The Development Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Program is an ambitious initiative of the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) aimed at equipping micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with skills and competencies to defend sound and viable business proposals, improve their ability to access available credit, and improve their capacity for efficient funds utilization, trade, investments and access to markets.Table of Content
The Development Bank of Nigeria is a development finance institution focused on alleviating financing constraints faced by Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria through providing financing, partial credit guarantees and technical assistance. The Bank was started by the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide loans to Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria. The bank does not disburse the loan to the borrower in cash but through participating intermediary banks in Nigeria. Target sub-sectors include Agro-processing, Solid Minerals, Information Tec... read more
This program which is now in its second year, is focused on building resilience in MSMEs in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Through this program, we will enhance the entrepreneurial and managerial competencies of Nigerian MSMEs towards building sustainable business practices as they continue in their efforts to reignite the Nigerian economy.
Step 1 – Ensure you are eligible for the program. Check the eligibility section up
Step 2 – Register
When you open the application portal, click on the Start Application tab to register
You will receive a confirmation email from Development Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Program with all the details you will need to log in.
Step 3 – Complete Application
Once you have successfully registered, log in and start the application. To return to your application, click the "Save And Continue" button (at the bottom of any stage) and come back to it at any time. Once you are done with your application, click on the "Submit" button at the end of the form to send it to us. You can submit only ONE application.
Step 4 – Keep Informed
Constantly check the Development Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Program 'News and Update' tab for regular updates.
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