[Apply Now] 2023 Orange Corners Entrepreneurship Incubation Programme and Business Grant for young Nigerians

The 2023 Orange Corners Entrepreneurship Incubation Programme and Business Grant for young Nigerians is an initiative of Orange Corner. Orange Corners is managed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency at the request of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Team works closely together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and local partners in each programme country.

Through Orange Corners we provide 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. What Orange Corners can offer you:

  1. Skills development
    Collective and individual workshops on the stages of the creation of social enterprises
  2. Coaching and mentoring
    Personal development week, collective workshops in soft skills, mentoring
  3. Personalised follow-up
    Advisory board (strategic committee), collective
  4. Events and networking
    Professional meetings, events organised by incubatees

Organizer: Orange Corners
Category: Training & Grant
Eligible Country: Nigerians
Application Closing Date: June 17, 2023.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to meet the selection criteria you must be:
• Be an aspiring entrepreneurs from Lagos, Nigeria
• Be between 18-35 years old
• Have a validated innovative business concept, not more than <2 years old
• The product or service responds to a local challenge in Nigeria
• The product or service relates to the Sustainable Development Goals

Budding entrepreneurs will be selected based on the:
• Innovativeness
• Feasibility
• Social Impact
• Clarity of Market
• Sustainability & Scalability of the business idea
•Competence of the entrepreneur/team

Programme Benefits

There is a variety of benefits the programme will offer you of which the most important ones are:
• Enterprise Management Training
• Business Incubation & Advisory Services
• Funding for prototype development & testing

How to Apply

Interested applicants must read the full details about the program before proceeding to the application page. Click Here to check the official announcement page for more details about the application process. 

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