ARM Labs Innovation Program is an incubator program by ARM to support the startup ecosystem. It usually commences with a call for application to attract high quality founders building amazing products.
The program lasts for seven(7) weeks and during this period, founders participate in roundtables, meet business leaders within ARM and share ideas, there are also mentorship sessions and startups are prepared for demo day as well as sessions that will enable them to get more funding
What Happens At ARM Labs Innovation Program
During the 7 weeks, we work intensively with each startup virtually; primarily on product, market, and team to get them in the best shape possible. We will provide them with access to the ARM network, deals from select partners, and carefully selected mentors from the fintech industry who will provide hands-on support and valuable introductions.
Key Areas Of Interest Are
We have particular interests in seeing ventures within the Fintech and Diaspora sub-sectors, as well as those offering consumers one-stop-shop solutions. Solutions helping the African diaspora access local services for themselves and their families are also of interest. Beyond Fintech, we are looking for Enterprise Software solutions that solve complex and costly problems.
Why You Should Apply
Access To Funding
Direct equity funding for the selected startups worth $50,000 each in equity.
Accepted startups enjoy hands-on mentorship from leaders in the FinTech sector.
Provision of Office workspace for the selected startups (workspace can sit up to 5 people per startup)
Access To Investors
Startups will get introduced to a network of investors at the end of the program for possible follow-on investments.
Access To The Program’s Alumni
Startups get to meet previous cohort founders and learn from their experience firsthand.