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Leadpath Nigeria Opens Applications For its $25k to $100k Startup Accelerator Program

by Sam Wakoba
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10007539_1416097355308482_1318897989_nThe recent launch of Leadpath Nigeria has made all of us happy, like a dream come true, the Friday 7 launch has renewed our hope in code and turn everyone is sure to turn their ideas into Africa’s biggest tech companies.

Dubbed “Pathfinders”, the Leadpath Nigeria accelerator has opened its doors for a 3 month program which will see enrolled startups gain access to seed funding between $25k to $100k (depending on their needs and the size of the opportunity) and as well get mentoring and back office support like Legal, Accounting, Tax, Recruitment etc, to enable the companies focus on delivering a viable product to the market.

The Leadpath Nigeria accelerator says it will take in just five pathfinders for its first batch which have to be early stage tech startups in the mobile space, e-commerce, payment solutions and big data.

In a statement, Olumide Soyombo, founder Leadpath Nigeria said,”We are looking for startups with products and ideas that address a need or a gap in the market. These products must be robust and scalable. We will also need the founders to have the right startup attitude, that is, ready to sacrifice and with the required staying power.”

Leadpath Nigeria program manager Tope Ajao says the accelerator was been impressed by the turnout and the excitement during the accelerators launch.

The deadline for applications is the 25th of April 2014. Startups can apply directly here  or at


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