As part of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria’s on-going efforts to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth, the Mission has announced that it is partnering with the Nigeria Tech Summit to organise a Start-up Lab Virtual Bootcamp Accelerator.
The Embassy, in a statement issued on Friday said the Bootcamp Accelerator with Silicon Valley mentors will be held on December 1, 2020 while selected delegates will get free access to the summit, mentorship, and a pitch competition opportunity to present to summit sponsors and partners on December 3.
The statement said the embassy welcomes representation from creators and innovators from throughout Nigeria to participate in this virtual program.
“A Start-up Lab Virtual Candidates based in Nigeria can apply here: https://forms.gle/P3CkAwKR4nVQWFX77. The deadline for submission is November 20th.
“All those wishing to follow and participate in the Nigeria Tech Summit discussions, December3, 2020 on the Future of Work Redefined, Resilience featuring Nigerian success stories, and the Future of Learning are encouraged to register at www.nigeriatechsummit.com” the statement said.
The Mission also stated that it will continue its commitment to Nigerian entrepreneurs to empower and lead during a time of crisis with resilient entrepreneurship and technology.
“The U.S. Mission proudly supports entrepreneurship through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Lagos and Abuja, Providing Opportunities for Women in Economic Rise (POWER), Start Up Northeast, and various exchange opportunities including the Mandela Washington Fellows, YALI, TechWomen, and the Fortune 500 Mentoring program” the Mission said