• Seedstars Academy teaches you the skills to become a tech entrepreneur and impact people's lives in Nigeria

  • A 6-MONTH PROGRAM

    Where you'll learn the fundamentals of company building and get paid for it along the way.
     

    We believe that the best way to learn how to be an entrepreneur is by applying what you learn and learn what you've applied on your project. In this case, building a real company.

    Building

    90%

    You will be working on multiple MVPs and pilots by leveraging our shared services of Seedstars with the support of mentors and the Seedstars core team.

    Teaching 

    10%

    In parallel, with our facilitators, mentors and network, you'll learn the theoretical concepts which will cement your understanding of what it takes to build world-class tech companies.

    Growing

    What's next? 

    Based on your performance, Seedstars will provide you with an offer to join the Seedstars Family and continue your entrepreneurship dream or you're free to pave your own path and work on your ideas

  • Building

    Get a complete understanding of an Internet startup by building one!

    Entrepreneurship Skills

    Traction + Code + Business

    Understand concepts of online marketing with the technical perspective, growth hacking, data science strategies.
     

    Understand agile development techniques and being able to communicate with developers.

     

    Learn to prototype, manage projects, test assumptions, formulate problems and find unmet needs and all the knowledge required in an entrepreneurial ecosystem

    Entrepreneur Skills

    A Better You!​

     

    Develop the necessary skills to lead the daily life of a startup.

     

    You learn more about team building, entrepreneurial etiquette, grit and hustle, Leadership, Presentation skills, Storytelling, Balance and Financial Literacy.

  • Teaching

    This program and its curriculum has been built by educators and entrepreneurs who've built programs in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas complemented by the Seedstars World Network from over 60 countries, who will share their experiences, methods and tools.
     

    Sample of the local entrepreneurs who collaborated with us:

    Growing

    At the end of the program and based on your performance, you will have the opportunity to:

     

    1) Continue to build the companies you'll be assigned to
    2) Join a Seedstars company (early-stage or development stage)
    3) Get a job as a digital intrapreneur (e.g., public institutions, corporates)
    4) Start your own company or join one of the high-growing startups

  • Fellows enrolled in the program

    First Batch ( April - October 2016)

    Jonah Onah

    Simple Link

    SimpleLink is an online payment service that enables you to receive payment with a link.

    Etimbuk Bassey

    Simple Link

    SimpleLink is an online payment service that enables you to receive payment with a link.

    Shina Akinboboye

    Quick Check

    Quick Check offers quick small loans for individuals and micro enterprises

    Innocent Onyemaenu

    Quick Check

    Quick Check offers quick small loans for individuals and micro enterprises

    Daniel Isa

    Invoizpaid

    InvoizPAID provides quick and easy short-term financing for Nigerian SMEs to solve their cash flow problem

    Sesan Ojelade

    Invoizpaid

    InvoizPAID provides quick and easy short-term financing for Nigerian SMEs to solve their cash flow problem

    Obinna Anumaka

    GetBashi

    GetBashi is providing access to car loans to enable drivers and unemployed youth improve their income

    Jeremiah Jacob

    GetBashi

    GetBashi is providing access to car loans to enable drivers and unemployed youth improve their income

    Henry Ndianefo

    Milefriend

    Milefriend provides products and services to help car owners solve their vehicle and transit problems with just a few clicks.

  • WHAT'S THE DEAL?

    Run through an extremely selective recruitment process!

     

    What do you get in return?

     

    Free world-class education with access to world-class learning resources and facilitators.
    6-month paid salary of 80, 000N

    Access to an international community of mentors, experts and investors

    Co-Working space at Seedspace

    Life-changing experience

  • Location

    The program is taking place at Seedspace, our collaborative workspace in Ikoyi

    Working environment

    Join successful Nigerian startups and other academy fellows at our co-working space. Wi-Fi access, printer, meeting rooms, lounge, kitchen & coffee à discretion are a few perks of being a Seedspace member.

    International presence

    We are a truly international company with a global reach in more than 55 emerging markets thanks to Seedstars World, our startup competition and network.

  • Connect With Us

    Seedstars Academy is an initiative launched by Seedstars, the company builder, supported by our Seedstars World network & our co-working space Seedspace

    Seedspace

    Seedstars World

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