TechInAfrica – The Nigerian startup, Publiseer, was selected to join the AYADA Lab program that already started on October 11th, 2019 and will end in April, 2020. It was selected after its participation in the local workshops which were organized by AYADA Lab. Publiseer will take part in the program along with the other 24 startups.
All the selected startups, the AYADA Lab partners, as well as other key players in the cultural, creative, and social entrepreneurship in Africa will be engaged in a meeting at the Lagos Creative Enterprise Week held in Lagos, Nigeria.
Publiseer’s founder, Chidi Nwaogu on his tweet on October 16th, announced that they received an email from the AYADA Lab which was welcoming his startup into the program.
AYADA Lab is an incubation and acceleration program by the Goethe-Institut and the Institut français in five West African countries including Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal.
AYADA Lab supports young West African startups through its program which consists of mentoring, workshops, and networking meetings. At the end of the program, it will give each of the young entrepreneurs with 3,000 euros of seed-funding to grow their businesses.
Apart from supporting the young West African startups with what they need, the program also wants to promote the exchange of regional expertise while at the same time train young innovative West Africans in the cultural and creative industries to develop both regional and international visions for their businesses.
Publiseer is a Nigerian startup that provides a platform for independent African writers, musicians, and filmmakers to publish, promote, and monetize their creative works on more than 400 partner stores in 100 countries just with a single click and the most importantly, for free.