Nigerian Start-ups with tech-driven products or services that addresses local needs have been invited to apply for the Outlier Venture Lab Accelerator Programme, which offers equity funding of US$20,000. It is a business accelerator that helps start-ups with high growth and high impact potential become investment ready, sustainable and scalable.
The inaugural programme aims to invest in start-ups that are leveraging technology and bringing new business models to solve challenges within their communities. The lab’s aim is to support the development of tech-driven start-ups companies it can eventually match with its partner investors.
It offers selected start-ups equity funding of US$20,000 and above, as well as three months of tailored business development advisory, including training and mentoring, in exchange for up to 18 percent equity. Start-ups will get the opportunity to pitch in front of seasoned investors, and access to a network of partners for go-to-market. Applications are open here.