NITDA iHatch Incubation Program for Nigerian Entrepreneurs (Cohort 2)- Call for Application iHatch Cohort 2- This program is designed to help Nigerian entrepreneurs refine their business ideas.
Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation (ONDI)
The Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation (ONDI) is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) of NITDA created to streamline the coordination and support of activities on policy implementation, enforcement of regulatory guidelines and interventions targeted at the development and growth of the Nigerian technology ecosystem for greater impact on job creation and economic growth.
The iHatch programme is aimed at increasing the number of Innovation-Driven Enterprises by Nigerian youths and serving as one of the driving forces to place Nigeria as a leading entrepreneurial country in Africa.
The first cohort of the iHatch startup incubation programme, which is ongoing at the National Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR) Abuja, Nigeria, is expected to end in July 2022.
The iHatch, is a 5-month free intensive incubation programme designed to help Nigerian entrepreneurs refine their business ideas through a series of coaching, lectures, and bootcamps to generate scalable company models in the country.
Startups will receive free online/offline interactive lectures with experienced mentors, free workspace, mentorship meetings with tech professionals, pitch deck enhancement, and networking opportunities during this programme.
Therefore, ONDI is calling for applications from eligible individuals/groups with an innovative business plan, product, or prototype that would help solve national problems across all sectors as well as prosperity for the country.
How to apply for NITDA iHatch Incubation Program for Nigerian Entrepreneurs (Cohort 2)
Interested applicants are to fill out the form at: https://ondi.nitda.gov.ng/
Application deadline is 16th July 2022