The I.G.N.I.T.E

Enterprise Challenge

The IGNITE Enterprise Challenge is a business competition open to all students of any higher educational institution in Lagos state, Nigeria. The purpose of the enterprise challenge is to empower university entrepreneurs will the necessary skillset and funding to grow their businesses.

Benefits for participants

  • Access grant funding for your business – Winning Prize
  • Gain practical knowledge of growing and sustaining a business
  • Learn key business strategies and skills from experienced professionals
  • Join a growing community of inspiring student entrepreneurs building great businesses


  • First Prize: N1,500,000
  • Second Prize: N1,000,000
  • Third Prize: N500,000


  • Must be a student of any higher institution in Lagos state. (Students from all higher institutions are encouraged to apply – both private & public)
  • Must have a running business with tractions (existing customers, earning revenue etc). Please do not apply if you only have an idea but haven’t started your business
  • Entrepreneurs with businesses not yet registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) are also encouraged to apply.

How to Participate

  • Follow @Igniteyouridea on Instagram & Twitter
  • Repost our flier on your page and use the hashtag #IGNITEChallenge
  • Fill out the application form.
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