Heartland Incubation Hub Collaborates with Ventures Platform on Startup Nigeria Program 2019

Heartland Incubation Hub, a Venture of Oluaka Institute is excited to announce its collaboration with Startup Nigeria 2019.

Startup Nigeria is an incubation program designed by Ventures Platform to take innovative founders from idea stage to Minimum Viable Product (MVP)  to market. It is currently being executed in partnership with the National Social Investment Office of Nigeria(NSIP) and it collaborates with 10 Hub in 3 geopolitical zones.

The 2019 Startup Nigeria Program will target startups in the North West, North Central and South East geopolitical zones.


Heartland Incubation Hub  (HIH), a venture of Oluaka Institute is coordinating  the project in  Owerri, Imo State.  Roar Hub – Enugu, Devamplify- Awka, and  IgHub – Aba are the  Hubs coordinating the project in their respective location covering the South-east geopolitical zone.

Startup Nigeria is a 3-Month Incubation Program designed to support innovative idea-staged companies across Nigeria with funding, mentorship and training. The curriculum is specifically designed to move companies from ideas to viable products/services.

There will be a pool of Mentors to help startups accelerate business growth and help entrepreneurs succeed faster.

To top it up is Equity free funding for Startups of up to N2m to help the startups move their ideas forward. The Program supports visionary entrepreneurs!

Startup Nigeria 2019  is interested in innovative ideas and startups creating solutions in Agric, Governance, Hospitality, Finance, Commerce and Transport.

To learn more and  apply visit www.startupnigeria.ng

For startup founders/entrepreneurs in Imo state  who are creating products to solve important problems. The innovation might be  a new and efficient way of doing things and meeting needs. It might be an app, a device, a new model or method which is more efficient in getting things done. This is the opportunity for you  to receive N2M in equity-free funding.

To help in the application process, Heartland Incubation Hub will run two Information  session on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, and  Friday, June 14, 2019,

Time: 12:00 Noon for both Dates

Venue: Oluaka Institute, Obinze Along Owerri-Porthacourt Express Way, Owerri, Imo State

The Info Session will discuss the Overview of the Startup Nigeria Programme, Eligibility Criteria, Program Phases as well as Q & A session and On-site application.

Register to attend here http://bit.ly/infobyhih

Heartland  Incubation Hub is established to solve the problem of an inadequate support structure, mentorship system for incubating, or developing business ideas by young people in south-east Nigeria.

Last year we partnered with Slush Global Impact Accelerator Program- a Finland based startup program to build the capacity of local entrepreneurs working on Sustainable development goal in Nigeria. Since the Hub launched last year, we have worked with over 30 startups.

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