As Startup Anambra Launches Startup School, What you Need to Know.

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Anambra Startup School

Anambra Startup School is an initiative  to support and encourage the Anambra Startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is a 6 week offline/online entrepreneurial learning programme which contains interactive learning activities that will guide an entrepreneur from the ideation phase of their business through to startup maturity.

If an entrepreneur already has and runs an existing business, the programme will give the entrepreneur the tools to enhance their business  and strengthen their entrepreneurial skills. Upon successful completion of the programme, entrepreneurs stand a chance to win funding and Investment towards their business(es).

FOR STARTUPS/ENTREPRENEURS

Startup School offers you, the entrepreneur, the opportunity to expand on your business insight through a challenging and interactive 6 weeks learning journey. The course’s unique support structure of start-up coaching alongside comprehensive coursework means that you will develop and build on your entrepreneurial mind-set. Register for the ongoing CO-HORT.

 

FOR MENTORS

The Startup School is committed to ensuring that business mentorship is used in a positive and impactful way. Part of the Startup School programme has and relies on a strong mentorship pillar to support and grow the entrepreneurs. Using key information from both the entrepreneur and the volunteer mentor the Startup School will ensure the best possible pairing and facilitate a successful mentor and mentee relationship.

THE LEARNING JOURNEY

Startup School is an initiative that along with partners, have started to support and encourage the Anambra entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is a 6 weeks intensive Online/Offline entrepreneurial learning programme which contains interactive learning activities that will guide an entrepreneur from the ideation phase of their business through to the startup Maturity.

ENCOURAGE: Encourage and inspire people to consider starting a company as a way to positively impact the world.

TEACH: Teach people about how to start a startup, and equip them with the resources and tools to help prepare them now and in the future.

BUILD: Build a community of entrepreneurs who can encourage and teach each other.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

If you have an entrepreneurial mind-set or running a small to medium business you can apply to be part of the programme. Applicants are expected to complete the “boot-camp” modules to ensure that you have an appreciation of the content, commitment and level of learning to successfully complete the 6 week programme. The boot-camp is the first two weeks of the course where you are critically evaluated before you can continue with the rest of the programme modules.

As the course progresses, the modules and content is designed to challenge and equip entrepreneurs with the necessary skill set to manage their business, which encompasses a wide range of business topics. Assignments and course work will require a strong level of commitment and study to ensure successful completion of the programme.

FUNDING

Anambra Startup School aims to provide entrepreneurs with a holistic and meaningful learning, coaching and mentorship programme to better capacitate and enable their business. To aid the realisation of a strongly presented business and business plan, upon successful completion of the StartUp School programme, entrepreneurs will be exposed to funding and Investment opportunities.

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COST

To ensure value, sustainability and cross-subsidisation of the programme, Startup Anambra has Partnered with some Companies within the state to bring down the registration fee to N5000.

The Anambra Startup School’s design is to ensure startups/entrepreneurs not only have the theoretical and practical learning, but the coaching and mentoring support to supplement and ensure the learning, growth, application and success of the business is realized.

Apply Now to Attend the Startup School or Apply to be a Mentor