ARM Group in partnership with Greentec Capital Partners is set to hold its Demo Day for the ARM Labs Innovation program. The program, which was designed as a means to achieve ARM’s mission to fund viable Nigerian Fintech start-ups, will hold virtually on Thursday 22nd of September 2022.
The ARM Labs Innovation Program
The program typically begins with an accelerator program and ends with a demo event during which selected startups pitch their ideas/businesses to potential investors. The accelerator program is designed to enable start-ups to work through challenges by creating unique strategies and solutions. In addition, the program creates room for interaction with mentors and advisors who are innovators and thought leaders in their various fields. These mentors provide support in specific areas including business growth, product-market fit, distribution and software engineering.
What to expect
Following an intensive 7 weeks acceleration program, this year’s innovation program is set to conclude with a demo day on the 22nd of September. The demo day will have in its attendance investors, corporate bodies, financial institutions, tech leaders, members of the press, and senior executives of the ARM Group, and will serve as a platform through which the startups will showcase their progress and deliver pitches to secure investments and partnerships. Selected startups for this year’s ARM Labs Innovation Demo Day include:
- Crediometer: A Fintech created to provide banking for startups and growing businesses of all sizes.
- Keble: A Proptech designed to address challenges faced by young Africans in the real estate market.
- Regxta: a digital credit platform that provides quick and easy access to financial services for unbanked people and micro-business owners in Africa.
- Toju: a record management platform for thrift collectors, Microfinance Institutions, and Cooperative societies.
- Trade Lenda: a technological solution providing accessible financing to small businesses across Africa.
ARM is a leading Nigerian diversified and integrated asset management firm established in 1994, with the aim of providing wealth creation solutions and opportunities by offering a unique blend of traditional asset management and alternative investment services to retail, high net worth and institutional investors.
About GreenTec Capital Partners
GreenTec Capital Partners is a Germany’s premier investor into African start-ups and SMEs and they focus on combining social and environmental impact with financial success. GreenTec uses capacity building, process optimization and a diverse team of international experts to help start-ups and SMEs implement and adapt the latest technologies to their models so they can be better positioned for growth. They provide custom-tailored operational support to transform companies and help them create the added value necessary to bridge funding gaps and early crucial phases.