A 2 day Entrepreneurial Training for screened contestants

Stage 2 : Idea Submission

200 selected contestants will submit their innovative ideas

Stage 3 :The Bootcamp

40 women with the best ideas will be paired into 20 Teams.

Stage 4 : The Pitch | Award

Only 10 teams will make it to the award ceremony, where they will be given the opportunity to pitch to the Tech Women Academy Panelists, the Jury and the Audience

Timeline:

Application Closes : FEB 14TH 2016
Entrepreneurial Training Holds : MARCH 30th -31st MARCH 2016
IDEA Submission Starts : 1ST APRIL
IDEA Submission Ends : 30TH MAY
Individuals Paired Into Teams : MAY 2016
Announcement Of Successful Contestants For The Boot Camp: JUNE 2016
Boot Camp Starts: 1ST AUG 2016
Boot Camp Ends: 14TH AUG 2016

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the TECHWOMEN Go-Entrepreneurial (TWGE) Fund

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