The Ogun State Government, in collaboration with GetFundedAfrica has announced a business innovative programme titled “Gateway Ideas To Business Programme” that will recycle business ideas to digital products in order to develop youths and the digital economy system.
Dayo Abiodun, Special Adviser on Information and Technology, stated this at Ogun TechHub in Abeokuta during a stakeholders meeting with GetFundedAfrica, the main goal of which was to validate Governor Abiodun’s initiative to develop youths in information technology.
Dayo stated that the “Gateway Ideas To Business Programme” would be unique in the nation because young people in the state would receive a tonne of benefits, including six weeks of hands-on training to help them develop their business ideas, the ability to turn those ideas into digital products, connections with corporate investors at digital market spaces, and tech credit support of roughly $50,000, among other things, to encourage young people to pursue self-employment.
On or before October 15, 2023, he urged interested people, startups, or projects to register on https://getfundedafrica.com/nigeria and click on “Register now,” following which a fair selection will be made for the training and empowerment.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), GetFundedAfrica Debo Omololu hinted that 144 business start-ups or ventures with marketable ideas would be selected throughout the state after the six-week training programme for recycling to digital products, saying that benefits included free office space at Ogun TechHub with internet access.
The CEO commended the State Government for founding Ogun TechHub, which has been providing unrivalled technology development to its teaming youths around the State.