The Future Project in collaboration with Microsoft Nigeria has announced the call for application to accelerate the Economy through Youth in Enterprise (Accelerate LABS).
Accelerate LABS is the activation of Small and Medium Scale (SME) Business Engines to accelerate economic development through enterprise development and technology.
Through this intervention, the initiative will equip 2,160 youth across the six geo-political zones in the country to build socially inclined, high profit, and highly competitive enterprise capable of impacting the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country.
Citizenship Lead, Microsoft Nigeria, Olusola Amusan said “Microsoft, through our Youth Spark initiative seeks to empower the youth population of Nigeria to imagine and realize their full potential by connecting them with greater opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship, helping them creates a real impact for a better tomorrow.
On his own, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, The Future Project, Adebakin noted that “By the end of one year we would have empowered young people to develop empathy, find clarity of purpose and the needed resources to build socially responsible enterprises in their communities.
We will have youth across Nigeria leading the frontiers of change in various disciplines”.