How to Apply MSME NSIP Startup Empowerment 2023 (Business Owner Grant Up to N1M and Above)

How to Apply MSME NSIP Startup Empowerment 2023 | Application for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Nigeria Startup support portal is open for fresh registration. If you want to have a successful registration and become one of the beneficiaries, check the new directive and requirement for the registration. Register your business here CAC registration

The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has open the portal for the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Startup support for those that needed financial support from the Federal Government. The program aims is to Fueling Innovation & Empowering Entrepreneurs. If you are business owner, don’t miss these opportunity. Apply Here

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The Startup Support and Engagement Portal was set up as part of efforts to collate and classify startups in Nigeria to benefit from the opportunities provided in the Nigerian Startup Act 2022. Specifically, the portal will facilitate the labelling of Nigerian startups, venture capital companies, hubs and innovation centres in Nigeria. This is pursuant to the requirements of Section 10 of the Nigerian Startup Act, 2022.

Highlights of the Nigeria Startup Act:

  • Establishes the National Council for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship (The Council), with representation from relevant Ministries and Agencies of the Federal Government as well as the Nigerian Startup Ecosystem, to support complementary policy-making and approve programmes for the development of startups in Nigeria
  • Set up a consultative forum for Nigerian ecosystem stakeholders to engage and present proposals to ‘The Council’ on policies and ideas to develop the Nigerian Startup Ecosystem
  • Provide for the Startup Investment Seed Fund  which will be managed by the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). to support pipeline development and improve access to seed capital for tech-enabled startups
  • Simplifies registrations and access to government services through the Startup Support and Engagement Portal
  • Introduces several incentives to improve the viability of startups and facilitate investment in Nigerian startups

Eligible State in Nigeria to Apply 

  • Abia State
  • Adamawa State
  • Akwa Ibom State
  • Anambra State
  • Bauchi State
  • Bayelsa State
  • Benue State
  • Borno State
  • Cross River State
  • Delta State
  • Ebonyi State
  • Edo State
  • Ekiti State
  • Enugu State
  • Gombe State
  • Imo State
  • Jigawa State
  • Kaduna State
  • Kano State
  • Katsina State
  • Kebbi State
  • Kogi State
  • Kwara State
  • Lagos State
  • Nasarawa State
  • Niger State
  • Ogun State
  • Ondo State
  • Osun State
  • Oyo State
  • Plateau State
  • Rivers State
  • Sokoto State
  • Taraba State
  • Yobe State
  • Zamfara State

Eligibility /Requirement

  • Businesses must have CAC registration Click here
  • Businesses must be atleast 3 years of existences
  • Business must be owned by Nigerians
  • must have account details and verifiable BVN.

How to Apply MSME NSIP Startup Empowerment 2023

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4 thoughts on “How to Apply MSME NSIP Startup Empowerment 2023 (Business Owner Grant Up to N1M and Above)”

  1. Please help me with a grant, I’m a Nigerian, I need to recover all loss during covid-19 , kindly assist me, I’m begging you for God sake, you shall prosper in all your ways, you will not die unfulfilled, I need to rise!!!

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