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Venture Platform is calling for new intake of founders and startup to its accelerator program. Venture Platform Hub’s accelerator program is a pro-founder series of coordinated activities and interventions designed to support startups at the MVP stage with mentorship, business re-engineering, work space, living space, back office support, shared services and seed funding. The goal is to ensure that by the end of the 3 to 4-month program, our accepted startups will have attained product/market fit, gained traction (revenue, partnerships, and commitments) and will be ready for early stage investors that they will meet during the program and at the Demo-Day event, that ends the program.

Their selection criteria include but not limited to: Passion, Ingenuity, Stick-to-it-iveness, Market Viability, and Capacity to execute. If you have these qualities and more feel free to apply to here. Click here to apply.

Selected startups will be supported with seed funding of $20,000 in exchange for 10% equity. Of the total amount, $15,000 is a direct cash receivable over the course of the program, while $5,000 will be in essential services tailored to fast track the growth of each business. Startups are expected to work from Ventures Platform Hub during the 12- 16 weeks of the program and on campus accommodation will be provided for a maximum of two team members per startup on a need basis. Each startup, will be provided with business advisory, business development, strategy mapping, mentor/advisor support, back office, shared services and work space.

Application closes on February 28, 2017. Apply here.

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Apeh Omede is the Editor-in-Chief at Startup News Nigeria. He is a startup enthusiast with strong interested in empowering entrepreneurs with relevant information to build their startups. You can reach him at apeh@startupnews.com.ng.