Summit Nigeria

Summit Nigeria
past 12 months ago

Wed, Sep 13 6:00PM - Fri, Sep 29 11:00PM

Makurdi Makurdi North, Nigeria

Event Details

Summit Nigeria Stratup Application

Are you an Entrepreneur, with a new or an already existing startup? The Summit Nigeria strategic team invites you to apply for the Summit Nigeria Startup Investment Fund 2017. In a bid to contribute to support entrepreneurship, and enhance Nigeria’s economy, Summit Nigeria, Nigeria’s dynamic leadership, financial and entrepreneurship program seeks to contribute to the acceleration of start-ups development; and support budding aspiring entrepreneurs through training, mentorship, professional network connections and seed investment funding.


This funding programme is designed to recognise and support outstanding entrepreneurship start-ups that have the following characteristics:

Have a proven pilot startup beyond concept stage, tested, or small-scale
Startup resident or to be located in Nigeria
Nigerians resident in Nigeria or Diaspora and Non-Nigerians resident in Nigeria
Start-ups developed by youths from age 16-35
Have the potential to scale and contribute to the economic prosperity of Nigeria
Start-ups built on a sound and viable business model with investment potentials and financial sustainability plan
Start-ups with economic and social impact
Start-ups that are scalable with potential for growth
Only one nominated person from the startup or the partnership is able to join the programme.

Stage 1: High commended start-ups initiatives will be featured online for the open voting process with a minimum of 1500 (one thousand five hundred voting points) to be voted for the first two hundred top best start-ups initiatives to be selected.

Stage 2: Semi Finalists: receive (200 top tier applications under phase 1) in addition of the above:

Detailed feedback from the selection committee
Participation in an online Summit Nigeria Startup Entrepreneurship Network Community for continuous development on startup project
Access to exclusive professional networking opportunities
Access to exclusive professional mentorships
Access to industrial resource information
Access to investor’s for investment opportunities

Stage 3: Finalists: receive (top ten (10) tier retained applications under phase 2): In addition to the above:

Exclusive Opportunity to pitch their start-ups projects during the Summit Nigeria Grand Finale
Finalists will be featured through Summit Nigeria media activities
Attend the Summit Nigeria executive start-ups bootcamp

Winners receive: All of the above plus:

1st price: One million naira seed investment funding
2nd price: three hundred thousand naira seed investment funding
3rd price: two hundred thousand naira seed investment funding
A Lifetime Summit Fellowship
A prestige seat on the Summit Startup investment forum

This is not limited to a wide swath of characteristics such as religion, gender, economic status and special abilities. All Applications must be submitted ONLINE through the Application Portal (

The application form must be completed by answering a series of compulsory question. For further questions and enquiries on the application contact us via:

Application deadline is September 30th 2017 at 12:00 midnight Nigerian time