by March 11, 2015 3 comments
Are You Between the Ages of 18-45 with a New & Amazing Business Idea? Then Take Part in This Year’s Edition of ‘YouWin!’ Now!

YouWiN! is an initiative of the Federal Government to create jobs by encouraging the Nigerian youth to employ others through innovation and enterprise. Launched by President Goodluck Jonathan in October 2011, YouWiN!, now in its 4th edition is an annual business plan competition which culminates in the selection of 1,500 award winners (1200 in the 1st and 2nd editions) spread across the country to receive grants to either start new businesses or grow existing ones. In addition to financial support, the programme provides entrepreneurship training, business mentoring and monitoring.

The 4th edition of the program tagged ‘YouWiN! 4′ was launched on 17 November,2014 with the application window open for prospective beneficiaries to submit their concept notes through the YouWiN! program website- The programme is open to Nigerian citizens aged 18-45 years with promising new business ideas or expansion plans for an existing business, which primarily should result in the creation of jobs. 

The application window for the 4th edition (YouWiN!4) is open until Sunday, 15 March 2015.