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ScaleUp Lab Education 2023


Welcome to The ScaleUp Lab Education accelerator, brought to you by FATE Foundation! Our accelerator program is designed to help high-potential growth-stage businesses in the education industry in Nigeria unlock their full potential. With a carefully crafted program that addresses the unique needs of each business, we identify and focus on key growth areas for improvement, while providing guidance and resources to help them achieve their goals.

Our 4-month program provides an intensive and immersive experience that includes workshops, mentorship, coaching, networking opportunities, and access to funding. Our team of experienced mentors and coaches provide tailored support to each participant, helping them to grow and scale their business, and achieve sustainable success.

At The ScaleUp Lab Education accelerator, we believe that the education sector in Nigeria has enormous potential, and we are committed to supporting the growth and development of high-potential businesses that are making a positive impact in this sector. Join us on this journey of growth and innovation and take your business to the next level!

  • Intensive 3-day residential bootcamp
  • Access to experienced mentors and a network of industry professionals
  • Comprehensive curriculum covering key business areas
  • Investment readiness training and support
  • Opportunity to pitch to investors and potential partners
  • Access to funding opportunities and resources

Throughout the 4-month program, the ScaleUp Lab Education accelerator provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to help high-potential growth-stage Nigerian businesses in the education industry unlock their full potential. The curriculum is based on a thorough analysis of each business’s unique needs and includes a range of modules that address key areas of growth and development.

The curriculum includes a deep dive into the business fundamentals, such as financial management, operations, and marketing, and provides guidance and resources to help participants improve their operations and scale their business. In addition, the curriculum includes specialized modules that focus on key areas of growth, such as technology, product development, and customer acquisition.

Participants will have access to experienced mentors and industry experts who will provide hands-on guidance and support throughout the program. The curriculum also includes regular check-ins and progress updates, and participants will have the opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs and industry leaders through networking events and other activities.

Overall, the ScaleUp Lab Education accelerator curriculum is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to take their business to the next level, and unlock their full potential in the education industry.

  • The Entrepreneur must be involved full-time in the
  • The business must be a growth-stage business in the education industry with records for 3+ years.
  • The business should have innovative products, services or business models that address a critical need in the education

To apply for the ScaleUp Lab Education accelerator, interested businesses should fill out the online application form.

Applications will be reviewed by our team, and a select group of applicants will be invited to participate in an interview process. Final selections will be made based on a combination of factors including the viability of the business, the potential for growth and scalability, and the commitment of the founders.

Who can Apply?

Entrepreneur/Owner-Managers of Growth-Stage businesses in the Education Sector in Nigeria can apply.

When can I apply?

Applications are open, and will close on Friday, June 2, 2023

How many entrepreneurs are you selecting per stream?

Each stream of the ScaleUp Lab Education Accelerator Program will admit a total of 10 participant-entrepreneurs.

Is there a fee to participate?

No, the program is free for admitted participants.

Will there be weekend classes?

No, there will not be weekend classes. The classes will hold during the week.

How do I know if my application is successful?

All applicants will receive an email whether they make either stage of the selection process or not. The email will let you know the status of your application.

Can I make changes to my application after submission?

Before submission, you are able to make changes to your application as needed. But after submission, you won’t be able to make any changes. After submission, you will need to fill a fresh application.

Can a member of my team take the program on my behalf?

No, you as the owner-manager are expected to attend the program yourself so your business gets the best out of the program.

Where should I send my enquiries?

You can send all enquiries via email to [email protected]. You will receive responses within 24 hours.


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