Business and Economy

Applications Open for 2018 Outlier Venture Lab Program for Nigeria

Deadline:  20 July 2018

Are you an early-stage start-up or an SME based in the Nigeria?  Are you developing a tech-driven product or service addressing a huge local need and has a significant social impact?  Are you working on the leading edge of innovation? If yes, then apply for the 2018 Outlier Venture Lab program!

Applicants are invited to apply for the 2018 Outlier Venture Lab, a business acceleration program for tech-enabled startups who are building innovative solutions to challenges in Nigeria.

The program is convinced that start-ups can re-invent possibilities and bring game changing innovations to solve institutional and social challenges in Nigeria. This inaugural episode of Outlier Venture Lab aims to invest in startups who are leveraging technology and bringing new business models to solve challenges within their communities.


  • Equity funding of $20,000 and above
  • Three months of tailored business development advisory including training & mentoring in exchange for up to %ages of equity.
  • Pitching in front of seasoned investors.
  • access to network of partners and partners for go to market.
  • Featured in media

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are eligible to apply if their business meets the following criteria:

  • Business is based in Nigeria
  • Business operates in sectors like Agriculture, food, health, fintech, environment etc.
  • Business is technology-enabled and has a potential for significant local impact.
  • The Business has been in existence for up to 12 months and have paying customers

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Nigeria

For more information, please visit Outlier Venture Lab Program.

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