FATE Foundation partners Facebook for 2020 AEP Digital Programme

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Adenike Adeyemi, Executive Director-FATE Foundation

For 360 StartUps across 11 States..Program is free with other benefits like:Data/Internet Support,Ad Credit Giveaways,Growth Support Services

FATE Foundation is  excited to announce its partnership with Facebook to support 360 StartUps across 11 Nigerian states through the 2020 Aspiring Entrepreneurs : Digital Programme (AEP Digital), this was announced on Friday by Oge Nnaife, Head, StartUps & Youth Enterprise for FATE Foundation.

The AEP Digital is a Pre-Incubation programme co-created by Fate Foundation and Facebook in 2018 which combines strong enterprise management, digital marketing and financial literacy courses to provide fundamental knowledge and guidance on building a digital enabled business in Nigeria. The programme has recorded great impact and reached 640 Nigerian StartUps providing their Founders with relevant knowledge, tools and skills to grow sustainable and digitally enabled businesses.

Following the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic across the world and with attendant limitations on movements and in-person interactions in Nigeria, FATE Foundation and Facebook recognise the urgent need to provide much needed knowledge and support to StartUps across Nigeria to sustain their nascent businesses, generate revenue and create jobs.  The core of this year’s programme will focus on building resilience and competitive advantage during this crisis and as such key modules will address:

  • Business Model Adaptation
  • Digital Marketing
  • Customer Engagement
  • Financial Literacy & Cashflow Management
  • Remote Work Management

The FreeProgramme which will be fully virtual this year will also provide the following to the 360 entrepreneurs selected to participate:

  • Data/Internet Support
  • Ad Credit Giveaways
  • Growth Support Services

There will be 12 cohorts with 30 entrepreneurs per stream selected from Lagos, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Kwara, Edo, Ogun, Abia, Enugu, Kano, Plateau and Oyo states.

To view additional details about the programme and curriculum structure, application process and timelines per state, click HERE .

For any enquiries, send an email to aep@fatefoundation.org.

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