Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme 2024 (€40,000 in Funding) | How to Apply Now

Call for Young Entrepreneurs for the Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme 2024. The Incubation Programme is a prestigious initiative born out of the collaboration between the Kingdom of Netherlands and the esteemed FATE Foundation.

Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme

Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme – Overview

As the 10th cohort of this programme is set to kick-start, young entrepreneurs are invited to seize this opportunity to access up to 40,000 Euros in funding, to turn their business dreams into thriving realities.

Over the past five (5) years, Orange Corners Nigeria has proudly nurtured 180 businesses through nine impactful cohorts. Each cohort of the Incubation Programme demonstrates the power embedded within their dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem.


The Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme is designed to empower participants through a multifaceted approach. The benefits include:

  • An experience of a blend of in-person capacity-building sessions, business advisory, mentoring, industry visits, and networking events, In the six-month Incubation Programme.
  • Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the programme will be delivered both in-person and virtually, ensuring accessibility without compromising on quality.
  • Thanks to the benevolence of the Kingdom of Netherlands and other partners, the Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme is entirely FREE for shortlisted entrepreneurs attending the boot camp and incubation stages.
  • This scholarship support covers all direct course fees, ensuring a seamless journey towards entrepreneurial excellence.

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme 2024, Candidates must fulfill the programme  requirements below:

  • Applicants must meet the age criteria which is between 18 and 35 years and;
  • Candidates must have a business concept that is ready to take flight.
  • Applicants should be resident in Lagos
  • The preferred sectors include Circular Economy, Agriculture, Health, Water Solutions, and Tech
  • The Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme has a strong focus on a Gender Balance
  • Applicants must be computer literate and have Access to a Laptop or Data Enabled Device

Structure and Curriculum

The Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme combines:

  • Enterprise Training & Master Classes: Covering everything from Concept Development to Business Pitching.
  • Business Support: Providing advisory services, business registration, funding linkages, and market linkages.
  • Mentorship: A personalized journey with a seasoned Business Mentor.

Application Process for Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme 2024?

Stage I: Initial Application

Kick-start your entrepreneurial voyage by completing the online form, including the submission of essential documents such as a Passport Photograph, School Certificate, Birth Certificate, and optional CAC Registration.

Stage II: After a careful review, about 30 candidates will be shortlisted for a 2-day Bootcamp, culminating in a Pitch Competition. The top 20 participants per stream will then proceed to the coveted Incubation Programme.

Note: Once an application is submitted, it is final and the applicant will not be able to edit the application. Multiple entries for the incubation programme will be disqualified. Applicants are also encouraged to verify their application carefully before submitting it.

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For more information about the Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme, please visit the official website at


  • January 26 2024: Application for Cohort 10 commences
  • February 18, 2024: Application close date for cohort 10
  • May 6 to June 16, 2024: Application for Cohort 11 commences

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