Monday, August 29, 2016

Slush Global Impact Acceleration hub competition excercise held successfully in Abjuja

Slush Global Impact Acceleration is a programme created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and some Global partners.Its purpose is to assist start-ups from emerging countries who have potentials to solve critical problems in their society and the world at large.

Before qualifying for the Acceleration Programme, start-ups will vie to qualify in their local hubs situated in strategic emerging countries.Luckily Nigeria was selected.  
14 startups competed under the platform of Venture Platform,an Abuja based incubator hub, and three of them scaled through: 
1.Cash Madam-is a simple an innovative app that assists small and medium scale businesses use technology to leverage the market with better return on investment and business growth. 
2.Mobile Forms-An app that assists firms go digital, thereby increasing their productivity. 
3.PayConnect-an online lending platform for small business owners to take short-term loans without any collateral. 

The programme will help the start-ups attract additional funding and exposure and make them have greater impact.It will be held in Finland from November 22-December 2 ,2016

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