Looking For Funding For Your Startup or Idea? Apply Now

International Breweries is offering existing startups or those still in the idea phase the opportunity to get access to funding and mentors to grow their business.


International Breweries foundation “Kickstart” is aimed at creating a culture of entrepreneurship in young people by: enhancing participants’ business awareness and skills through training.


Kickstart initiative will provide grants as start-up capital for new businesses or to support expansion of existing businesses while also providing post investment support through coaching and mentoring.

Kickstart initiative by International Breweries foundation has been impacting life and helping startups scale and also helping entrepreneurs bring their idea to life for the past three years in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Tanzania and now Nigeria.

How To Apply

In order to participate in the kickstart program, applicants are required to meet the following requirements:

I. They must be from 18 years to 35 years.

II. They must be able to communicate in English language (read, write and speak).

III. They must reside in and have their business operations in Nigeria

IV. Their business must be within the following areas

Circular Packaging (e.g. recycling)     
Climate Action
Water Stewardship

V. For existing business, their business must not be more than 3 years.