West Africa Creative Enterprise Support Programme 2019

Programme description

The West Africa Creative Enterprise Support
Programme is an extension of our Creative Hubs Programme which was first
launched in 2017, which aims to upskill young and emerging creative
entrepreneurs towards the development of successful businesses which create job
opportunities and prosperity in respective countries. We will do this through
training, mentoring, coaching, internships opportunities, etc.  

This call is for fashion and fashion-tech*
entrepreneurs in Abuja, Nigeria, to apply and participate in the Creative
Enterprise Support Programme taking place in Abuja from November 2019 until May
2020. The programme offers enterprise, artistic, technical and skills training
to existing and potential fashion and fashion-tech entrepreneurs in Abuja.

(*Technology that is used to improve fashion
and/or the fashion experience. Some of these technologies are; 3D printing,
artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and technical

West Africa Creative Enterprise Support Programme 2019

Programme Requirements:

To participate, the applicant must:

Be of Nigerian descent and resident in Abuja,

Be within the age range of 18 – 35, as at the
time of submission of application

Own/run a fashion/fashion-tech business which
has been in establishment for no more than 2 years and is looking to further
establish and grow.  (Please note: Only
one person per enterprise/business will be accepted to participate in this

Be available to participate and commit fully
to the full length of the West Africa Creative Enterprise Support Programme
(Abuja) as described below;

4 – 15 November 2019: A two-week intensive
fashion-tech training programme for 60 participants

November 2019 – May 2020:

6-month fashion-tech incubation programme for
30 successful participants, selected from the two-week training. The incubation
programme will include 3 months of face-to-face training (3 days a week) and 3
months of internship and mentorship opportunities. The programme schedule will
be shared with selected participants.

A pitch event in which fashion/fashion-tech

Application Procedure:

Note that there are 2 stages in the
application process.

Stage I:

To complete the application form, please visit

Application opens: Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Application closes: Wednesday, 18 September

Entries submitted after the given deadline
will not be accepted.

Please note you may be disqualified if your
business does not fit the stage required for the Bootcamp you apply for.

Stage II:

Only shortlisted applicants from Stage I will
be contacted

Method of Application

Click here
to apply

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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