World’s Largest Startup Accelerator, Founder Institute Opens Up Internship Opportunity for its Lagos Operation


Founder Institute Lagos operations is well and truly underway.

Being the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, it is no surprise that activities are happening very quickly. In the last one month alone, almost 300 persons and start-ups have expressed their interest to be part of the first cohort in Lagos by taking the Founder Institute (FI) entrepreneurship test.

World’s Largest Startup Accelerator, Founder Institute Opens Up Internship Opportunity for its Lagos Operation

Co-Director of Founder Institute Lagos, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr expressed great optimism at the level of enthusiasm shown by applicants since the programme was launched in Lagos.

“FI already has a proven record of success going by the number of cities and startups already part of it’s global ecosystem. This is indeed a welcome development that start-ups can now benchmark their ideas and solutions against a globally tested curriculum.”

Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr, Co-Director of Founder Institute Lagos

Founder Institute Lagos is currently in the process of selecting and announcing members of the cohort as well as key partners that will be lending their weight to the programme. So if you are a start-up founder looking to benefit from a globally tested curriculum, you can join this cohort by following this link.

But this is just the beginning as the institute still has a lot of work ahead especially in the face of such an influx and rapid growth. For this reason, the team is now looking to hire an intern interested in being part of a rewarding journey into the world of startups and entrepreneurship.

This unique internship opportunity also offers unparalleled access to immense possibilities.

The selected intern will assist Founder Institute Lagos semester launch and operation. The intern will also have the amazing opportunity of attending the program’s entrepreneurial training sessions, learn from top startup CEOs, meet interesting new companies, and interact with various participants in the startup ecosystem.

Founder Institute Lagos Opens Up Internship Opportunity for its Operations

The ideal candidate for the internship is an organised individual with good command of English language, both written and spoken. The ideal candidate must be passionate about technology, and entrepreneurship in and around Lagos. They must be comfortable both on the phone and in social situations and must have a passion to one day build their own company.

Required responsibilities

1. Assist in the marketing of the Founder Institute semester and events, including performing market research, listing events on various websites, reaching out to local groups and media, and more.

2. Assist in the operation of the Founder Institute’s recruitment events and training courses, including venue setup, general event administration, and recording video of each event and uploading to our online tools. You can see the schedule at

To Apply:

i. Send a mail entitled “Founder Institute Internship Application – [Your Name]” to [email protected] 

ii. Include your resume, and one paragraph on why you are perfect for this position.

iii. Confirm that you are able to be present for the events on the schedule at

This opportunity would certainly be richly rewarding and engaging for the individual that is eventually selected.

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