The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program is an initiative of the Young Business Leaders of Nigeria, aimed at promoting Entrepreneurship by providing Business education, training, financial support and mentoring to young Nigerians.
YBLN is set on reducing the unemployment rate in Nigeria by huge margins by introducing the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program, which is an 8-weeks long residential entrepreneurship training and development program that would select and train a growing cohort of young people with viable business ideas.
This year, 30 promising and aspiring entrepreneurs between ages 18 – 35 will partake in the program, and they will get the opportunity to start their own business with grants approaching one million naira. The intention is for them to employ a minimum of four people each by December, 2016.
The application deadline is 30th of July, 2015.