Call for Applications : FCMB Agritech Epic Pitch 2020 offers N1.5M Grant to Agritech Startups

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Application Deadline: July 24, 2020

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) partners Passion Incubator to launch the FCMB Agritech EPIC Pitch 2020 themed “Redefining and repositioning agricultural value chains during and post the COVID-19 era”.

FCMB is playing its part in growing the Agricultural Technology sector and providing early to growth-stage entrepreneurs with prerequisite resources to grow and scale their Agritech businesses.

This initiative is geared towards building and accelerating the growth of the Agritech Startups in Africa and also helps young and self-driven Nigerian entrepreneurs grow their business. This mission would eventually build investible, sustainable and scalable businesses that can contribute to the nation’s employment rate as well as the growth of the nation’s GDP.

The virtual program will support 2 Agritech startups with ₦1.5M Grant and will provide other benefits like :Access to workspace, market & network that stimulates innovation, collaboration and business growth.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s edition would be a virtual engagement. The program is focused on the following Agricultural value chain solutions;

– Processing/Production/Storage
– Agricultural Finance
– Agricultural Marketing
– Supply chain

The entrepreneurs would also have access to the Passion Incubator’s resources, partner organization support and business development services.

The program will also feature a virtual conference. Themed “Redefining and repositioning Agricultural value chains during and post the COVID-19 era”, it will bring together, virtually, some global experts to discuss and share some insights on the Agricultural value chains.

Application for the program is currently open. Entrepreneurs in the Agritech space should apply by visiting bit.ly/fcmbaep.

For inquiries, reach out to the programs Team on 07061006794 or send a mail to programs@passionincubator.ng

 

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