ARM in partnership with Techstars for the ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Program calls for applications for the inaugural edition of the program. The accelerator is a 3-month intense training program set to kick off in Lagos state by December 2022. 

Following the announcement of the ARM Labs Lagos Techstars accelerator launch, applications are now open for early-stage fintech and proptech start-ups based in Africa from June 6th – to August  24th, 2022. At the end of the application process, 12 start-ups will be selected for the program. The inaugural class will commence on the 5th of December 2022 and conclude with a Demo Day scheduled for the 16th of March 2023. 

During the training program, selected start-ups 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 start-up programming, one-on-one mentorship sessions,  access to a Lagos office space, and future Techstars events. 

The first month will be dedicated to aggressive and hands-on training with mentors to help selected founders refine their products. After the execution stage in the second month, the final phase will largely be focused on helping start-ups refine their financial strategies. 

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