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SummaryThe top two entrepreneurs will join ENYE’s Founders Program where a team of technical talent(s) will build their ideas to MVP and Product Version 1.0. They will also receive mentorship and access to ENYE’s ecosystem as well as 3 months workspace voucher at Hub One and access to market opportunity.

Lagos, NigeriaHub One, a coworking space and innovation hub owned by First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and managed by Leadspace has announced the launch of an ideation program to help Nigerian entrepreneurs turn their ground-breaking ideas into products that can scale globally.

In its two years…


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ColdHubs wins. AgroHive places second

SummarySocial enterprise, ColdHubs has won the FCMB Agritech EPIC Pitch 2020. The startup will receive ₦1 million as well as access to workspace and networks for innovation and collaboration through Hub One. AgrotHive, which came second will receive ₦500,000.00

Lagos, Nigeria — ColdHubs, a startup that designs, installs, commissions and operates 100% solar-powered walk-in cold rooms branded as “ColdHubs”, in markets and farm clusters has emerged winner of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Agritech EPIC Pitch 2020.

The program, now in its 3rd year, is how the bank supports early to growth-stage entrepreneurs in Nigeria, and by extension…


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The finalists

Summary Farmz2U, ColdHubs, Farmspeak, TradeBuza, AgroHive & Beatdrone have been selected for the final of the event. They will pitch to an impressive line-up of judges on Demo Day (August 28th 2020) for a chance to be among the winners and receive a share of the seed grant of ₦1.5 million as well as access to workspace and networks for innovation and collaboration through Hub One.

Lagos, Nigeria — First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is one of the biggest financial players in the development of Nigeria’s agriculture sector. …


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Summary GESAL Technologies emerged winner of the event after a pitch session that lasted close to an hour. The startup will receive a cash grant of $300 (₦100,000), access to SheVentures (FCMB’s Women in Business value proposition) and Hub One’s network of investors as well as potentially partnering with First City Monument Bank (FCMB)

EPIC Pitch — Women in Tech Edition was put together by Hub One, a coworking space and innovation hub owned by First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and managed by Leadspace, to solve some of the problems causing low participation of women in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem…


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The finalists

Summary The Silver Castle, HerVest, Kadlingual, GESAL & SOSOCARE have been selected for the final of the event. They will pitch to an impressive line-up of judges for a chance to emerge winner and receive rewards such as N100,000 (US$300) towards the growth of their business, the chance to attract investors as well as potentially partnering with First City Monument Bank (FCMB).

Lagos, Nigeria — Hub One’s EPIC Pitch is designed to help budding entrepreneurs get quality product feedback, funding, partnerships, etc by exposing their tech startups to top players in the ecosystem, venture capitalists, investors and potential partners.


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“Redefining and repositioning Agricultural value chains during and post the COVID-19 era”

Lagos, Nigeria — In its “The rise and rise of African Agritech” report, Disrupt Africa highlighted the problems plaguing Africa’s agriculture sector and how entrepreneurs are building solutions to these problems.

While the number of these solutions have increased year on year and are having a huge impact across the continent, more still has to be done before Africa can fulfil its potential of being the “food basket for the world”.

Through its Agritech initiative, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is playing its part in growing the sector…


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Xcard

SummaryFintech startup, Xcard was named winner of the competition after a pitching session that was punctuated by questions from the judges. The startup will receive a cash grant of $300 (₦100,000) for growing their business and other benefits such as the chance to attract partners & investors, and potentially partner with FCMB.

Fintech startup, Xcard has won the inaugural edition of Hub One’s EPIC Pitch and will receive a cash grant of $300 (₦100,000) and other benefits such as the chance to attract partners & investors, and potentially partner with FCMB.

EPIC Pitch is a newly introduced event…


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The finalists

SummaryGradforth, One Kiosk Africa, Friendsvow, Xcard & StanLab have been selected for the final of the event. All five (5) of them will pitch to an impressive line-up of judges for a chance to emerge winner and take home all the benefits attached to the event such as N100,000 (US$300), access to corporate investors & investors, and potentially partnering with First City Monument Bank (FCMB).

When First City Monument Bank (FCMB) launched Hub One, the bank was clear on one thing: it would, together with its partner Passion Incubator organize programs to support tech startups within the community…


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On October 18th at Leadspace Yaba — a coworking space helping entrepreneurs build sustainable businesses, the 1st edition of our “Tech Your Passion” Series in partnership with Union Bank of Nigeria took place. This is a short recap of everything that happened!

The event began with a welcome address by Edwin Ajogun, Program Director at Passion Incubator. Ed, as we like to call him, took time to share with the audience what Passion Incubator is all about and why we’re hosting the “Tech Your Passion” Series.

Ubong UmoEssien, a Business Planning Analyst with Tech Venture (of Union Bank, partners for…


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In a bid to impact entrepreneurs in the Lagos Technology Ecosystem (LTE), Passion Incubator has launched a knowledge-sharing event known as “Tech Your Passion”. In this article, everything you need to know about the event is shared.

About — “Tech Your Passion” is a knowledge-sharing program aimed at helping entrepreneurs and professionals boost their businesses through the latest technologies used by leaders in their fields.

Why — Successful entrepreneurs in several sectors of the economy leveraged technology to scale their businesses. Through “Tech Your Passion”, we aim to get them to share their personal experiences through presentations and live demos.

Passion Incubator

An early stage technology incubator with expertise around innovation program design and tech investments. Visit our website at http://www.passionincubator.ng/

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