Sterling Bank, in partnership with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group is giving StartUp businesses an opportunity to ‘skyrocket’ their business with a startup grant up to $30,000 at the NES #24 Startups Pitching Event set to hold on October 21st, 2018.
The bank’s official statement discloses the event’s intention to “connect new Nigerian ventures seeking to raise funds with potential investors.” A total of eight startups will be selected with 5 minutes to pitch to prospective investors, and 10 minutes to answer questions.
Applications will be open to businesses:
- Registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and doing business for no more than five (5) years; and
- Engaged in any sector of the economy (agriculture, education, health, ICT, manufacturing, renewable energy and transport, etc.)
- CAC Certificate of Incorporation
- Summary Business Plan (not more than 3 pages)
- Pitch Deck
Benefits to participants include potential investment opportunities, increased visibility and expert guidance on innovative ideas. Prospective investors will, in turn, gain the opportunity to identify early-stage businesses that align with their own investment strategy and invest in them.
Entries close on the 6th of September, so hurry to begin your application here: official registration page.