Union Bank is now accepting entries from undergraduates of all tertiary institutions in Nigeria for its 2018 Campus Innovation Challenge. The deadline for submission of entries for the Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge is 5th August, 2018. The top 3 ideas will receive immediate cash funding of 1.5 Million Naira, 1 Million Naira and 500 Thousand Naira respectively towards creating a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for your ideas.
Can you bring your passion and thoughts together to solve local challenges? We are looking for great ideas related but not limited to financial accessibility, agriculture, education, millennial banking and creative arts. Innovative and scalable ideas in other areas are also welcome.
The Campus Innovation Challenge is a Union Bank initiative (in partnership with CcHub) that aims to discover and support students engaged in entrepreneurial activities across tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge Benefits.
The Top 3 selected candidates will get cash funding towards the execution of their ideas and incubation support via the Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) incubation services. In addition, they will get partnership opportunities with Union Bank and our network of partners around the focus areas of the challenge.
Over the subsequent six months, the top three ideas will be supported with a range of services focused on product development, distribution and business modelling to turn their ideas into fully working products to launch in early 2019. Winners will also be able to leverage Union Bank’s strategic networks to bring their ideas to life.
What’s in it for you?
- EXPRESS: your creativity to the world through the Innovation Challenge Platform.
- EXPERIENCE: the excitement of pitching your amazing ideas.
- RECEIVE: funding and incubation support to scale your ideas into sustainable businesses.
How to Enter Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge.
Only Undergraduates of all tertiary institutions in Nigeria are eligible to submit entries for the challenge.