Come next month, 50 innovative startups in Nigeria will be unveiled at the first ever Aso Villa Demo Day right in front of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.
The President will host the startups as they pitch to an enthusiastic audience of investors, incubators, public and private sector decision makers, as well as connect entrepreneurs with the needed resources to move to the next level.
This event will also feature inspiring talks from thought leaders and experts from different economic sectors in Nigeria.
Entrepreneurs across the country between age 18 and 40 with viable idea or a startups should apply to be selected among the 50.
From the applications received, several entrepreneurs will be invited to pitch their ideas/startups at the Landmark Event Center, Lagos on June 23, 2016 while the unveiling of the best 50 will take place on July 28, 2016 at the State House Conference Center, Abuja.
The Aso Villa Demo Day is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship, innovation, job creation and economic growth through the use of new and emerging technologies. It is an initiative of the Presidency.