The African Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Nigeria’s (AYEEN) 2019 entrepreneurship programme is back for the fifth consecutive year to help young entrepreneurs to get the required equipment, funding, mentorship, training, and exposure they need to build thriving businesses that would go on to create millions of jobs in Nigeria while also shaping the future of the African continent.

Application for the AYEEN 2019 programme is currently ongoing and will cut across several industries including but not limited to banking, agriculture, automotive, consumer goods, education, construction, engineering, energy, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, food, retail, technology, and much more. About 500 young entrepreneurs made the list of beneficiaries for AYEEN 2018.


  • Empowerment and funding for smart business ideas
  • Mentorship, training and equipment for entrepreneurs
  • Empowering and showcasing Nigerian entrepreneurs


AYEEN 2019  is open to all interested Nigerian young entrepreneurs and Africa’s entrepreneurs at large.


Registration process starts with filling and submitting an online application form, following AYEEN 2019 programme on social media to receive updates, applying for J19 form or submitting a business plan while waiting for the date and venue of screening. Further instructions would be sent via mail for screening processes.

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