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Nigerian Drone Business Competition 2021 for young Nigerian Entrepreneurs.

Application Deadline: December 31st 2020

With the support of the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), and the Global Air Drone Academy, we have partnered to organize a 5-day virtual drone business boot camp for young entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

Global Air Drone Academy (GADA) Nigerian Drone Business Competition 2021 for young Nigerian Entrepreneurs

30 finalists will be selected to virtually attend the boot camp. Each finalist will receive training on drone engineering and entrepreneurship, and will have the opportunity to pitch their drone business idea to a panel of judges. THE TOP 3 FINALISTS WILL WIN A PROFESSIONAL-GRADE DRONE + business coaching to help launch their business.

The 2021 Nigerian Drone Business Competition, powered by the Global Air Drone Academy, seeks to nurture creativity and hone entrepreneurial skills amongst Nigeria-based early-stage technology youth entrepreneurs. During this 5-Day Virtual bootcamp, 30 qualified participants will have the opportunity to learn from experienced drone professionals at the Global Air Drone Academy (GADA), an FAA licensed drone services company based in the USA. This intense workshop will teach budding entrepreneurs how to relate this new technology to real-world practical solutions, how to counter negative public perceptions, and the best ways to market your startup in the 21st century. 

At the end of Day 5, each individual will have an opportunity to pitch their business plan to a panel of judges, who will then pick a 1st , 2nd, and 3rd place winner. 


– Must be between 16 and 30 years old
– Must live in Nigeria
– If selected as a finalist, must be able to participate in a 5-DAY Virtual Training (2Hrs per Day)
– If selected as a winner, must be willing to participate in GADA’s business accelerator program

After we have reviewed your application we will let you if you have been chosen among the 30 finalists. Good luck and safe flying!

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Nigerian Drone Business Competition 2021

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