AgriLab is an Agritech Ideation Workshop and Bootcamp for Young Start-ups and is focused on enabling AgriTech Entrepreneurs to succeed. AgriLab aims to enable young Nigerians to turn their start-up ideas into full-fledged business models ready for investment.

AgriLab focuses on the AgriTech sector, an area where Ireland is a world leader and in which Nigeria needs to develop in order to diversify its economy and meet the demands of a fast-growing population.

The program is a partnership between Embassy of Ireland, Nigeria and Ventures Platform, an Abuja based technology hub that incubates and supports start-ups through its curated office space, investment fund, and Not-for-Profit arm.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You are a Nigerian with a business idea in the agritech space that clearly identifies the problem it solves.
  • You have a sustainable and scalable business model.
  • You are resident in Nigeria
  • You are between the ages of 18 – 35
  • You are available to participate in the entire program if selected
  • You are able to travel to Ireland for a business visit as part of this program
  • You have a valid International Passport for the duration of the trip.
  • Team Capabilities
  • Agribusiness is Tech-enabled
  • A completed application form

AgriLab Bootcamp and Incubation Program Benefits.

  • 3-Day Ideation Workshop and Bootcamp: Selected startups get to learn the requisite knowledge needed to be accepted into the Incubation Program.
  • Incubation: Participants will be exposed to workshops, mentorship and office spaces.
  • Seed Capital: Participants get to receive $2,000 in seed capital.
  • A Trip to Ireland: The winning team will receive an all-expense paid trip to Ireland to meet and network with potential business partners and state agencies.

Method of Application:

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below: