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Apply: ARM Labs Innovation Program for Nigerian Startups

ByJoan Aimuengheuwa

May 22, 2023

Are you a Nigerian startup looking for an opportunity to accelerate your growth and take your business to new heights? Look no further! ARM, a leading investment firm in Nigeria has announced the opening of applications for the 5th cohort of the ARM Labs Innovation Program. 

This program is designed to support the vibrant startup ecosystem in Nigeria by providing selected startups with funding, workspace, mentorship from industry experts, and access to an investor network. 


  • Funding: Selected startups will receive up to $50,000 in funding to support their growth and development. This funding can be utilized for various purposes such as product development, talent acquisition, marketing, and expansion
  • Workspace: Successful applicants will have access to a state-of-the-art office workspace, providing a conducive environment for their teams to thrive and collaborate
  • Mentorship: Participating startups will receive hands-on mentorship from industry experts who will guide and support them in key areas such as product development, sales, marketing, and fundraising. This mentorship will help enhance their chances of success
  • Investor Network: Selected startups will gain access to an extensive investor network, opening doors to potential funding opportunities and enabling them to scale their businesses effectively


Nigerian startups operating in the following sectors are eligible to apply for the ARM Labs Innovation Program:

  • FinTech: Startups leveraging technology to innovate and improve financial services and systems.
  • PenTech (Pension Tech): Startups focused on creating solutions related to pension technology and services.
  • Data Intelligence: Startups utilizing data analytics, artificial intelligence, or machine learning to derive insights and drive informed decision-making.
  • Digital Trade: Startups involved in digital trade, including e-commerce, online marketplaces, logistics, and related areas.
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These startups should have a well-rounded, complementary team for product vision (what to build), technology (how to build it), and business (how to make money from it) and should be solving an important problem for a highly engaged set of customers.

How to Apply

Applications for the 5th cohort of the ARM Labs Innovation Program are now open and will close on Thursday, June 15, 2023. Don’t miss this opportunity to accelerate the growth of your startup and gain access to valuable resources and support. Apply now and take your startup to new heights with the ARM Labs Innovation Program!



Joan Aimuengheuwa

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