FCMB to dole US$2,100 grant to 7 young startups in pitching event


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First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has expanded its monthly knowledge-sharing event, EPIC Hour to include a pitching component known as EPIC Pitch.

EPIC Pitch is designed to help budding entrepreneurs get quality product feedback, funding, partnerships, etc by exposing their tech startups to top players in the ecosystem, venture capitalists, investors and potential partners.

The event will twice per quarter with the first edition taking place on March 27th at Hub One (by FCMB). 5 startups will be chosen to pitch to top players in the tech ecosystem in exchange for real, insightful product feedback. One winner will emerge, taking home US$300 grant to grow their business.

Other benefits of the event, which all participants will enjoy, include the following:

  • Mentorship
  • Potential corporate partnership
  • Access to investors
  • Business registration and advisory
  • Invitation to all FCMB’s sponsored tech ecosystem event

Applications will close on March 23rd, 2020. Here’s the application link – https://on.fcmb.com/2Sq9Iy3

EPIC Pitch is organized in partnership with Passion Incubator, a Lagos based incubator and accelerator with expertise around innovation programs design and tech investments.