Creative Business Cup is much more than just a competition – it is a global year-round initiative that empowers entrepreneurs in the creative industries, helping them grow their business ideas, connecting them to investors and the global markets, and strengthening their innovative capabilities to the benefit of industry and society. The Creative Business Cup Nigeria 2022 provides an opportunity to get exposure and to meet industry partners and investors.
Why Creative Industries?
Because creative industries contribute significantly to economic growth and employment worldwide. It also helps develop new and innovative solutions to challenges faced by traditional industries through cross-sector innovation, thereby creating a more dynamic and competitive society. The purpose of CBC Nigeria is to empower not only the participating startups but the creative startup community throughout Nigeria.
- Leisure Activities
- Film, Video & Photography
- Software, computer games & electronic publishing (for creative industries)
- Toys & Games
- 3D printing maker
- Craft & Artisan
- Experiences technologies
Creative Business Cup Nigeria 2022 Eligibility Criteria
- Must be between 18 – 35 age
- Be an entrepreneur from the creative sector
- Show creativity and innovation
- Have an idea with business potential
- A chance to win 1 million naira.
- Accelerator programme.
- 5-day enterprise Bootcamp.
- Mentoring from a pool of international mentors.
- Business support services.
How to Apply
- Be an entrepreneur from the creative sector.
- Show creativity and innovation.
- Have an idea with business potential.
The Creative Business Cup is brought to you by the Mastercard Foundation-Young Africa Works Nigeria in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre & Global Entrepreneurship Network Nigeria.
About Mastercard Foundation
The Mastercard Foundation works with visionary organizations to enable young people in Africa and in Indigenous communities in Canada to access dignified and fulfilling work.
The organisation want a world where young people are included and are thriving and their leadership and contributions matter. A future where young people are driving transformative change and achieving their full potential.
Mastercard Foundation brings together the private sector, donors, young people, and civil society – to create effective systems and infrastructures, supportive policies, and an environment where young people can find work and entrepreneurs and small enterprises can succeed and grow.
A world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper.