Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024 for Young Nigerians (Funding of up to N12 Million Naira) – APPLY NOW

The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award (DAAYTA) 2024 presents a remarkable opportunity for eligible young Nigerians.

Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024 for Young Nigerians
Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024 for Young Nigerians

This initiative, which is a collaborative effort between Asset & Resource Management Holding Company (ARM) Limited and TechnoVision’s TVC Labs, is a catalyst for young minds to transform innovative ideas into tangible start-up ventures that contribute to Nigeria’s economic growth.

DAAYTA 2024 embodies ARM’s unwavering commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the vision of creating a generation of change leaders. The award seeks to support business ideas that intentionally foster positive societal impacts while ensuring a sustainable financial return.

Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024 | Details

The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award (DAAYTA) program was inaugurated in 2015 in honour of ARM’s founding CEO, it is a demonstration of the company’s dedication to promoting lifelong learning.

Targeting both graduates and undergraduates, the initiative aims to bring their ideas to life, aligning with ARM’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment to building a better future through empowered youth.

The 2024 edition of the event is set to take place physically in Lagos, with global accessibility through online streaming, truly making it an inclusive platform.

Benefits of DAAYTA 2024

  • The winner of DAAYTA 2024 is awarded with a funding of N12,000,000 (twelve million naira) over one year.
  • This financial injection serves a dual purpose: contributing to working capital and financing participation in an entrepreneurial education program at the esteemed Pan Atlantic University’s Enterprise Development Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • In addition, the winner receives five months of acceleration support services from TVC Labs, to foster the holistic development of their venture.

Eligibility Requirements for DAAYTA

To be eligible for Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024, applicants must meet the  criteria below:

  • Citizenship: Be a proud citizen of Nigeria.
  • Age Range: Fall within the age bracket of 18 to 35 years.
  • Original Work: Submit an original application, showcasing the uniqueness of their entrepreneurial vision.
  • Must be operating as a limited liability company and duly registered in Nigeria with the appropriate body.
  • Be fully committed to running the start-up, providing undivided attention to its growth.
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP): Have a functioning MVP with a customer base.
  • Demonstrate the ability to fund travel expenses and associated costs.
  • Be available, along with co-founders/team if applicable, for the 2-day Pitch Workshop and Final Pitch Event scheduled for April 2024.
  • Possess a profound understanding of ARM’s values and be ready to represent the company as an Ambassador.

How to Apply for Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024

Qualified Candidates should Go to the official Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award (DAAYTA) page on  to apply.

For additional details, dive into the intricacies on the DAAYTA website at

Application Deadline

The application deadline for Deji Alli Young Talent Award 2024, is January 16, 2024.



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