For the 2022 Creative Business Cup Competition, which gives entrepreneurs the chance to meet industry partners and investors and gain visibility for their businesses, applications are being accepted from appropriately qualified Nigerian entrepreneurs.

The Creative Business Cup is a year-round, international initiative that supports entrepreneurs in the creative industries by assisting them in developing their business concepts, connecting them to investors and markets around the world, and enhancing their capacity for innovation for the good of business and society.

Competition for the Creative Business Cup | Details

because the global creative industries have a huge positive impact on employment and economic growth. Through cross-sector innovation, it also aids in the development of fresh and cutting-edge responses to problems faced by established industries, fostering a society that is more dynamic and competitive. CBC Nigeria’s mission is to strengthen the Nigerian startup ecosystem as a whole, not just the participating companies.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Business Cup Competition, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years.
  • Be an entrepreneur from the creative sector.
  • Show creativity and innovation.
  • Have an idea with business potential.


  • A chance to win 1 million naira
  • Accelerator programme
  • 5-day enterprise Bootcamp
  • Mentoring from a pool of international mentors
  • Business support services

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Creative Business Cup Competition 2022 who must be entrepreneurs from the creative sector having an idea with business potential are to complete an online application on or before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: September 5th, 2022