KTStart 1.0

Kirkira Innovation Hub, Katsina hereby calls for applications to KTstart 1.0, a 6-month Startup Incubation Program for idea phase and early stage startups.


Stage A: Apply

Interested applicants Fill an online form to Tell us about their change-making idea/solution/business.

Stage B: Convince

Selected applicants from Stage A would be invited for a pitch interview at the hub. You’ll be required to submit a pitch deck online before coming for the interview.

Stage C: Learn, then close!

Successful Applicants from Stage B are invited to a 2-week boot camp where they are taken through an action tailored Entrepreneurship curriculum.

Participants compete for a spot in the KT Start Incubator at the end of the bootcamp.

Stage D: Welcome, Let’s change the world together, a step at a time.

Successful applicants from Stage C become KT Start Fellows and start the 6-month program.


  • Hands on administrative and business development support throughout the program and beyond.
  • Access to a network of corporate partners
  • Access to funding and investments
  • Office Space
  • Internet Access and lots more


Startups can be on Education, Governance, Health, Agriculture, Finance, Logistics, Security, and others, but must leverage technology in it’s operations or show a clear plan to do so.

Must be based in Katsina. There’s however no limitation to where the business can reach

Must commit to participate fully in the 2-week KTStart 1.0 bootcamp

Stage A Applications close by 14:00 WAT on October 18th, 2019.

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