Win 1 Million Naira in the NUDD 2018 Student Startup Contest

Deadline:  8th of April 2018


The National University Demo Day is about collaboration, innovation and creativity! Students from across Universities in Nigeria will pitch their innovative ideas, learn the skills required to start and grow a successful business, perfect pitch delivery, receive business developmental support and join a network of successful entrepreneurs and innovators. 30 FINALISTS WILL RECEIVE 1 MILLION NAIRA EACH IN SEED FUND.

Demo Day

During the Demo Day, the boot camp finalists will have the opportunity to present their innovative ideas to the President, Vice-President, Investors and stakeholders in the public and private sector at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Ten teams will have 3 minutes to pitch their idea, and a five-minute Q&A session with panelists. There will also be an exhibition of all ideas during the demo day event where the finalists can discuss their ideas with potential investors/donors.


30 Finalists will receive 1 MILLION NAIRA each in SEED FUNDING. Funds must go towards advancing your idea. Reimbursements and/or invoices, not cash awards and funding will be disbursed on agreed milestones.


NUDD is open to undergraduate students in any NUC approved Tertiary Institution in Nigeria. Your pitch must be solving a local challenge. Giving undergraduate student entrepreneurs an opportunity to explore and grow their startup ideas into sustainable and scalable social enterprises.
  • You must be a current university undergraduate.
  • An idea can be submitted by an individual or a team, but all team members must be university undergraduates.
  • Only one entry per team or individual.
  • Your idea must be technologically driven.
  • All pre shortlisted applicants will be invited to pitch on Demo Day.
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