The Diamond Bank BET7 is now open and calling for submission of pitches by budding Nigerian entrepreneurs. The Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) is a capacity building and business education initiative aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship and designed to support budding entrepreneurs of all ages.
Since its inception in 2010, The BET programme in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) has trained thousands of entrepreneurs, contributing immensely to the pool of skilled Micro, Small and Medium enterprise owners in Nigeria and ultimately, encouraging wealth creation across the populace.
The Building Entrepreneurs Today programme involves a six-month intensive entrepreneurial/business training of 50 budding Entrepreneurs every season from select sectors of the economy. For the season 7 holding this year however, there will be no restriction for entrepreneurs. This means that all budding entrepreneurs are qualified to apply.
After going through a selection phase from a pool of numerous applications received. The top five Entrepreneurs at the end of each season are awarded financial grants of N3,000,000 each as seed capital to take their business to the next level.
Giving support to over 300 businesses and awarding grants to over 30 entrepreneurs, The BET has positioned itself as a forerunner in the MSME led initiative in Nigeria gaining both local and international recognition.
Now in its 7th Season, this edition of BET with the theme ‘Innovation and Social Impact’ has opened its doors to all entrepreneurs in all sectors. Calling all who have innovative ideas and are ready to make positive social impact to apply and get on the programme.
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE DIAMOND BANK BET7
Fill out your personal and business details correctly
Fill out a simple registration form with your First Name, Surname, Email Address and
Mobile Number, Business Name/Idea and a brief description of your business/idea.
Tell us about your business/idea in 60 seconds.
Create a 60-second video with clear audio about your business/idea using a video
camera or a phone. Click the upload button afterwards to upload your pitch video.
Complete your registration, submit and await the invitation
Be on the lookout for your application, you may just be one of the 300 applicants
who would make it to the interview.
Remember, whether you’re a Start-up, a business man/woman, a student or just an individual with a distinctive and innovative idea, Building Entrepreneurs Today (B.E.T) is the platform you need to hone your entrepreneurial skills and drive your business/idea to its peak.
Join BET7 today and kick start your entrepreneurial journey to the next level.
Get Invited. Get Funded: Arm yourself with N3,000,000 and intensive entrepreneurial training to help take your business to the next level.
Important: BET7 this year will feature as a reality TV show. Because of this wide publicity, it is expected to be bigger and far more competitive than the previous ones which also means that the selection process is going to be far more rigorous.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: September 29 2017
Learn more about the Diamond Bank BET7 by visiting the application portal.
Good luck as you apply
See video on the launch of the Diamond Bank BET7 below.
See video of Diamond Bank BET6 Award Ceremony below.