Startups from Universities and Polytechnics will pitch for 30million Naira seed funding. Apply at

The Student Innovation Challenge is about collaboration, innovation, and creativity. Undergraduates across all accredited tertiary institutions in Nigeria will present their innovative ideas and solutions, learn the skills required to start and grow a successful business, perfect pitch delivery, receive business developmental support and seed funding.
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30 Finalists will receive 1 MILLION NAIRA each in seed funding. Funds will go towards advancing your idea. Reimbursements and/or invoices, not cash awards and funding will be disbursed on agreed milestones.


Student Innovation Challenge is open to undergraduate students in any tertiary institution in Nigeria.

Your pitch MUST be solving a local challenge.

Applications MUST be submitted on or before 15th of April 2018.

This program is a public-private collaboration and it is made possible through the support of The Presidency Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bank of Industry and the Civic Foundation for Innovation.

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