www.youthignite.ng: Youth ignite List of Successful Shortlisted Candidates for the 2017-2018 Entrepreneur contests.

Youth ignite Shortlist 2017: This is to inform all those who apply, register and submitted for the 2017 youth ignite program can now check if their names has been selected for the loan application. You will recall that the youth ignite project under the Bank of industry (BOI) Microenterprise finance program seek to address set back in business set up by supporting 1 million entrepreneurs to create 5 million jobs over the next 5 years.


Youth ignite program will provide training, single-digit interest loan and on-going support during the course of 5 years. Applicants are advice to check if they have been selected base on the type of business plan they supported during the time of application. The project is looking for talented, creative and dedicated young people who have an existing business or idea that they believe in and are committed to bringing to life. You must however meet the requirement to go to the next stage.

Objective of the Youth ignite program for 2017

The main objective of the project is to create new jobs through entrepreneurship by supporting 1 million entrepreneurs over the next 5 years to create 5 million jobs.

Propose amount for project funding

All candidates who apply and was selected upon meeting the required criteria and judges’ review would have to access a loan value as required by their businesses capped at N200, 000 to start or grow their businesses. Successful businesses that are able to prove their concept are then able to access the scale up loan up to the tune of Five Hundred Thousand Naira. (N500, 000)

All accepted participants will gain access to loan of about N200, 000 as well as skilled expertise to help them with their business strategy and growth. Applicants selected will attend a business boot camp to refine their business strategy.

Youth ignite program and the community

All selected applicant will be participants in their various community and will automatically become part of a community of change-makers, pioneers, explorers, problem- solvers and venture builders. To ensure the experience is enriching for all participants, we carefully select the right type of people to join this network hence the names or list of successful shortlisted candidates.

To check the list to see if you have been shortlisted and selected for the next stage for the next stage of the project should please visit the website below;


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