Applications are currently ongoing for the opportunity to win ₦3.5M Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF)’s Changemaker Challenge. USPF supports ICT innovation and investment opportunities to further stimulate demand and usage of information and communication technology in the unserved and underserved areas by encouraging start-ups and investors to create applications and services to deepen penetration.
In partnership with Silicon Base Ltd. (SBL), USPF plans to carry out the event with the theme; THE FUTURE IS HERE: Disrupting Legacy Ecosystem with Technology – Dream it, Hack it, Pitch it. The event is scheduled to hold between 25th to 27th January 2019.
The Innovative ICT Solution and Entrepreneurship Development (IISED) project, therefore, seeks the following category of people to get involved and develop potential technology driven applications within 50 hours by building fully working prototypes of their solutions through specific technical guidelines with a vision to market entry and sustainability.
- Brilliant Software Developers,
- Data Scientists,
- UX Designers, ICT experts, Engineers,
- Budding Entrepreneurs, Strategists,
- Angel Investors, Idea Funders,
- Public Policy Experts, Incubation Experts, and Students,
The objective of this project is to provide a platform for ICT start-ups to create fully working prototypes of ICT solutions capable of deepening ICT penetration in Nigeria while creating employment for the young ICT entrepreneurs.
Interested applicants can apply online. Deadline is in 2 days from today.