Ventures platform (VP), one of the few hubs in Northern Nigeria, will be having their first official demo day on 27th January at Abuja. The event will showcase innovative startups to local and foreign investors.
The startups that will be showcasing and pitching their businesses to investors and a few members of the public are those which will be completing the acceleration cycle that ends on 27th January.
Ventures platform has a competitive 16-week hybrid incubation program focused on training and mentoring startups to scale their businesses. The first cycle of the program selected six startups from across the continent, each working on an innovative business idea that not only support economic growth but that also seeks to make a social impact in local communities and across the continent.
The startups that will be pitching are;
JaloNG: An On-Demand Delivery Service founded by Nkiru Emina. Jalo connects businesses and individuals to a network of couriers available to handle your delivery requests at the tap of a button.
Lizzie’s Creation: Founded by Eliz’beth Kperrun and Idamiebi Ilamina-Eremie, is a company committed to using technology to help African parents teach young children about their culture, language and heritage.
PayConnect: An online lending service founded by Victor Jibro, that provides collateral free loans to individuals within 24hrs in Africa.
Mobile Forms: Founded by Tomi Adebanjo and Damilola is a cloud based mobile data collection platform helping customers in Africa collect data on their mobile devices.
WeSabi: An online service platform founded by Sanni Murtala, Zainab Oyewo, John Ojebde and Shawn Onalaja. WeSabi helps homeowners and businesses find reliable and well-trained handymen in their neighborhood.
ProTeach: An innovative educational training platform founded by Obasolape Abiola, that is redefining education and learning across Africa. ProTeach connects expert tutors to learners using individual learning styles as a basis for the matching.
The Demo day is invite only.
You can find out more information here.