Frequently Asked Questions

Lagos Innovates understands that ecosystem-building events and initiatives focused on Lagos-based tech startup founders and the developer community are an important feature of the Lagos tech ecosystem. We believe that they are an important way to propagate relevant entrepreneurial learning, development and networks, and ultimately to help create value for the ecosystem as a whole. 

Lagos Innovates is offering co-sponsorship for high-quality, high-impact events and initiatives that are delivering content and opportunities that are relevant for the Lagos ecosystem. The maximum amount of event co-sponsorship available is five million naira.

Organisers of high-quality, high-impact Lagos-focused (ideally smaller format) events are welcome to apply. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate value in the proposition, a track record of delivering the proposed event to a high-standard, strong previous attendance by members of the Lagos community, and ongoing demand. 

You can apply for Event Support Program through the Lagos Innovates website.

Lagos Innovates will expect co-branding rights for the event, and to be included in any online and offline marketing and promotion surrounding the event. We may also require a speaking slot.

Lagos Innovates aims to co-sponsor one event each quarter. You are encouraged to apply with as much lead time as possible for your event. Lagos Innovates will co-sponsor its first event in Q1 2018. 

Once your application is successful, you will be contacted and the next steps will be communicated to you.