Evolve Business Kickstart 2.0

Calling all tech enthusiasts and all entrepreneurs looking to leverage digital technology to scale their business to apply to the Evolve Incubator. This program will train you with core business and hands-on tech skills, and show you how you can apply the skills to your business to become a tech powered business.

COVID-19 Update

This is a 12 weeks program segmented into 6 weeks onsite and 6 weeks online. The Program will start with the 6 weeks online. We shall monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation and announce a date for the onsite session. Our physical classes are also limited to 10 – 20 students per session.

Admitted students are merged into teams depending on their interests and are taught business and digital tech skills required to launch a tech startup

All team may consist of 2 core founding members

  1. A Chief Executive Officer who will double as a product developer
  2. Chief Technology Officer who handle the technological components of the idea the team is working on. Such as software, machineries, etc.
Brainstorming Session

The General courses are compulsory, all entrepreneurs will go through the General Courses as shown below and then select to either be trained as the CEO or CTO depending on what role they want to play in their team: See the different tracks below.

General Courses

  • Application of Data Analytics to Business
  • Ideation, Legal Training
  • Lean Methodology
  • Digital Marketing
  • Market Research, Validation, Talking to potential customers
  • Communications, Leadership
  •  Startup Pricing
  • Business Modelling
  • Market Research
  • Finance
  • Market traction, marketing strategy
  • Pitching


  • Product Management
  • Leadership Training
  • Management Training


  • Software Development
  • Deployment and Execution
Group photo of shortlisted attendees for the Evolve Business Kickstart 1.0

The program culminates into a pitch event where participants pitch their ideas to investors for a chance to raise funds for their newly formed business.

Students can decide not to join a team and just learn to apply to their own business or place of work.

Program starts in April and runs for 12 weeks.
6 weeks onsite intensive
6 weeks online self paced.

Successful business pivots are invited to pitch to investors.

Program cost is 100,000 Naira.
50% scholarship is available for 50,000 Naira.

Apply here

Visit the website here: www.evolveafrica.org

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