The 6-month experience aims to enable them to spread the use of internet and digital technologies, to combat its rampant youth unemployment rate, which according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) affects over 5.5 million individuals who are unemployed and over 12 million who are underemployed.
Students at the Academy does will be taught a blend of transferable skills (entrepreneurship and soft skills) which includes effective communication, teamwork, project management, business modelling and innovation and vocational skills (digital innovation) which includes UI/UX, rapid prototyping, online marketing, analytics et al; supplemented with instilling an entrepreneurial mindset needed for students to bring meaningful change with digital entrepreneurship.
The academy selects candidates and pays them to become entrepreneurs. They also get exposed to world-class mentors that will share their experience building successful digital products around the world.
Starting in Lagos, Nigeria in March 2016, Seedstars Academy will be expanding to 10+ key hubs this year and with this, it aims to be at the precipice of cutting-edge entrepreneurship and digital innovation education across the emerging world.
The Academy is looking for a candidate with a clear entrepreneurial mindset and a strong drive, passion for technology, strong problem solving skills, attention to detail and fluency in English
For more details to apply: https://seedstars.