The Immersion Project: Start Your Own Business

Candidates will create a professional network, experience professional growth, and be exposed to real business. Participants will be placed in companies in Lagos, Nigeria and receive a stipend that will cover transportation and living expenses. Fellows will work on real projects that will actually contribute to the growth of the company. They will have a taste of running a company inside a company and this will build their mental muscle.

Fellows will be assigned to one founder of a tech company. They will learn from him/her as they work on a revenue focused project. Fellows will also partake in a fortnight master class of 12 founders. The program will take place from May to October, 2018.

Main criteria

  • The organizers are looking for innovative and self-starting individuals who have worked on either project, event or a start-up;
  • They must have deep passion for learning and scaling tech businesses. Ideal candidate will have a mind-set of giving back to the community, hunger to succeed in what they commit to, experience in building a project, event or start-up;
  • Candidates should have domain expertise in one field e.g. Sales, Digital Marketing, Programming, Design etc.

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