Nigerian Economic Summit Pitching Event for Startups

The Startups Pitching Event at NES #24 on October 21 aims to connect new Nigerian ventures seeking to raise funds with potential investors. Eight selected early-stage startups that are registered in Nigeria and have been doing business for no more than 5 years will be invited to pitch in front of venture capitalists and investors.

Each start-up will have 5 minutes to pitch to prospective investors and 10 minutes to answer questions from them. It is expected that the Session will also connect the eight start-ups with venture capitalists and investors.

The Event will be strictly on invitation and shall not be open to all Summit participants.

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) organizes the Annual Nigerian Economic Summit in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning. It has become an annual dialogue and indeed the flagship event of NESG and the Federal Government that has provided a credible and widely recognized platform for top policy makers and corporate leaders.

 Eligibility

Applications will be open to businesses:

  1. Registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and doing business for no more than five (5) years; and
  2. Engaged in any sector of the economy (agriculture, education, health, ICT, manufacturing, renewable energy and transport, etc.)

 

Application Requirements

  1. CAC Certificate of Incorporation
  2. Summary Business Plan (not more than 3 pages)
  3. Pitch Deck

Closes: August 30, 2018

Program dates: October 21, 2018

Apply now

For more information, visit Startups Pitching Event

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