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Big dreams are built here

Colab is designed from the ground up to inspire creativity, innovation
and foster community

Our Space

Colab is designed from the ground up to inspire creativity and innovation and at the same time foster community. This is achieved by a mix of deliberate decor and space planning with the goal of increasing the surface area for interactions within each space. The end goal is a delightful ambience and an unrivalled sense of community.
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Community Centric Innovation

We've created an environment that allows your natural curiosity foster
learning, inspire creativity and innovation.

What we actually do.

Our Previous Work

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FBStart in Partnership with Facebook:

We helped Facebook Design and Pilot its revamped startup support programme FB Start. We worked hands-on with 20 startups to get their prototypes off the ground and equip them with the skills to manage their startups as they hit the acceleration phase.

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Women-only Technical Cohort in Partnership with the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub

A 4-month fellowship for women specially designed and administered physically and virtually by the Colab for Women community. On this programme, we upskilled 120 women in tracks including Digital Marketing, Web Design and Data Science. 

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Boost your Business with Facebook

As a training partner for Northwest Nigeria, We trained 1000 entrepreneurs on how to use the Facebook group of applications to grow their businesses.

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Project Sparrow with Lofty Inc and USAID

We are currently implementing Project Sparrow, a $1.4 million program focused on getting startups in the agritech space investment-ready.

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The Virtual Meetup Series with the African Technology Innovation Hubs Institute

We worked with Afrilabs to implement a gender-inclusive virtual meetup series on Investment Readiness for over 100 people.

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Startup Nigeria in Partnership with Ventures Platform and National Social Investment Program (NSIP)

We worked with Ventures Platform to help deliver a 3-Month Incubation Program designed to support innovative idea-staged companies across Nigeria with funding, mentorship and training. 

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Facebook Preincubation Programme in Partnership with Facebook

We designed, developed and delivered a 3-month programme for pre-startup/ideation stage businesses, to help them figure out their paths, and equip them with the necessary skills to get their businesses to ideas to prototype and beyond. We worked with 10 startups, having sorted through over a thousand that applied nationwide and four of those are still alive and cash-positive today.

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Building an Inclusive Digital Ecosystem in Kaduna in Partnership with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and DFS Labs

We have developed and are currently administering a program to harness the innovative potential of technology firms, developers, and startups to build modern solutions to the challenges put forward by the people of Kaduna state in the hopes of helping to catalyse an inclusive digital ecosystem in Kaduna state.

We are building
a tech ecosystem

Find your best self here. Discover the spark you need to pursue that idea,
and the support you need to see it through.
Get to Know Us

10K+

Customers Served

30+

Programmes

300+

Meetups held

20+

Partners

20+

Startups

4K+

Virtual Members