Diamond Bank’s Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) Programme 2018

The Diamond Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET8) is a capacity building and business education initiative aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship and designed to support budding entrepreneurs of all ages.

Since its inception in 2010, The Diamond BET 2018 programme in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) has trained thousands of entrepreneurs, contributing immensely to the pool of skilled Micro, Small and Medium enterprise owners in Nigeria and ultimately, encouraging wealth creation across the populace.

About Diamond BET 2018 Programme

The Building Entrepreneurs Today programme involves a six-month intensive entrepreneurial/business training of 50 budding Entrepreneurs every season from select sectors of the economy. After going through a selection phase from a pool of numerous applications received. The top five Entrepreneurs at the end of each season are awarded financial grants of N3,000,000 each as seed capital to take their business to the next level.

Diamond BET 2017

  • Giving support to over 150 businesses and awarding grants to over 20 entrepreneurs, The BET has positioned itself as a forerunner in the MSME led initiative in Nigeria gaining both local and international recognition.
  • Now in its 7th Season, this edition of BET with the theme ‘Innovation and Social Impact’ has opened its doors to all entrepreneurs in all sectors. Calling all who have innovative ideas and are ready to make a positive social impact to apply and get on the programme.

The program is aimed to Inspire, encourage and support budding entrepreneurs in Nigeria.



About Enterprise Development Centre (EDC)

Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) is the leading enterprise centre in Nigeria and within the African continent.

Established in 2003 as the Entrepreneurship Center of the Pan-Atlantic University, the EDC, which was formerly called the Centre for Enterprise Development Services (EDS), began as a direct response to the shortage of available professional business development and support services to small and growing businesses in Nigeria.

29th September 2017.

How to apply for Diamond BET 2018

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to start the application

Step 1 (Let’s meet you)

  • Fill out your personal and business details correctly
    • Fill out a simple form registration with your First Name, Surname, Email Address and
    • Mobile Number, Business Name/Idea and a brief description of your business/idea.

Step 2 (Your business in 60 seconds)

  • Tell us about your business/idea in 60 seconds.
    • Create a 60-second video with clear audio about your business/idea using a video
    • camera or a phone. Click the upload button afterwards to upload your pitch video.

Step 3 (Await the invitation)

  • Complete your registration, submit and await the invitation
    • Be on the lookout for your application, you may just be one of the 300 applicants
    • who would make it to the interview?

For more information, please send an email to: corporatecomms@diamondbank.com

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