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Kickstart Your Idea Into A Business! Apply For IBPLC Kickstart Business Plan Competition Season 3

Important Notice:- Hurry up as Entries End On November 6th.

Olumide Ogunbanjo has a full production line of the finest honey supplied to the largest mall chains.

Awosan Adesoji Akinola ‘s poultry business focuses on bi products that offer superior results for end users.

Falana Opeyemi grew her fashion line and started making ready to wear garments for her corporate clientele.

Ruth Adeleke is a farmer that focuses on the development of improved crop growth resulting in higher yield and production.

Faleye Olanrewaju Samuel provides employment to 4 other entrepreneurs through his food processing business which he established to empower himself and others.

What do they have in common? Each of these talented entrepreneurs have won funding to launch their business, thanks to the International Breweries PLC Foundation KickStart program – and they’re far from alone.

Since the scheme began in 2015, it has supported more than 49 people who are indigenes and reside in the South Western region of Nigeria, it has also provided in-depth training and business insights to over 300 applicants giving them the support they need to start their businesses or to take their existing businesses to the next level.

International Breweries PLC Foundation came up with the idea because it wanted to contribute to poverty reduction and instil a culture of entrepreneurship by giving ambitious young entrepreneurs encouragement and practical help to get the business of their dreams off the ground and onto greater heights.

Since its inception, KickStart program has kept to its promise of being a viable scheme for new starters, which supports the expansion of established businesses in industries, identified by the Nigerian government as having the most potential to create jobs.

The KickStart program is run as a competition for budding entrepreneurs and innovators aged between 18 and 35, providing them with business-skills training, development support, mentorship and a chance to come away with grant fund.

International Breweries PLC Foundation insist that the ultimate goal of the programme is to help build a young prosperous society by helping to create a culture of entrepreneurship among the youths, thereby reducing youth unemployment for indigenes in the South West.

The KickStart program is one major initiative that would turn around the lives of youths in the area and improve the economic prosperity of the South Western Region.

Last season saw the emergence of 24 lucky finalists who got grants to kickStart their businesses from the tune of N500,000 to N1,800,000.

These business cut across some notable economic providers like Agriculture, Food production, Fashion and Design, Arts and Entertainment, Education and much more.

Season 3.0 is here, and promises to be much bigger than any of the previous seasons of the program. With registration processes upgraded and a much elaborate feedback medium put in place applicants for this season will have a memorable and engaging experience.

International Breweries PLC Foundation is calling on local indigenous entrepreneurs, solving social problems facing the South Western region of Nigeria to apply for its KickStart Program.

Online applications are open October 9th and closes November 6th 2017.

This year Applications can be Filled and completed by visiting the International Breweries PLC Foundation KickStart Website ( or by Downloading, Filling and submitting at any of the designated drop centres provided.

All relevant instructions can be found online.

Forms can also be picked up and submitted at International Breweries locations in Lagos, Ilesha and Ibadan.


The competition is open ONLY to South Westerners of 18 to 35 years who live and have their businesses within the South Western region with valid identification (e.g National I.D; Drivers Licence; International Passport; Voters Registration, etc) as at the last day of the application period.

He or she must be willing to operate the business on a fulltime basis. Have an innovative business idea in need of a start-up capital, or already have an existing small business needing capital to expand operations.

Must be energetic and entrepreneurial in approach and must be able to read and write.



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