The Deji Alli ARM Young Talent Award is an ARM initiative in collaboration with TechnoVision’s TVC Labs that aims to give young Nigerians the chance to establish new start-up companies that add economic value to the country.
The DAAYTA 2022 program is in keeping with ARM’s commitment to CSR, with the goal of developing a generation of change leaders who will work together to create a better future. It aims to assist business ideas that aim to have a positive societal impact while also producing a profit.
The final event of DAAYTA 2022 will be held virtually, similar to the previous edition, and applications from all parts of Nigeria are encouraged.
To be eligible for the award, the applicant must:
- be a citizen of Nigeria
- be between 18 and 30 years of age
- submit their application which must be their original work
- 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 March & April, 2022
- understand the business of ARM, what we stand for; and
- be ready to represent ARM as an Ambassador
The winner of DAAYTA 2022 shall, subject to the Terms & Conditions, receive funding of ₦12,000,000 (twelve million naira) over a period of one (1) year for the following purposes:
- contribution to working capital;
- participation in an entrepreneurial education programme 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.
The second stage of the programme will require thirty (30) shortlisted applicants to submit a POEM Framework business plan, a Marketing/pitching video, detailed profiles of their Board (Directors & Advisers), and Team members, sharing their Education, Careers, Key Accomplishments and LinkedIn profiles.
DAAYTA 2022 FOCUS AREAS
We are looking for great ideas that are related to Agriculture, Education, Healthcare, Housing, and Transportation.
Application for DAAYTA 2022 closes December 27 2021