Monday, November 25, 2013

YouWiN Business Competition 2013

YouWin-Business-CompetitionYouWiN – Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria – is an innovative business plan competition, by the federal government of Nigeria, aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting aspiring entrepreneurial youth in Nigeria to develop and execute business ideas.
The first round of the competition was awarded in 2011 with 1200 successful businesses.
Here comes 2013 YouWiN.

GRANT:  You can win between 1 Million and 10 Million Naira to fund your business ideas.

Introducing YouWin 3!
The 2013 YouWIN Business competition (third edition) has now been officially launched by the Presidency today, 25th November 2013, for both men and women entrepreneurs in Nigeria (between ages 18 and 40.)

Step 1: See Who is Eligible to Apply
To be eligible for the Business Plan Competition you must satisfy the following criteria
  • You must be a proven citizen of Nigeria no older than 40 years (proof of identity: International passport/Drivers License/National ID/Voters card required)
  • You must have a post-secondary school qualification
  • Your proposed business venture must be within the national borders of Nigeria, and with the intention of employing Nigerian citizens.
  • Your proposed venture must not entail the production or distribution of weapons, alcoholic beverages, tobacco or/and gambling, or any activities in contradiction with the Nigerian constitution
  • You must prepare an innovative business concept summary
You must choose to participate in one award pool. There are 6 regional pools on the basis of geo-political zone as identified by market in which you want to do business.
YouWin Official Site

Stage One Deadline: February 14, 2014. 

UPDATE (2nd April 2014): LIST OF 6000 STAGE ONE WINNERS (Congratulations!)


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44 comments:

  1. This is a nice step by the Federal Government to help grow and encourage growing businesses in Nigeria.

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  2. Tanx u mr.president 4 dis good opportunity that every nigerian will be benefits 4 it but yet now no vancant 4 secoundary level plz hepl us to be part of it tanx u .

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    1. Read the details well, there is a chance for postgrad which means secondary school level. Oga open ur eyes

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  3. Thank you mr. President for this wounderful priveledge, am so pround, I love you mr. Pressident

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  4. A great privilege indeed! I pray that our leaders do the right thing by our energetic youths through this programme.

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  5. This is a very good innovation and most interestingly like our President said, "...that you do not need to know somebody who knows somebody who can talk to somebody"

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  6. This is really good Mr President Sir, we appreciate you for this

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  7. This is a rare privilege and a step in the right direction by our President. It's also interesting that like our President said,"...you don't have to know somebody who knows somebody who knows somebody to talk to. God Bless Nigeris

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  8. missed it last year, wont miss it this year. thank you so much mr president

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  9. Thank you mr president for this great opportunity to grow nigeria economy through the nigerian youths,though i'm 1yr above the targeted year,but i'm happy this is happening,just hoping our eligible youths will take advantage of this to help theirselives and others,thank you sir.

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  10. Dear admin
    Have u heard of the Google Anita Borg Sch 4 women 4rm africa, middle east n europe studyin comp sci n related courses

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  11. We are grateful to God for a man like Goodluck Jonathan.
    God bless Nigeria!

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  12. Amazing!if this can come through then this is a new beginning of a turning-point for the youth of Nigeria especially with this present Government.

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  13. Mr president,I must commend u for this wonderful step to give hope to the hopeess.may the good God countinue to protect and guard u as we 2051

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  14. Excellent Mr. President. Thank you very much. May the needy benefit more and the objective of this wonderful and beautiful program/project be achieved.

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  15. This programme is quite commendable.I will go a long way in encouraging youths involvement in enterpreneurship.Besides,citizen should be allowed to participate as well like myself that has an a unique biz idea that will be a sale out like sachet table water .

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  16. This is good initiative, God will continually give our leader wisdom and understanding to lead us alright. Thank you Mr.President.

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  17. what is the detail of the 6 regional pool on the basis of geo-political zone as identified by market

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  18. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHO THOUGHT OF AND HAVE SEEN TO THE EXECUTION OF THIS LOFTY PROJECT ESPECIALLY MR. PRESIDENT.

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  19. this is awesome for the youths. there is no empowerment in any nation when the youths are not empowered. thanks beloved President you are indeed a GOODLUCK to our nation

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  20. thank U No1 citizen of dis indivisible country...more grease to ur elbow

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  21. My President, i must specially appreciate you for this great opportunity you have offered to Nigeriai youth

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  22. I think this is a good way to encourage enterprising Nigerian youths to create the employment that they have much sought for. God bless everyone who has and is contributing to the progress of this...

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  23. I just read now on Nairaland that the deadline of application has been extended to about a month. Has anybody confirmed that?. If truely its true, that is a good news.

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    1. ahmed michael mustaphaJanuary 24, 2014 at 9:53 AM

      Not a month extension but to 31st January, 2014. Tidy up fast n submit ur application.

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  24. A good one from Mr. President. i am really experiencing some difficulty in registering. pls can someone help?

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  25. Thank you so much Mr President heaven knows that you have tried. Me and my fellow youths will forever remain good ambassadors of our great nation.

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  26. @ James, The closing date for the application is January 21, 2014

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  27. Onyema Lucy ChinenyeJanuary 14, 2014 at 8:04 AM

    His Excellency Mr. President, more grace to your elbow infact an very grateful that our youth can be of good true your help. may God Bless you and grant your heart desires in Jesus Name Amen.

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  28. Good initiative by Mr. President.GOD bless u SIR. I
    know that i will WIN in this competition.

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  29. This President is the best thing that had happened to us in this country, Infact I pray that our youth will avail themselves of this ample opportunity .But Mr President The age limit is cutting out some of us in real sector of the economy and needed money to fund our business.08060215310

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  30. tanx mr president 4 dis wonderful innovation among youth we realy appreciate dis plan once again tnx.

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  31. deadline is 31st Jan 2014

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  32. Your Excellency, your foresight towards this programme and its implementation is timely. We thank you. We also expect more youth empowerment programmes. Jonathan Nache Usman

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  33. Your Excellency, we recognize and appreciate your foresight and implementation of this programme. It would not have been this timely. We thank you. We also expect more youth empoerment programes.

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  34. Thank you Mr. President for this programme. Nigerian youth appreciate you so much at least those with great ideas will have opportunity to actualise the ideas. Thank you and God bless.

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  35. thanks MR President for this great plan,i have always believe in you from day.even if i dont emerge as one of the winners i know iwill benefit indirectly.i pray for you daily.

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  36. Thanks for this opportunity.hope the number of winners will increase in this 3rd edition of youwin.the more the winner the more jobs opportunity.it's really a brilliant innovation

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  37. Your excellency thanks for the wonderful assistance to the youths of this great nation. Please extend the date a little more to enable more youths participate

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  38. Thanks president. Kindly extend the deadline by a few more days please to give more people an opportunity

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  39. This is good. Great thanks to Mr President and his crew. Please I would like the officials to notify everyone that applied and pay more attention to the physically challenged majority among them. Please.

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  40. some of us had registered and we learnt that it had closed when are we expecting the result , or are people still registering?
    thasnks

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  41. Thank you Mr President. More grease to ur elbow

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