Apply for The Future Project/Microsoft Accelerate LABS Program 2017 for Young Nigerians

Accelerate LABS will be activating the Small and Medium Scale Engine to accelerate economic development through enterprise development and technology incubation. The goal of this project is to equip 2,500 youths across the 6 Geo-political zones in Nigeria by building socially inclined, high profit, and highly competitive enterprise capable of impacting the GDP.


Each Geo-political zone would be represented by a host state that will serve as a hub to incubate these businesses. Accelerate Labs will be in three streams with each stream running for 3 months. Each stream will include 3 weeks training session, 4 weeks mentoring session, 3 weeks research and practice and a demo day for pitching of business ideas to prospective investors.


  • Applicants must be Nigerian


  • At the end of one year, Accelerate Labs will empower the youth to develop empathy, find clarity of purpose and the needed resources to build socially responsible enterprises in their communities.

To apply, click here