How to start a business in Nigeria

How to start a business in Nigeria

How to start a business in Nigeria? When you consider starting a business in Nigeria, we provide helpful information. By doing so we stimulate entrepreneurship because we believe this is a key driver for development. Already thousands of Nigerian startup founders have made use of our platform and we hope you will follow.

The Academy of VC4A has therefore set up free online courses that will support and guide you on how to start a business in Nigeria. In 4 different parts, you will get answers to all sorts of questions you might have. Are you interested in starting a business in Nigeria?


VC4A provides you with the necessary tools and insights on how to start a small business in Nigeria. The main focus is on how to create a viable and profitable business with a solid business case. The academy provides 4 different courses with the following themes:

  1. Start your business
  2. Grow your business
  3. Finance your business
  4. Your legal business

From our start in 2007 until now we have helped Nigerian startup founders to succeed in the fast-developing Nigerian startup ecosystem. Look at our ventures in Nigeria to see which companies have already started.

Free business courses for startup founders

start a business online course

Start your business

The ‘Start your business’ course is aimed at founders who are in the phase of developing ideas and testing … More

Growing a business online course

Grow your business

The course on ‘Grow your business’ is for startup founders who are looking to scale their operations when t… More

Finance your business

The ‘Finance your business’ course is aimed at entrepreneurs who are looking to raise external capita… More

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Ideas to start up business in Nigeria

Are you thinking about starting up a business in Nigeria? VC4A Is there for you to support you in the development of those ideas into your own business. You will receive the latest theoretical insights, useful tools to download and expert advice from many of our African experts. In this process, we provide every entrepreneur with equal access to opportunity.

Start a business with our free online courses with certificates of completion

Our business courses contain the following elements:

  • Theoretical introductions to concepts focusing on the African context.
  • Video clips with experts sharing practical advice.
  • Quizzes to challenge you to apply what you have learnt.
  • Useful downloads such as documents and templates.

The VC4A Startup Academy wants to take your business in Nigeria to the next level. By the completion of all 4 courses, you will be granted with the VC4A certificate.