Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed accelerator and Sterling Bank, Nigeria’s foremost technology friendly financial institution, are partnering to launch the HEART Pitchathon Challenge. The goal is to identify founders with ideas that have high-growth potential and support them to accelerate their traction and growth by offering them the Sterling HEART Fellowship, which affords them the opportunity to attend the FI Core Accelerator Program.
The HEART Fellowship is focused on supporting and encouraging founders with products or service offerings that fall within any of the H.E.A.R.T. (Health, Education, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Transportation) Sectors.
This sector-specific grant will support five early-stage founders by granting them the opportunity to participate in the Lagos Fall Cohort of Founder Institute Lagos, and access a bouquet of post program support perks both from Sterling Bank and Founder Institute.
Benefit of Participation
- Receive scholarships (up to $1,000)
- Have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to top startup experts
- Receive support across important areas like tech infrastructure, market access, legal
How to Apply
Interested founders can apply here. The deadline for application is Thursday, 30th June 2022.