Gov Labs incubation programme launches for civil rights tech startups in Nigeria

Ventures Platform Foundation has launched a new incubation programme targeted at startups utilising tech to establish accountability and transparency within the Nigerian government’s Covid-19 response.

Ola Olaoluwa
Ola Olaoluwa

Applications close on 6 February 2021

Scheduled to last for 12-weeks, the incubation programme has been created in partnership with Nigeria's National Endowment for Democracy (NED), aiming to support Civil Society Organisations across Nigeria.

A total of five applicants will be selected and each will receive a $2500 grant along with access to mentorship, technical support, and networking opportunities.

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During the incubation programme, selected participants will have the opportunity to gain a wealth of knowledge as they work alongside experts in policy advocacy, civic engagement, and public sector reform. The programme is tailored towards participants creating scalable and easily adoptable solutions to promote transparency to the Nigerian government’s Covid-19 response.

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Ola Olaoluwa

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