Founder of Startup Arewa Mohammed Ibrahim Jega appointed as a director at the Founder Institute

The founder Institute has appointed Founder of Startup Arewa, Mohammed Ibrahim Jega as one of the directors to manage the affairs of the Abuja Chapter of the body. This appointment was made during the official launch of the Founder Institute Abuja chapter.

The Founder Institute is a Silicon-Valley based program that has chapters in over 185 cities worldwide. The Founder Institute is the world’s premier pre-seed startup accelerator. The institute was founded to help tech startups get traction and funding with a support network of startup experts.

Since 2009, the Founder Institute has helped over 4,000 Alumni raise over $900M funding, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur.

At the launch of the Abuja chapter, the Regional Director, Founder Institute, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr., said that

Startups in Abuja now have the unique opportunity of joining other startups in various other cities across the globe benefit from FI’s hard-core, time tested curriculum and global network

Other Directors appointed at the event include Abdulrazaq Ahmed (Founder, Work and connect Hub), Christian Ndubisi. (Co-founder, 42 NG), and Fisayo Olabisi (CEO, Tukio Konsults).