As part of efforts to support young entrepreneurs with innovative ideas, Union Bank of Nigeria has launched an initiative called The Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge.
The Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge aims to impact on the future of Nigeria by unearthing and supporting home grown innovative ideas. Aligned with three strategic pillars identified by Union Bank, the challenge focuses on addressing the SDGs – specifically agriculture, education and financial inclusion.
Interested participants (university students, software developers, entrepreneurs, software developers) across the country are encouraged to submit their proposals.
The three (3) best ideas from the challenge will get the required support to bring their ideas to life through the CcHub Incubation Programme to hold between June and December 2017. Asides that, the winners will also get additional cash support of ₦2 million, ₦1.5 million and ₦1 million respectively.
Entry materials (document and video) must be submitted online via the official website. All submissions must include a full description of the project/product/concept in a document written in plain English and should not be more than 1,000 words.
Entries for application closes today, Friday 19th of May, 2017. So if you have an idea that will greatly improve the lives of Nigerians, hurry up to apply and stand a chance to be among the lucky winners.
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