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    In partnership with Facebook, FATE Foundation are happy to announce 2018 Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Programme calendar which is focused on enabling young entrepreneurs across the country with essential strategies, knowledge, skills and tools to grow their businesses with essential digital strategies.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    To be eligible, you must be:
    Between 18 – 35 years old
    Computer Literate
    Have Access to a Laptop or Data Enabled Device
    Have already registered and launched a business.
    Have graduated from an Accredited Tertiary Level Institutio

    Additional Post Programme Benefits:
    Facebook Advert Credits (for the winners of the Pitch Competition)
    One Year (1) Mentoring Support from FATE Foundation
    One (1) Year Business Advisory Support from FATE Foundation
    Access to Free Business Support Tools & Applications

    Each programme stream will run four (4) times a week (from Mondays to Thursdays) over a four (4) week period and will involve very interactive and hands-on practical workshop learning sessions. With the background that entrepreneurs are now engaging more within a digital market place, the curriculum will have a strong digital marketing component and also cover critical areas for successfully building a new business including:
    Business Model Canvas
    Business Plan Development
    Budgeting, Financial Management and Financial Reporting
    Marketing and Pricing Strategies
    People Management
    Raising Financing
    Digital Marketing including using Facebook Business Tools
    Business Pitching


    • Lagos I: February 5, 2018 – March 2, 2018               (Application Closed)
    • Abuja: March 12, 2018 – April 6, 2018                       (Application Closed)
    • Ibadan: April 16, 2018 – May 11, 2018                       (Application Closed)
    • Port Harcourt: May 21, 2018 – June 15, 2018         (Application Closes  May 6, 2018)
    • Lagos II: June 25, 2018 – July 20, 2018                    (Application Closes  June 3, 2018)
    • Calabar: July 30, 2018 – August 24, 2018                (Application Closes  July 14, 2018)
    • Kaduna; September 3, 2018 – Sept. 28, 2018          (Application Closes  Aug. 18, 2018)
    • Enugu: October 8, 2018 – November 2, 2018          (Application Closes  Sept. 15, 2018)

    Stage I: Interested applicants must complete the online form here . Applicants will be required to complete all the required fields and upload the following:
    Passport Photograph
    School Certificate or Statement of Result
    Birth Certificate
    CAC Certificate

    Stage II: Following a review of all received applications, 60 candidates will be shortlisted for a 15 minute video interview. After which 40 will be selected for each stream.
    Through the support of Facebook, the programme is FREE to entrepreneurs who successfully scale the two application stages. This scholarship support from Facebook covers all direct course fees including course materials, books, feeding.
    This is a non-residential programme and it is expected that each entrepreneur enrolled for the programme must be able to get themselves to and from the location which will be communicated during the shortlisting process.

    For More Information:
    Visit the Official webpage of the FATE Foundation 2018 Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Programme