Project Empower Business Accelerator Programme 2022 for Nigerian Entrepreneurs

The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across Nigeria are on a path to take the global Entrepreneurship Stage as the internet has enabled them to make their products and services available to customers within Nigeria and across different continents. Project Empower is an Opportunity many indigenous businesses in Nigeria can explore in order to create quality and become competitive by adding value globally.

Project Empower is an initiative of IHS Towers to support 500 entrepreneurs and businesses to build sustainable brands. The accelerator program for Nigerian owned businesses is a 3-month online intensive training program aimed at supporting top notch, emerging and innovative businesses.

Project Empower Acceleration Programme Involves


Training: The accelerator programme is designed to help start-ups and MSMEs brand their products, build products and services that solves real life problems and gain traction.

Mentorship:  The program provides us with the opportunity to meet with Mentors, who are resource persons with reasonable years of experiences in supporting entrepreneurs to grow their businesses to scale.

Funding Support: At the end of the accelerator programme, participants would have business plans fully developed in order to access funding from various already existing financial institutions and donors of their choice.


Am I Eligible To Apply for the Startup Nigeria Program?

The 2022 Project Empower Accelerator Programme will target Nigerian startups and MSMEs

The following businesses are eligible to apply for Project Empower Accelerator Programme

  • Agriculture
  • ICT
  • Fashion
  • Health
  • Food or Beverage Production
  • Media
  • Wholesale or Retail
  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Interior Design & Real Estate


Program Timeline

  • Application Opens
  • Application deadline
  • Selection process begins
  • Selection process ends
  • Training commences
  • Training ends
  • Pitching competition for 3 top performing businesses

Application Process

All applications are online via



Email: [email protected]
Website: www.projectempower.org
WhatsApp: 081 38965157

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