ScaleUp Lab is a unique Accelerator Programme aimed at providing targeted support to early-stage high-potential and growth-driven ventures within the growth sectors of the Nigerian economy namely; Agribusiness, Creatives, Health and Education. The programme is implemented by FATE Foundation and supported by Africa Capital Alliance (ACA) Foundation.

Programme Sessions: The sessions are designed for capacity building through workshop and coaching sessions, peer learning and feedback, one-to-one mentoring and a tailored follow-up on each company’s progress. Entrepreneurs will have opportunities to meet and interact with several entities including partners, mentors, investors, and experienced entrepreneurs. Finally, a demo-day will be held at the end of the workshop sessions for business showcase and pitching to key funding partners.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be

  • A Nigerian citizen (male or female)
  • Between ages 21-35 as at April 30th, 2018
  • An entrepreneur operating in the agribusiness sector
  • A CAC registered business in growth stage (Only one participant per business will be accepted)
  • Available to participate FULL-TIME in the one-week bootcamp in Lagos between (Monday, May 21, 2018 – Saturday, May 26, 2018) and ALL other activities required throughout the duration of the programme.
  • Able to cover all personal, transportation or communication costs.

Expected outcomes are:

  • Increased capacity to scale and build sustainable Agribusinesses
  • Mentoring support provided by Nigerian entrepreneurs and expert Agribusiness professionals and Institutions
  • Access to target market
  • Increased revenue and profitability potentials
  • Improved people and financial management practices
  • Access to specialised funding opportunities

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly visit the link below:

Click here to apply for the FATE Foundation ScaleUp Lab Agribusiness Accelerator Programme 2018

Application Deadline: 5:00 PM on Friday April 20th, 2018.