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StarNews, USAID & GBEF Business Competition in Partnership with MTN for Nigerian Entrepreneur |Up to 10 Million Naira

StarNews Business competition for Nigerian Entrepreneur | Up to 10 Million Naira

StarNews Mobile, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Black Economic Forum (GBEF), is excited to announce a business competition for Nigerian entrepreneurs!

If you are an SME or startup in Nigeria, this is your chance to win funding, mentorship, and business support to boost your entrepreneurial journey.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Business should be at least 50% Nigerian-owned and operated.
  • Business should be registered in Nigeria with a valid CAC.
  • Business activities should be mainly taking place in Africa
  • Must have a web/social presence with a minimum of 1,000 followers
  • Have been in a formal business for at least 2 years and have at least 2 years of consecutive turnover
  • Generate positive impacts for Africa by contributing directly to SDGs.

Benefits for Winners:

  • Personalized mentoring from industry experts.
  • Funding opportunities to fuel your growth.
  • Potential partnerships to expand your network.
  • Essential tools for driving socio-economic development in Nigeria.


  • 1st Prize: N5,000,000 (Five Million Naira)
  • 2nd Prize: N3,000,000 (Three Million Naira)
  • 3rd Prize: N2,000,000 (Two Million Naira)

All participants will gain exclusive access to StarNews’ extensive investor network, opening doors to even more opportunities for growth and success.

Additionally, mentorship will be provided by the Global Black Economic Forum Academy.

Deadline: June 15th,2024

Apply here

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