Business Innovation Accelerator

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Whether you have questions about our programs, seek guidance on starting or growing your business, or wish to explore potential partnerships, our dedicated team is ready to assist you.


Lekki – Epe Expressway
Ajah, Lagos, Nigeria.

Contact Info

+234-(0)-8149 23 9265

+234-(0)-8145 53 6822

+234-(0)-9017 33 2741



Opening Hours

Monday – Friday
9:00AM — 5:00PM

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Your Burning Questions: Frequently Asked Questions about the Entrepreneurship Development Program

Answer: The LBS-BOI Business Innovation Accelerator (BIA) is intended to train and develop impact–driven entrepreneurs who will generate profitable business initiatives aimed at solving social and/or environmental problems. The Centre will consequently accelerate the transformation of society, empower people financially, alleviate poverty, create jobs and ultimately create wealth, while boosting national socio-economic development.

Answer: To apply for the BIA Entrepreneurship Development Programme, visit our website at and navigate to the “Apply Now” page. Fill out the application forms with your details and submit online.

Answer: The programme is open to promising entrepreneurs across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria who have existing innovative businesses in specific sectors and possess significant potential to scale. Please refer to our website for detailed eligibility criteria.

Answer: The BIA Entrepreneurship Development Programme is a one year programme consisting of four distinct phases. The programme begins with a comprehensive 3-month entrepreneurship training to inculcate an entrepreneurial mindset aimed at helping participants to understand what it takes to build a successful and sustainable business. This is followed by 6 months of apprenticeship with leading organizations in participants’ respective industries. Participants are also provided with access to funding and access to market opportunities.

Answer: Once selected for the programme, entrepreneurs are carefully matched with mentors based on their industry, business needs, and goals. Our team ensures a compatible mentor-mentee pairing for effective support.

Answer: While the programme provides valuable training, mentorship, and networking opportunities, funding is not guaranteed. However, through the programme, you will gain valuable skills and connections that can enhance your chances of securing funding from investors or other sources. We also provide a range of resources, networking opportunities, and community events to ensure visibility for entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds.

Answer: The programme is open to entrepreneurs across various industries. Whether you have a business idea that needs nurturing or an established venture seeking growth and scalability, the programme provides the necessary tools and support to help you succeed.

Answer: The Entrepreneurship Development Programme at the Lagos Business School Business Innovation Accelerator is fully sponsored by the Bank of Industry. 

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