Event, Arts and Entertainment

Sterling Bank holds awards for young tech founders.

Shareholders approve Sterling Bank dividend payment

Sterling Bank Plc has said it would organise an award, known as the Sterling Heart Fellowship Award, for young tech founders whose businesses employ innovative solutions to tackle challenges in the HEART sectors.  The award is targeted at tech founders within the age bracket of 14 and 16 and will hold in February under the Founder Institute Lagos Virtual Spring programme.

The HEART sectors include health, education, agriculture, renewable energy and transportation. They represent the sectors where the bank is focusing investments on under its HEART’s of Sterling strategy.

Read:  Toke Makinwa unveiled as host for The Future Awards Africa 2020

Head, Business Group and Partnerships, Sterling Bank Plc, Mr. David Adebayo said guidelines for selecting founders whose businesses fall within the Sterling HEART Fellowship category include founders who applied through either the customized Sterling HEARTs Fellowship application link or the direct FI Lagos application link.

He added that a founder’s business must fall within the HEART Sectors and the founder must have taken the assessment test and made it to the “Accepted” category to be eligible for the award.

Read:  New global currency to replace U.S. dollar. It is not cryptocurrency

Adebayo said all founders who meet the preceding requirements will be rank-ordered according to their performances and the best from each of the sectors will be offered a Sterling Bank Fellowship to attend the Founder Institute Lagos Virtual Spring programme.

He advised prospective applicants to apply through the special portal and to prepare for an entrepreneur DNA test that is focused on ascertaining the entrepreneurship qualities and capabilities of the founders.

Read:  Wizkid to headline Yam Carnival 2022.

He said the organisers of the fellowship are targeting start-up founders within the age bracket of 14 and 16. The applicants must be young tech founders and tech enthusiasts, especially those with ideas and initiatives within the HEART sectors.

Source: thenationonlineng

Related posts

Announcing Our Emerging Designers For AFWNigeria 2017

NigGal

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Announces Call for Nominations for AWIEF Awards 2021.

NigGal

Ekaz Signature, Eve Design to Showcase at Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016

NigGal

Applications open for $20k African blockchain bootcamp.

NigGal

Naira gains further at investors, exporters’ window

NigGal

AMVCA 8: Everything You Need To Know About The First-Ever AMVCA Runway Fashion Show

NigGal

Leave a Comment