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The Founder Institute, the world's largest pre-seed accelerator, is proud to offer the best applicants from the AWEP community with the African Women Entrepreneurship Program to participate in our program for free ($499 value).

Through this offer, anyone with a pre-seed startup or an idea can apply to the Founder Institute for free below, and the best applicants who are accepted will receive a fellowship to the Lagos chapter of the global accelerator program.

Build the Future with Founder Institute and African Women Entrepreneurship Program 

The Founder Institute helps you get to traction and funding with a support network of startup experts that are invested in your success, and through a structured business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $950M. Through the combined benefits of the Founder Institute and African Women Entrepreneurship Program we create an unparalleled global support network for early-stage founders to impact the present and influence the future:

  • A combined global community of over 15,000 mentors and thousands of alumni
  • Comprehensive education and structured support programs from the idea stage to the funding/ growth stage
  • Over $3M in Partner Deals and Resources 

Who Should Apply?

The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas.

What to Expect?

To apply for the African Women Entrepreneurship Program Fellowship for the Lagos Founder Institute, simply complete your application below. After completing the quick application, you will be invited to take our Entrepreneur DNA Assessment, which is our main criteria for evaluating applicants.  

Apply to the Lagos Founder Institute with the African Women Entrepreneurship Program!

The Lagos Founder Institute is not currently accepting applications, but will be soon. 

You can see our currently enrolling chapters at FI.co/enrolling, our full list of cities at FI.co/global, or register below to get notified when there are new startup programs in Lagos.