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U.S. Mission backs Virtual Nigeria Tech Summit

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria has announced its partnership with the Nigeria Tech Summit.  The Embassy in a statement released today said it would continue its commitment to Nigerian entrepreneurs to empower and lead during a time of crisis with resilient entrepreneurship and technology.

“As part of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria’s on-going efforts to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth, the Embassy welcomes representation from creators and innovators from throughout Nigeria to participate in this virtual program.

“A Start-up Lab Virtual Bootcamp Accelerator with Silicon Valley mentors will be held on December 1, 2020. Selected delegates will get free access to the summit, mentorship, and a pitch competition opportunity to present to summit sponsors and partners on December 3.  Candidates based in Nigeria can apply here: https://forms.gle/P3CkAwKR4nVQWFX77

The deadline for submission is November 20th.

“All those wishing to follow and participate in the Nigeria Tech Summit discussions, December 3, 2020, on the Future of Work Redefined, Resilience featuring Nigerian success stories, and the Future of Learning are encouraged to register at www.nigeriatechsummit.com.

“The U.S. Mission proudly supports entrepreneurship through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Lagos and Abuja, Providing Opportunities for Women in Economic Rise (POWER), Start-Up Northeast, and various exchange opportunities including the Mandela Washington Fellows, YALI, TechWomen, and the Fortune 500 Mentoring program,” the Mission stated.

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