Orange Corners Incubation Programme For Young Nigerians

Orange Corners Incubation Programme offer a 6-month incubation programme to new businesses through Orange Corners. Orange Corners also acts as a link between these forward-thinking enterprises and the private sector.

For all parties involved, this is a win-win situation. Orange Corners is a partnership between the Dutch government and a local service provider, as the goal is to create and strengthen Nigeria’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

By providing them with the appropriate opportunities, skills, and market access, this ecosystem should enable them to build their business concept and become successful entrepreneurs.

This programme will give not only the core entrepreneurial knowledge, techniques, and resources required to turn a concept into a business, but also the networks and support necessary for the business’s long-term success.

The Dutch government will cover the first six months of the programme as scholarships.

About Orange Corners

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency manages Orange Corners at the request of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In each programme nation, we collaborate closely with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and local partners.

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Orange Corners Incubation Program’s Goals and Benefits

What are the advantages of participating in this programme for me?

Due to the spread of the epidemic, the training will be presented both in person and electronically.

  • This programme will give not only the core entrepreneurial knowledge, techniques, and resources required to turn a concept into a business, but also the networks and support necessary for the business’s long-term success.
  • The programme will provide you with a range of benefits, the most essential of which are:
  • Business Incubation & Advisory Services Enterprise Management Training
  • Prototype development and testing funding

Boot Camp & Incubation

The 50 semi-finalists will be required to attend a two-day bootcamp during which a jury will determine who is most suited to enter the incubation programme.

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The selection process will be based on how well you do during the bootcamp. Twenty young entrepreneurs will be chosen at the end of the bootcamp to participate for six months.

Orange Corners Incubation Program Requirements Qualification

To meet the selection criteria, you must be able to:

  • Be a budding entrepreneur from Nigeria’s Lagos.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • Have a proven, unique business concept that is less than two years old.
  • The product or service addresses a problem that exists in Nigeria.

The product or service is in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

The following criteria will be used to choose aspiring entrepreneurs:

  • Innovativeness
  • Feasibility
  • Social Implications
  • Clarity of market viability and scalability of the business concept
  • Entrepreneurial/team competence
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How to Apply for Orange Corners Incubation Programme

If you’re interested and qualified, please fill out the form below.

To apply, visit Orange Corners official website.

Prior to the start of each six-month cycle, the application form is made available on our website. Fill in all needed fields and hit the submit button on the online application form.

Click here for additional information.

Please keep an eye on your mailbox to see if you’ve been chosen as one of the 50 semi-finalists.

Source: Nyscinfo

Updated: October 11, 2021 — 1:51 pm

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