Are you a Nigerian woman running a business or wanting career development?


Join the Future Females Invest community and be in with a chance to win 1M Naira in Capital Seed Fund or Covid Business Recovery funding for women-led businesses in Nigeria or 500K in career development training for professional women, or free coaching and mentoring.

How to participate
Stage 1:

  • Register on

  • Produce a 2-minute video about you and your business or career goals, how winning this prize will help meet you and what challenges faced, and how you have overcome them.

  • Post video on either Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with the hashtag #FFITHROUGHTHEFIRE #FFIWOMAN #FFIREADYTOINSPIRE.

  • Tag FFI and 5 friends in your video,

  • Like and share FFIs page on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook


Stage 2:

If your video is selected by the judging panel you will be asked to fill in an application form to provide more details about yourself, this will be assessed.


Stage 3:

If your application is shortlisted then you will be invited to present to our panel of esteemed judges.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nigerian Woman Business owner operating in Nigeria, with company registered in Nigeria

  • Professional career women with over 5 years of experience

  • 18 and above

  • Must have been in business for a minimum of 3 months and have paying customers

  • Must have a corporate account if a business and be registered for tax

  • Must have participated in the Ready To Inspire program for a minimum of 3 months.


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  • The business must be located in and serving Mauritius being registered with the relevant authorities. It may be a for profit company (limited liability company etc) or not for profit company (NGO). For profit companies must have a minimum 51% shareholding of women and NGOS must be led by a woman/ women

  • There is no limit to how long the business/organisation has been running, you must be an SME (with a turnover of less than 50million rupees per year), and for NGOs there is no turnover limit. You must have proven your business model and have paying customers or clients.

  • We don’t mind which sector your business is in, but your business must have a positive environmental impact or strong sustainability element. Your business activities must be in line with Accenture’s goals in terms of sustainability:

    • Achieve net-zero emissions by 2025 by helping people to reduce emissions, examples may include renewable energy, climate-smart travel, nature-based carbon removal solutions and much more

    • Move to zero waste; examples include reuse or recycling of e-waste, such as computers and servers, as well all office furniture, elimination of single-use plastics, and more

    • Plan for water risk. Projects that help measure and reduce water waste and usage, sustainable agro and much more

  • You will need to send us a copy of your last filed accounts, if these are not available because your company is new please send your cash flow forecast for 2 years.

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