UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/Google for Startups Africa Programme for Female Tech Founders 2023

Last Updated on May 24, 2023

UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/Google for Startups Africa Programme for Female Tech Founders 2023

Applications are open for the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/Google for Startups Africa Programme 2023 for Female Tech Founders. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub and Google for startups Africa have collaborated to support female technology founders in Nigeria with up to $3 million in Google Cloud Credits.

There are two tiers under the Google Cloud Credit Programme; The Start Tier and Scale Tier. You are encouraged to apply even if you do not fall under any of the tiers. Start Tier is ideal for beginner enterprises. Scale Tier is ideal for established enterprises.

Benefits

  • All applicants will become members of the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Female Founders Community.
  • Start Tier: Google Cloud and Firebase usage by beneficiary, they will receive:
    • Up to $2,000 USD in Google Cloud credits, valid for two years.
  • Scale Tier: Google Cloud and Firebase usage by beneficiary to cover:
    • Year 1: 100% up to $100,000 USD in Google Cloud credits in year 1.
    • Year 2: 20% up to an additional $100,000 USD in Google Cloud.

Eligibility

To qualify for the Start Tier, the female founded enterprise in Nigeria must be:

  • Founded within the last 5 years.
  • A technology Startup that is not yet funded by an institutional investor.
  • Not yet received Google cloud credits (beyond the free trial)
  • Bonus: Beneficiaries under the Start Tier will be eligible to apply for $100,000 USD credits once $2,000 USD is exhausted.

To qualify for the Scale Tier, the female founded Startups in Nigeria must have:

  • Founded their company within the last 10 years.
  • Received startup equity funding from pre-seed to Series A (if Series A, raised within the last 12 months) or common Web3 funding sources.
  • Not yet received more than $4,000 in Google Cloud credits.

Application

Once submitted, applications are reviewed and approved for the program tier you qualify for based on the eligibility requirements above.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit UK-Nigeria Tech Hub/Google for Startups Africa.

Deadline: June 2, 2023


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