Applications for the 2021 Nigerian Drone Business Competition are now open to youth entrepreneurs. This is a program for Nigeria-based youths in the early stages of their technology development to nurture their entrepreneurial skills.
The program will be a virtual business competition and will hold between 25th – 29th January 2021. Do you need training on drone engineering, entrepreneurship, and support to launch your own business? Apply now.
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About Nigerian Drone Business Competition (NDBC)
With the support of the U.S Consulate General, Lagos, the 2021 Nigerian Drone Business Competition (NDBC) is being organized in partnership with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Global Air Drone Academy.
It is powered by the Global Air Drone Academy, with the aim to nurture creativity and hone entrepreneurial skills amongst Nigeria-based early-stage technology youth entrepreneurs.
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Basically, the program will be a 5-Day Virtual boot camp. During this time, 30 qualified participants will have the opportunity to learn from experienced drone professionals at the Global Air Drone Academy (GADA), an FAA-licensed drone Services Company based in the USA. Also, the intense workshop will teach budding entrepreneurs how to relate the new technology to real-world practical solutions; how to counter negative public perception; and the best ways to market your startup in the 21st century.
Then, at the end of Day 5, each individual will have an opportunity to pitch their business plan to a panel of judges, who will then pick the top 3 finalists. These winners will win a professional-grade drone + business coaching to help them launch their business.
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To apply, you must meet these criteria;
- You are between 16 and 30 years old.
- You are a citizen and a resident of Nigeria.
- If selected as a finalist; you must be able to participate in a 5-Day virtual Training (2hrs per day)
- If selected as a winner; you must be willing to participate in GADA’s business accelerator program.
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The deadline for application for the 2021 Nigerian Drone Business Competition is December 31, 2021, at 11:59 pm. Do you fit into the eligibility criteria, apply now using this link; https://www.globalairdroneacademy.org/nigeria
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