Do you have a great business idea for the African Market? Then Keep on reading!
440.ng is a tech startup investment fund that focuses on both pre-revenue early stage startups and post-revenue startups that may have run for a few years and are now looking to scale their business through outside investment and strategic support.
Selected startups stand to receive between $20, 000 and $110, 000 equity investment as well as admission into a 3 month accelerator program in 440.ng’s co-working space where they will have the opportunity to be mentored by:
Mitchell Elegbe – Founding CEO of Interswitch
Simdul Shagaya – Founder/CEO of Konga
Jay Alabraba – Co-Founder of Paga
Rafael Afedor – Co-founder of Jumia
Afam Edozie – Venture Capitalist and Founding CMO of MTN Nigeria
Tomi Hodonu – Country Manager of Cheki Nigeria
Deji Adewunmi – CEO/ Co-founder Jobberman
Obinnia Abajue – Executive Director, Stanbic IBTC.
Don Jazzy – Founder/CEO, Mavin Records.
Elo Umeh – CEO Twinpine/Terragon Group.
Obinna Ekezie – Co-founder, Wakanow.
Francis Ebuehi – Vice-President, Value-Added Service, Airtel Nigeria.
Adia Sowho – Head, Digital Media, Etisalat Nigeria.
Aisha Umar Mumuni – General Manger, Product and Innovation, MTN Nigeria.
Hannes von Rensburg – Founder and former CEO, Fundamo.
Denis O’Brien, CEO, Vanso International.
Bex Nwawudu, Director, CBO Capital
Larry Annetts CMO of MTN South Africa (former CMO of MTN Nigeria)
Applications close on August 1st 2014, so get those business ideas ready and start applying!! Click here for more information.