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Apply: FUTA Launches Digital Idea/Startup Accelerator Program

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has unveiled Nigeria’s First Digital University Startup/idea Accelerator program.

The free virtual accelerator will welcome 150 top students entrepreneurs from the country and founders selected for the program will undergo 6 intensive weeks of digital training to help build and scale their entrepreneurial ideas for the future.

The program is free. No equity asked. No obligation. Accepted entrepreneurs will have access to live virtual accelerator training for 6 weeks, access to the Clichers Founders community, and access to N500,000 in free credits and perks from other partners including incubation for 1 year with a free workspace.

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Who can Apply?

The accelerator program is open to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of FUTA. Those who get selected will have the opportunity to interact with more than 30 global mentors and coaches.


  • Access to live virtual accelerator program for 6 weeks.
  • Access to the exclusive Clichers management founders community with over 70 founders from around 5 countries.
  • Access to N500,000 in free management consulting credits including access to lawyers, Accountant’s Business developers, and finance experts.
  • Induction into a 6 months incubation program with a free workspace.
  • The program will culminate in a Demo Day, where a select few entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to virtually showcase their products, pitch ideas, and get National exposure for their brands.
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Click here to apply and application closes September 20th

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