Are you a part of Nigeria’s vibrant startup ecosystem? The Nigeria Startup Portal is calling on all innovators and entrepreneurs to register and tap into a world of resources and opportunities. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this groundbreaking initiative.

    The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is inviting startups to register on the Nigeria Startup Portal. This platform is a gateway for entrepreneurs to access the benefits outlined in the Nigeria Startup Act, from funding opportunities to valuable knowledge resources for growth and success.

    Nigeria Startup Portal

    By registering, startups position themselves to be labeled officially, gaining recognition and visibility in the national and global markets. The portal also serves as a hub for venture capitalists, angel investors, and accelerators, fostering a collaborative environment that drives innovation.

    How to Register Your Startup on the Nigeria Startup Portal

    1. Access the Portal: Visit the official Nigeria Startup Portal.
    2. Begin Registration: Click on the “Register” button to start the process.
    3. Choose Registration Type: Select the appropriate category for your startup.
    4. Fill in Company Details: Provide your company’s information, including the RC Number and company name.
    5. Complete Founder Information: Enter details for the founder or co-founder profile.
    6. Upload Documents: Upload necessary documents such as the CAC Certificate and Company Profile.
    7. Review and Submit: Preview your information, ensure all details are correct, and submit your registration.

    Requirements for Startup Registration

    • Company Status: Must be a limited liability company registered under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA).
    • Company Age: The company should be less than 10 years old from the date of incorporation.
    • Innovation Focus: Should have objectives focused on innovation, development, production, improvement, and commercialization of a digital technology product or process.
    • Ownership: Must be a holder or repository of a product or process of digital technology, or the owner or author of a registered software.
    • Local Shareholding: At least one-third of local shareholding should be held by one or more Nigerians as founder or co-founder.
    • Compliance: Must satisfy the conditions set out in the Act, in the case of a sole proprietorship or partnership.
    • Tech-Enabled Business: Should be a tech-enabled business that uses existing tools, platforms, libraries, and frameworks to enhance efficiency or effectiveness.

    The Nigeria Startup Portal is more than just a registration platform; it’s a commitment by NITDA to support and nurture the digital dreams of Nigeria’s youth. It’s a call to action for startups to leverage the Startup Investment Seed Fund and engage with a network of like-minded individuals and organizations.