Orange Corners Programme for Nigerian Entrepreneurs . Applications are now open. Interested individuals can now apply. See details and apply below!
Their ambition is to develop and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Nigeria. This ecosystem should enable youth to develop their business concept and become successful entrepreneurs, by providing them with the necessary opportunities, skills and access to markets.
Through Orange Corners, they provide young entrepreneurs with a 6-month incubation progamme. At the same time, Orange Corners serves as a bridge between these innovative entrepreneurs and the private sector. This offers a great benefit to all partners involved. Orange Corners is an initiative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in collaboration with a local service provider.
About Orange Corners
Orange Corners is managed by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency at the request of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We work closely together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and local partners in each programme country. More information on the partners we work with in each country can be found via Where we work.
Orange Corners Incubation Programme
- Type Entrepreneurs
- OrganisationOrange Corners
- Country to study –
- School to study –
- Course to study Not specified
- State of Origin
- Gender Men and Women
- Application Deadline October 10, 2022
Aim and Benefits of Orange Corners Incubation Programme
This programme will not only provide the foundational entrepreneurial knowledge, tools and resources needed to transform an idea into a business but will also make available the networks and support needed for sustainable growth of the business.
There is a variety of benefits the program will offer you of which the most important ones are:
Enterprise Management Training
Business Incubation & Advisory Services
Funding for prototype development & testing
There are no participation fees for the programme. The programme is funded by scholarships by the government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and their private partners.
Requirements for Orange Corners Incubation Programme Qualification
- Be an aspiring entrepreneur from Lagos, Nigeria.
- Be between 18-35 years old.
- Have a validated innovative business concept, not more than <2 years old.
- The product or service responds to a local challenge in Nigeria.
- The product or service relates to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Interview date, Process and Venue for Orange Corners Incubation Programme
Budding entrepreneurs will be selected based on the:
- Social Impact
- Clarity of Market
- Sustainability & Scalability of the business idea
- Competence of the entrepreneur/team
October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to Orange Corners on forms.office.com to apply
Online application: Fill in all required fields and submit. Make sure to check your inbox regularly to see if you are one of the 50 selected semi-finalists.
Bootcamp: The 50 semi-finalists will be invited to participate in a compulsory two-day-long bootcamp in which a jury decides who are best placed to join the incubation programme.
Selection: Selection will be conducted according to the performance during the bootcamp. At the end of the bootcamp, 20 young entrepreneurs will be selected to participate for six months.
For more details,visit Orange Corners website