The Women in Business Growth Lab

Accelerating entrepreneurship and equality in Nigeria


Dec 2
Dec 7 - 10:00 - Mar 31 - 15:00
Connect Lab
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Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Automotive, Clothing and textiles production, Computer hardware, Electronics, Food production, Furniture

The Women in Business Growth Lab is a 3-month programme for early-stage women-led start-ups in Nigeria, created to stimulate businesses into profitable & sustainable enterprises to accelerate the creation of jobs on the continent.

The program is designed to reduce the inequalities and barriers affecting women in business by accelerating progress in gender equality through entrepreneurship development, linking and learning, and access to finance

The Women in Business Growth Lab will feature weekly working session facilitated by African entrepreneurship experts. Selected female entrepreneurs will be attached to female mentors throughout the program cycle and pitch to investors at monthly deal days. 

At the end of the program, Connect lab will be awarding $1500 equity-free grant to one impact-driven start-up.

Please note that the deadline for application is 11:59 pm 30th, November 2020 and this cohort will be implemented in Abuja, Nigeria.