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The WIMBIZ Impact Investment Competition is a nationwide business plan competition for young Nigerian women running start-up businesses in the impact investment niche. To celebrate the 18th WIMBIZ Annual Conference, this year’s competition will equip 3 female-owned start-up Entrepreneurs with the necessary support to ensure their success and sustainability.

Eligibility Criteria:
The competition is opened to female start-up entrepreneurs between the ages of 21-30, who must meet the following criteria:

  1. Clearly defined goals and objectives
  2. Sustainability and profitability
  3. Impact on society
  4. Start-up phase or not be more than 18 months old
  5. A Nigerian citizen
  6. Business must be situated in Nigeria and should have a sustainability component for Nigeria

The Award:

  1. The top 3 business plan competition winners will be awarded cash prizes.
  2. The top 5 applicants will be granted sponsorships to attend the WIMBIZ Annual Conference.
  3. Awards will be presented to the top 3 winners during the WIMBIZ Annual Conference
  4. The winners will be assigned mentors on the platform of the WIMBIZ mentoring program

Application Process: Interested applicants should

  1. Fill the online application, click below
  2. Create a 60 seconds video marketing your product and/or service and tag @wimbizng on Instagram using the hashtag #MyWIMBIZ2019ImpactInvestmentPitch
  3. Create your business plan with the accompanying financial statements and send to wimcap@wimbiz.org with your name and title of the award as the subject e.g. Ope Shuaib Impact Investment Competition 2019 (The entire document, including financial projections, should not exceed 7 pages)

Application Deadline: August 30, 2019

For more information call 08035946249 or send us an email to wimcap@wimbiz.org

To Apply, Click HERE


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