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.

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

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.

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