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Founder Institute Lagos Opens Application For Cohort III

Creator Institute is supporting a lot more startups to launch new companies throughout Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

Stanbic IBTC Creator Institute Lagos which released in the fourth Quarter of 2018 has given that then, produced over 40 companies through its very first 2 cohorts. Now, FI is set to get and examine applications for its 3rd mate.

Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed start-up accelerator which is based in Silicon Valley with chapters throughout 65 countries.

In Nigeria, FI currently has chapters in Lagos and Abuja, and FI’s objective is to empower neighborhoods of talented and motivated individuals to construct impactful, innovation allowed companies worldwide.

The Founder Institute’s curriculum is a strenuous 14-week mixed program which guides founders as they construct their services; matches creators with accomplished mentors who provide practical and real-time guidance; and assists founders grow their network and reach within the regional and global tech communities.

Despite, or maybe due to the fact that of its strenuous nature, FI Creators have absolutely nothing however full marks for the program;

“When you make that choice to be a business owner, you require just one thing -FI. FI boosts of an amazing program that makes sure success on your entrepreneurial journey. I want I had gone through it previously.”– Titilope Adewusi, Co-founder; 9ijakids

According to the Creator of Loystar, Ayo Dawodu; “The FI program is for any business owner looking to be comprehensive in building a solid foundation for the success of their business. It is extremely recommended.”

Every Graduate business of the Creator Institute is a part of the international FI neighborhood of options which have been checked, tweaked and validated by the founders, with the assistance and support of coaches who are themselves start-up CEOs with legitimate experiences and pertinent networks.

Founder Institute Lagos is also committed to increasing inclusion and parity within the tech community with the Female Creator Effort which supports the participation of more women in the program.

Between Associate I and Accomplice II, the variety of female founders in the program has actually increased from 10% to 30%, and it is expected thatt soon, female founders would comprise at least 50% of the Mate.

The Institute has also increased the female representation in the faculty of the mentors to almost 40%.

All female creators who are confessed into FI are also consisted of in the global Female Founder Effort with its exclusive chances and advantages. Founder Institute’s Regional Director for Africa, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jr., spoke on this.

According to him; ‘As a group, we understand that female management improves team dynamics and we are committed to supporting more women to participate actively in the tech ecosystem. We are open to supporting entrepreneurs to launch or scale their companies irrespective of age, gender, background and location in order to assist them end up being a part of the global FI motion.’

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