The 2021 Ugwumba Enterprise Challenge
This edition is open to young and women entrepreneurs in Nigeria between 18 and 45 years who have ideas that can be transformed into successful business ventures or social enterprises.
Note the following Project Activities:
a) Submission of Applications: October 01, 2021 - October 20, 2021 by 11.59 p.m.
b) Online Boot Camp: October 24, 2021 - November 06, 2021
c) 1st Preliminary Pitching Competition: November 10, 2021 - November 20, 2021
d) Online Voting: November 20, 2021 - November 26, 2021
e) Announcement of Top 50 Finalists: November 27, 2021
f) 2nd Preliminary Pitching Competition: November 28, 2021 - December 02, 2021
g) Announcement of Top 10 Finalists: December 03, 2021
h) Grand Finale at the National Merit House, Abuja: Monday, December 06, 2021
The final pitching competition at the grand finale in Abuja shall produce three winners with the best business ideas, who shall receive N1million impact investment funds each. Others shall receive consolation prizes of fifty thousand naira (N50,000) each.