Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2021 (#12M Fund)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 2ND, 2020.

The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award is an ARM initiative in partnership with TechnoVision’s TVC Labs that aims at providing young Nigerians with an opportunity to develop innovative start-up ventures that add economic value to Nigeria.

The DAAYTA 2021 initiative is in line with ARM’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with the aim of building a generation of change leaders, working together to build a better future. It seeks to support business ideas that intentionally create positive societal impact while generating a financial return.

Due to the current global pandemic, it is important to note that the DAAYTA 2021 final event will be held virtuallyand applications are welcomed from all parts of Nigeria.

Click here to read about:

The ARM Group & Subsidiaries
Previous DAAYTA event videos, pictures, etc.
TVC Labs and the POEM Framework
APPLICATION CRITERIA
To be eligible for the award, the applicant must:

be a citizen of Nigeria
be between 18 and 30 years of age
submit their application which must be their original work
have an MVP (minimum viable product) i.e. you have customers
be able to fund his/her/team travel expenses and other associated costs if required
be available (with co-founders/team where they exist) for the 2-day Pitch Workshop and Final Pitch Event scheduled for February & March, 2021
understand the business of ARM, what we stand for; and
be ready to represent ARM as an Ambassador
Deadline for November Submission: Monday, November 2nd, 2020.

PRIZES

The winner of DAAYTA 2021 shall, subject to the Terms & Conditions, receive funding of ₦12,000,000 (twelve million naira) over a period of one (1) year for the following purposes:

contribution to working capital.
participation in an entrepreneurial education programme at the Pan Atlantic University’s Enterprise Development Centre in Lagos, Nigeria
receive a 5-month acceleration support services for the development of their venture by TVC Labs.
For more information on eligibility criteria, kindly refer to the Terms & Conditions here. You can also view the FAQs below.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why is ARM running the Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2021?

The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award (DAAYTA) programme was inaugurated by ARM in honor of its founding CEO in 2015 to promote lifelong learning by helping young Nigerian graduates and undergraduates bring ideas to life.

The initiative is in line with the Firm’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with the aim of building a generation of change leaders, working together to build a better future.
Who is eligible to participate?
To be eligible for the award, the applicant must

be a citizen of Nigeria
be between 18 and 30 years of age
submit their application which must be their original work
have an MVP (minimum viable product) i.e. you have customers
be able to fund his/her/team travel expenses and other associated costs
be available (with co-founders/team where they exist) for the 2-day Pitch Workshop scheduled for February and March 2021, AND the Winning Pitch Event scheduled for March, 2021
Understand the business of ARM, what we stand for; and
Represent ARM as an Ambassador
For more information on eligibility criteria, kindly refer to the Terms & Conditions here.

Are there focus areas for DAAYTA 2021?
We are looking for great ideas that are related to Agriculture, Education, Healthcare, Housing, and Transportation.

When is the deadline for submissions?
The deadline for submissions is Monday, November 2nd, 2020.

What prize(s) does the winner of the Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2021 receive?
The winner of DAAYTA 2021 Programme will, subject to the Terms & Conditions, receive Funding of N12,000,000 (twelve million naira) over a one (1) year period for the following purposes:

contribution to working capital.
Participation in an entrepreneurial education programme at the Pan Atlantic University’s Enterprise Development Centre in Lagos, Nigeria
receive a 5-month acceleration support services for development of their venture by TVC Labs.
The second stage of the programme will require thirty (30) shortlisted applicants to submit a POEM Framework business plan, a Marketing/pitching video, detailed profiles of their Board (Directors & Advisers), and Team members, sharing their Education, Careers, Key Accomplishments and LinkedIn profiles.

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