Chika Nwobi started in technology entrepreneurship in 2001 when as a 22 year old he became the founding CEO of MTech Limited.
He has led consulting engagements for Ford Foundation and IFC on mobile money and micropayments technology and has been invited to speak at several Africa-focused conferences including at Wharton, NYU Stern and Lagos Business School.
In 2014, Chika launched 440.NG a $1.5m seed fund and accelerator program that invested in 13 tech startups in Nigeria; with a portfolio of companies including Jobberman.com – Africa’s largest online jobs portal and Cheki.com.ng – Nigeria’s leading online cars marketplace.
He has also served as judge for YOUWIN the Federal Government of Nigeria’s Entrepreneurship business plan competition.
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Best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. Understand YPB better with our FAQs
The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.
You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register
You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2017. You should have a passion to succeed.
The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.
YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.
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Dates are from November 29th to December 3rd, 2017. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants
Admission cannot be transferred.
No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.
You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.
Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.
You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.
You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.
There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.
Please send further enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org