Business Pitch Brief


Fountain University, Osogbo, is excited to invite startups to participate in its upcoming business pitch competition during our 13th convocation ceremony. This competition aims to provide a platform for innovative startups to showcase their ideas, receive valuable feedback, and compete for exciting prizes.

To be eligible to participate, your startup must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a clear and concise business model.
  • Be in the pre-seed, or seed stage.
  • Have a demonstrably innovative product or service.
  • Have a strong team with a passion for success.

If your startup meets these criteria, please complete the following application form :

Selection Criteria

Startups will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation: Does your startup offer a truly innovative product or service?
  • Market Potential: Does your startup address a significant market opportunity?
  • Business Model: Is your business model sound and sustainable?
  • Team: Does your team have the experience and expertise to execute your vision?
  • Presentation: Is your pitch clear, concise, and engaging?


Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Semifinalists Announced: Monday, January 8, 2024

Pitching Event: Tuesday, January 8, 2024

Winners Announced: Tuesday, January 8, 2024


  • 1st Place: 150,000 naira
  • 2nd Place: 100,000 naira
  • 3rd Place: 50,000 naira

Additional prizes may also be awarded.

By submitting this application, you are confirming that you have read and agreed to the official rules of the competition.

We encourage you to submit your application early, and we wish you the best of luck!

Please note:

  • All information submitted will be kept confidential.
  • We will only contact you if you are selected as a semifinalist.
  • We reserve the right to modify the application process or competition timeline at any time.

For Enquiries:

Prof. Oyegoke Lalude (

Taoheed Alimi (

Thank you for your interest in the Fountain University Business Pitch Competition!

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