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8 Successful Accelerators and Incubators in Nigeria

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If you are looking to start your business in Nigeria, it is never a bad idea to join an accelerator or incubator.

These organizations are designed to help startup businesses by providing them with office space, advice and access to potential partners, investors, and customers.

In this article, we have collected the 8 most popular accelerators and incubators from Nigeria.


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1) Co-Creation Hub Nigeria

1) Co-Creation Hub Nigeria

CcHUB is Nigeria's first open living lab and pre-incubation environment, meant to serve a variety of functions.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lagos
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Bosun Tijani
  • Number of investments: 33
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 52

You can find their website here.

2) Trium

2) Trium

Trium is a venture builder focusing on Africa and a member of one of Nigeria's largest financial ecosystems.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lekki
  • Started in: 2015
  • Industries: Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

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3) Tony Elumelu Foundation

3) Tony Elumelu Foundation

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting African entrepreneurship.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lagos
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Tony Elumelu
  • Industries: Corporate Training, Non Profit, Social Entrepreneurship
  • Number of investments: 14

You can find their website here.

4) The Bulb Africa

4) The Bulb Africa

African creatives can use this platform to transform their tech ideas into profitable businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Jibowu
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Tosin Osunkoya, Wande Adams
  • Industries: Consulting, Coworking, Incubators, Information Technology, Software, Training, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

5) ARM Labs

5) ARM Labs

ARM Labs is a 12-week corporate accelerator program.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Abuja
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain
  • Number of investments: 6

You can find their website here.

6) iNOVO

6) iNOVO

Powered by Ventures Platform and Startupbootcamp AfriTech, iNOVO by UK-Nigeria Tech Hub will accelerate early-stage startups in Nigeria.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lagos
  • Number of investments: 9
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

7) Greenhouse Lab

7) Greenhouse Lab

Greenhouse Lab is a female-led technology accelerator focused primarily on early-stage companies.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lagos
  • Started in: 2018
  • Industries: Business Development, Impact Investing, Information Technology
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

8) SMEbizinfo

8) SMEbizinfo

SMEBIZINFO is dedicated to giving you genuine business options geared for the Nigerian SME community.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lagos
  • Started in: 2014

You can find their website here.

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