YouWiN! stands for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is an innovative business plan competition aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting aspiring entrepreneurial youth in Nigeria to develop and execute business ideas. Each winner of the YouWIN! grant can get a maximum of N10 million. It is not a loan, it a grant given to entrepreneurs as capital for their businesses. It is open to Nigerians between the ages of 18 – 45.
There have been three previous sets of YouWIN! winners, and the just concluded YouWiN! 3 had 1,500 winners from all over Nigeria. Now the YouWiN! 4 applications are open, and closes on the 15th of March, 2015 by 12 midnight, Nigerian local time.
How It Works
1. You have to meet the criteria which includes;
– Be a Nigerian between the ages of 18 – 45.
– Have a post-secondary education
– Have a proposed business idea that will operate in Nigeria and employ Nigerians
2. Apply Online
You are required to submit an online application where you will provide information about your business idea
To learn more about YouWIN!, visit the website https://www.youwin.org.ng/about-youwin/
YouWiN! 4 is open to both male and female entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 – 45 years.
Apply Now on the YouWIN! website – HERE
This news story was first published on February 13, 2015 and updated on March 11, 2015.