The first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, Lagos Innovates is a dedicated platform that refers to a set of programs that provide support for the exciting and fast-growing startup ecosystem in Lagos, Nigeria.
Lagos has a growing startup ecosystem and is a foremost startup hub in Nigeria, thus, Lagos Innovates role is to enable the growth and success of the Lagos ecosystem by providing tech-focused entrepreneurship with the access and support needed to scale and thrive. Lagos Innovates symbolizes the collective goal of the startup community and seeks to position Lagos as a pivotal startup hub.
Lagos Innovates offers a suite of tech startup-focused programs created for the highest potential entrepreneurs who want to build the next unicorn out of Lagos. Lagos Innovates is an audacious, determined move by the LSETF to support innovation, strengthen the tech startup funding pipeline and support a deepening of the ecosystem in Lagos State.
Today, Lagos Innovates is the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa with the long term goal of being the hub for technological innovation and the home for tech-driven entrepreneurship in Africa. The core objectives of Lagos Innovates are to strengthen the health of the tech startup funding pipeline and support a deepening of the ecosystem in Lagos State.
Lagos Innovates is an initiative of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, LSETF. For more on LSETF, click here.