Lagos Innovate Talent Development Programme for Young Nigerian Graduates

Lagos Innovates is an initiative of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund.

Lagos Innovates acknowledges that creating investor-ready startups is vital to the overall growth of the ecosystem. To help increase investability and ultimately survival rates of Lagos-based startups, Lagos Innovates in partnership with Honeywell Group  is supporting capacity development by facilitating access to IDE- or tech-focused entrepreneurship content and programming. 

The Talent Development Programme funds up to 80% of the cost of program attendance by the highest potential individuals (founders, developers or tech start-up employees) active in the Lagos tech startup ecosystem through a student loan program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 22 & 40 
  • Applicants must have completed NYSC as at July  2020
  • Applicants must be Lagos residents

Lagos Innovates has partnered with the following training partners, and applicants can choose the training partner and course they are interested in.

1. Univelcity –  42 Montgomery Rd, Sabo Yaba,Lagos (In person Training only)

Courses offered at Univelcity: 1.     Full Stack Development with JavaScript (React JS, NodeJs, Express and Mongo DB + API Development) 2.     Full Stack Development for Mobile Applications (React Native, API Development) 3.     Python Programming for Web and Data Science. (PYTHON OOP, DJANGO & Data Science) 4.     Frontend Design & Engineering: (UI/UX, HTML, CSS, ES6 & React JS)

Click here to apply for Univelcity

2. NESA by Makers Academy – (Online Training)

Courses offered at NESA: 1.     Full Stack Development with JavaScript (React JS, NodeJs, Express and Mongo DB + API Development)

Click here to apply for NESA 

3. Slatecube – (Online Training)

Courses offered at Slatecube : 1.    Full Stack Web Development 2.   Javascript Development 3.   Comprehensive Digital Marketing 4.   GIT and GITHUB for developers

Click here to apply for Slatecube