For the first time ever, Google is bringing the Developer Launchpad to Lagos, Nigeria with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) being the host.
The Developers Launchpad is a program initiated by Google and broadly aims to bring together budding start-ups or start-ups in their early stages and providing support in the form of mentorship, tutoring, guidance and more. Basically, the Google Developer Launchpad grooms start-ups founders and help them take their start-up to the height they hope to attain and beyond.
The Google Developers Launchpad will play host to start-ups based in Nigeria for a whole week and the hosting company, CCHub Nigeria has called upon startups in their budding phase to come learn and acquire some key start-up knowledge and gain skills which revolves around technology, product strategy, marketing, UX and UI, and business developments.
The Developer Launchpad which CCHub calls a “bootcamp” will comprise of seasoned mentors and trainers who will educate the participating start-ups in line with the program’s objectives. At the end of the one week long intensive training session which will be filled with presentations, workshops, and mentoring, the startups are expected to have gained a lot of insights which will help grow their start-up.
“At the end of the 1- week bootcamp, participating startups will have four key take-aways; an improved product strategy, an optimized Minimum Viable Product, a technical excellence plan and a viable digital marketing strategy”, a statement picked up from CCHub’s official website reads.
The Developer Launchpad will commence on November 6, 2017 and run through November 10, 2017.
The program is open to all startups based in Nigeria as long as they meet the following criteria below.
Participating start-ups must;
- Have been in operation for at least 6 months but not more than 18 months.
- Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
- Have at least two co-founders and at least one of the founders must be a technical co-founder.