Tech Women-Go-Entrepreneurial 2016 (Up to $15,000 Business Grant)

Tech Women-Go-Entrepreneurial 2016 (Up to $15,000 Business Grant)

Deadline: February 14, 2016

Applications are now open for the Tech Women-Go-Entrepreneurial (TWGE).  This is a US Consulate funded project aimed at training and developing women who are technologically inclined to solve societal issues through developing technological solutions. This edition is strictly for the Nigerian female.

Scheduled date: March 30th – 14th August  2016

TGWE seeks innovative solutions in the following areas:

  • Arts|Media|Entertainment|Tourism
  • Business|Economy|Transport
  • Education|Employment                        
  • Health|Food
  • Politics|Law|Governance
  • Religion
  • Social|NGO
  • Nutrition|Agriculture


  • Nigerian Females between the ages of 16 and 45 years of age.
  • Must have a business idea delivered through technology
  • Must be highly knowledgeable and interested in technology
  • Must be Tech Savvy
  • Ability to code and develop software is an added advantage


$15,000 will be awarded for the best innovative solution in the TGWE

Competition Stages

  • Stage 1 :Training
    A 2 day Entrepreneurial Training for screened contestants
  • Stage 2 : Idea Submission
    200 selected contestants will submit their innovative ideas
  • Stage 3 :The Bootcamp
    40 women with the best ideas will be paired into 20 Teams.
  • Stage 4 : The Pitch|Award
    Only 10 teams will make it to the award ceremony, where they will be given the opportunity to pitch to the Tech Women Academy Panelists, the Jury and the Audience

How to Apply

Register online here.

For more information, visit Tech Women-Go-Entrepreneurial 2016 or e-mail inquiries to [email protected]