Y.E.E.P. Business Management/ V.C. Funding Program


Program Outline

The Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Project is structured to raise and support young Africans who are enthusiastic about entrepreneurship and leadership. We are set to drive innovation through sound entrepreneurial initiatives. Learn more about the program below. (click to expand)

The Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Project is geared towards reaching, educating and empowering young entrepreneurs across different African states through our different initiatives and unique solutions. We envision an Africa where the young populace is actively engaged in transforming economies of nations by tackling basic problems through sound and innovative entrepreneurial initiatives.

We are empowering one million young entrepreneurs across different African states within the next 10 years through the Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Project.

The project commences with the training and mentorship program which is geared towards giving young and enterprising Africans access to top notch, world-class business education, expanding the scope and understanding of the participants in entrepreneurship and innovation in the African space, guiding them towards creating sound and innovative entrepreneurial solutions to tackle basic economic problems.

Beneficiaries of the program are trained on our online learning platform for a period of 12 weeks, by successful and global business leaders. Some of which are;

– Prof. Michael R. Pratt; Lecturer of Technology Entrepreneurship, University of Maryland.

– Prof. Kingsley Moghalu; former deputy governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

– Olusegun Obasanjo; former president of the federal republic of Nigeria

– Adewale Aladejana; Chairman and founder, Sapphire group

and several others.

The training focuses on startup fundamentals, business management skills, entrepreneurship in Africa, leadership, public service and governance, and startup funding for entrepreneurs; the art of funding your startup.

After completing the scholarship stage of the program, participants receive a certification in Business Management from the Elite Entrepreneurs Academy, endorsed by the University of Maryland and our other partners.

The training program which costs a total of 500 US Dollars has been packaged into a scholarship program and made available to beneficiaries through our partnerships with the University of Maryland, Africa for Africa Youth initiative, Zenith Bank PLC and the Elite Entrepreneurs Academy.

Certified participants are qualified to pitch for funding as the Y.E.E.P., through her strategic partnerships and collaborations, makes funding opportunities available through the year for participants to benefit from.

Applicants who are selected to participate in the program are required to complete a registration fee of 30 US Dollars (N15,000) before they can commence.

1. Get Groomed with Business Management Skills

2. Earn A Certificate in Business Management

3. Get Your Business Registered

4. Build A Solid/Viable Business Plan For Your Business Venture

5. Opportunities To Equip Your Business Venture

6. Opportunities To Pitch For Funding

7. Networking With Other Entrepreneurs

and much more.

Before You Apply

Kindly note that you’re required to have a Zenith Bank account as this is an eligibility criteria to benefit from the program. If you don’t have one, an account will automatically be created for you within 3 working days after completing your registration.