NutriPitch- the Nourish Nigeria Challenge is one of the most exceptional programs in the country. It was developed in partnership with Scaling Up Nutrition Network, GAIN, and the Netherlands Government. It is also supported by FATE Foundation and is dedicated to showcasing nutrition-focused startups and enterprises in Nigeria that are improving dietary practices and tackling the menace of malnutrition with an innovative approach. The challenge is designed to help the participants grow and scale through the intensive Bootcamp Session, Business Gap Analysis and Workshop Sessions.
The NutriPitch will be held at the end of the workshop sessions for businesses to showcase and pitch to an audience of crucial funding partners. The top five entrepreneurs from the competition will represent Nigeria in the Regional Elevator Pitch Competition (REPC) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Following are the key focus areas of the challenge.
Production (crop/animal farming).
Logistics and Distribution.
Trading and Retailing.
The contest will commence in July 2018 in Lagos with an induction session and an intensive seven-day accelerator boot camp and GAP Analysis to help each new business owner develop an individual growth plan and roadmap to scale. This induction will be followed by post-boot camp sessions that will be aimed at assisting these ventures in addressing gaps identified in their businesses.
The participants should –
Applications close at 12:00 midnight WAT on Saturday, July 7, 2018.
Find more information on the official NutriPitch – The Nourish Nigeria Challenge page.