Portal for ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator 2023 are now open, The ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program invests in early-stage fintech and proptech companies based in Africa. Lagos, Nigeria. Read the full information, guideline and requirement before you proceed. Apply Here
Applications Open for $120K Equity Funding ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program. Encouraging all early-stage entrepreneurs across Africa to apply to the inaugural class of the fintech and proptech Accelerator Program.
Techstars, a global investment business that provides access to capital, one-on-one mentorship, and customized programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, in partnership with ARM Labs, a Lagos-based innovation program focused on helping fintech startups, calls for applications for the Program. The accelerator 3-month intense program supporting entrepreneurs, will begin in Lagos state in December.
The first month of the program will be dedicated to assessing product-market-fit with extensive hands-on training with Techstars mentors to help founders refine their products into a solid proof-of-concept. After the execution stage in the second month, the final phase will largely be focused on helping startups refine their financial business models with additional strategies around fundraising.
- During the accelerator program, selected startups will have access to Techstars’ vast network of 7,000+ mentors, 20,000+ investors, over 10,000 founders, alumni and corporate partners.
- Other benefits include up to $120k in funding, curated startup programming and one-on-one mentorship sessions with Techstars mentors.
- Open to early-stage fintech and proptech companies;
- They should be based in Africa.
How To Apply
At the end of the application process, 12 startups will be selected for the program. The inaugural in-person class will commence on December 5, 2022 and conclude with a Demo Day scheduled for March 16, 2023 where local investors, community, government and business leaders will experience the transformational power entrepreneurs have on the African fintech and proptech community.
Application Deadline: August 9, 2023