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APPLY: Forbes8 launches Nigeria’s first digital startup accelerator program



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Forbes8 has announced the launch of Nigeria’s First Resilience Digital Startup Accelerator program.

The free virtual accelerator will welcome 100 top companies from Nigeria.

Founders selected for the program will undergo 4 intensive weeks of digital training to help build and scale their companies for the future.

“Forbes Magazine is an iconic brand that has graced our business culture for over a century (since 1917).

“Forbes recently launched Forbes8 – a Netflix for entrepreneurs community platform to provide access to its top business mogul community so we can show you “how to make it” and thrive as a business pioneer today”, said the Managing Partner at Global Startup Ecosystem, Christine Ntim.

The Nigeria’s first digital startup accelerator program hosted by Forbes8 and powered by the Global Startup Ecosystem  is making a historic move to train and support Nigerian small and medium size businesses and scaling startups.

Global Startup Ecosystem

Global Startup Ecosystem

Who can participate?

The Forbes8 digital accelerator program is open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers.

Startups can apply for admission to the Forbes8 digital accelerator on a rolling basis between May 5th- May 26th.

The program is free. No equity ask. No obligation.

Other benefits

Accepted companies will have access to live virtual accelerator training for 4 weeks, access to the Forbes8 community and access to $100k in free credits and perks from AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud and Sendgrid.


How to Apply:

Applications are now open and close on May 26th. Apply Now 

Saviour Adugba is a journalist by day and a poet by night. He is fascinated by the internet of things, virtual reality and connecting the dots for brands. Saviour is the Lead, Content Development at

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