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Herconomy Enterprise Challenge 2021 is Here!
Our Annual Enterprise Challenge is back!
Winner: N1.5 million Grant, Mentorship, Work Space
1st Runner Up: N1 million Grant, Mentorship & Workspace
2nd Runner Up: N500,000, Workspace
Click the link to apply! (You can also apply from our link tree in bio)
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1. Repost the flier on your page and tag your friends to also apply.
1. Follow @herconomy.
2. Fill out the application form here.
3. Use the Hashtags #herconomy2021
The deadline for application is the 30th of November 2021
Terms and Conditions Apply.
Come Join a Chat with our Finalists
It's almost a year since we shortlisted last year's finalists for the 2020 Enterprise Challenge.
These wonderful women will be sharing their experiences with us.
This session will be open to everyone. We promise it's going to be so much fun and enlightening listening to these women. Click here to register for the ZOOM session
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