The United States Consulate General (Lagos) in collaboration with Global Air Drone Academy (GADA), has announced a call for applications for the Nigerian Drone Business Competition.
The 2021 Nigerian Drone Business Competition, powered by the Global Air Drone Academy, seeks to nurture creativity and hone entrepreneurial skills amongst Nigeria-based early-stage technology youth entrepreneurs. During this 5-Day Virtual bootcamp, 30 qualified participants will have the opportunity to learn from experienced drone professionals at the Global Air Drone Academy (GADA), an FAA licensed drone services company based in the USA. This intense workshop will teach budding entrepreneurs how to relate this new technology to real-world practical solutions, how to counter negative public perceptions, and the best ways to market your startup in the 21st century.
The bootcamp will teach the budding entrepreneurs how to relate this emerging drone technology to real-world practical solutions, as well as the expertise for safely operating and flying a drone. Participants will also learn the practical skills required to create, run and successfully market their start-ups in 2021 and beyond.
At the end of the five-day virtual bootcamp, participants will have an opportunity to pitch their business plans to a panel of judges. The top three winners will receive professional grade drones and business coaching to support the launch of their new business.
• Must be between 16 and 30 years old
• Must be citizen and resident of Nigeria
• If selected as a finalist, must be able to participate in a 5-DAY Virtual Training (2Hrs per Day)
• If selected as a winner, must be willing to participate in GADA’s business accelerator program
Deadline: December 31, 2020.
For more information visit Global Air Drone Academy (GADA) 2021 Nigerian Drone Business Competition.