Deadline: August 24, 2022
Applications for the ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator 2022. Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and customized programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, in partnership with ARM Labs, a Lagos-based innovation program focused on helping fintech startups, calls for applications for the Program. The accelerator 3-month intense program supporting entrepreneurs, will begin in Lagos state in December.
The first month of the program will be dedicated to assessing product-market-fit with extensive hands-on training with Techstars mentors to help founders refine their products into a solid proof-of-concept. After the execution stage in the second month, the final phase will largely be focused on helping startups refine their financial business models with additional strategies around fundraising.
- During the accelerator program, selected startups will have access to Techstars’ vast network of 7,000+ mentors, 20,000+ investors, over 10,000 founders, alumni and corporate partners.
- Other benefits include up to $120k in funding, curated startup programming and one-on-one mentorship sessions with Techstars mentors.
- Open to early-stage fintech and proptech companies;
- They should be based in Africa.
At the end of the application process, 12 startups will be selected for the program. The inaugural in-person class will commence on December 5, 2022 and conclude with a Demo Day scheduled for March 16, 2023 where local investors, community, government and business leaders will experience the transformational power entrepreneurs have on the African fintech and proptech community.