Call for Application: Nigeria Innovation Challenge 4 Entrepreneurs (NICHE)

 IEEE R8 Entrepreneurship NICHE (Nigeria Innovation Challenge for Entrepreneurs) is now receiving application.

Pitch on NICHE premier startup competition to win $10,000 and other perks. Free to apply and free to pitch if selected. NICHE applicants may be contacted for Incubation in Hubs and Startup opportunities if eligible.

Take your ideas, project and startup to the next level with this exciting program which is open for both IEEE members and non-IEEE members to gain new entrepreneurial and innovative skills.

Interested participants are expected to register online and undergo mentoring program via slack. At the end of the mentoring, participants can enter for the pitch competition to win cash prizes and other perks.

The IEEE R8 Entrepreneurship NICHE mentoring will include the following topics:

  1. Business Model Canvas
  2. Marketing
  3. Pitching
  4. Product Design
  5. Growth
Who can apply?
  • Entrepreneurs who have post MVP of not more than 2 years.
  • Idea hobbyist and innovators.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students working on exciting school projects are encouraged to apply as there are special cash award categories for students.

Interested participants are required to register on as deadline for application is 30th October, 2019.

For inquiries, kindly email,


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