Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2024 for Innovative Nigerian start-ups (₦12,000,000 in Funding)

The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award is an ARM initiative in partnership with TechnoVision’s TVC Labs that aims at providing young Nigerians with an opportunity to develop innovative start-up ventures that add economic value to Nigeria.

The DAAYTA 2024 initiative is in line with ARM’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to build a generation of change leaders, working together to build a better future. It seeks to support business ideas that intentionally create a positive societal impact while generating a financial return.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the award, the applicant must:

  • be a citizen of Nigeria
  • be between 18 and 35 years of age
  • submit their application which must be their original work
  • must be a limited liability company duly registered in Nigeria
  • must be running the start-up full-time with undivided attention
  • have an MVP (minimum viable product) i.e. you have customers
  • be able to fund his/her/team travel expenses and other associated costs if required
  • be available (with co-founders/team where they exist) for the 2-day Pitch Workshop and Final Pitch Event scheduled for April 2024
  • understand the business of ARM, what we stand for; and
  • be ready to represent ARM as an Ambassador


The winner of DAAYTA 2024 shall, subject to the Terms & Conditions, receive funding of ₦12,000,000(twelve million naira) over one (1) year for the following purposes:

  • Contribution to working capital.
  • Participation in an entrepreneurial education program at the Pan Atlantic University’s Enterprise Development Centre in
    Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 5-month acceleration support services for the development of their venture by TVC Labs.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award 2024

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