The Network of Incubators & Innovators in Nigeria (NINE) is an enterprise support organisation that supports hubs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and innovation driven businesses in Nigeria.  An impact driven platform set to increase the capacity of the community of Stakeholders whose day-to-day work is to guide Innovation and Innovative businesses to grow towards success.

A Development Organisation focused on resource/knowledge mobilization and providing a linkage platform for enterprise support organisations, start-ups, incubators, accelerators, innovation-driven organizations, international development agencies, Academia and start-up development driven individuals to gather knowledge for the growth and sustenance of their efforts in the building of technology, Innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups incubation in Nigeria.
The ecosystem builder and coordinator in Nigeria has within the last 3 years assisted in the setup of several innovation hubs across Nigeria and the capacity development of over 50 hub owners, managers across the country, as well as the upskilling of over 600 youths in the FCT, start-ups and entrepreneurs through our Technical and Vocational Education and Trainings (TVET), Pre-incubation programs using open innovation and design thinking. NINE developed an innovation-focused capacity building module tailored for the African innovation hub ecosystem in 2018.

Mission

Creating opportunities for stakeholders to thrive through knowledge management and capacity development activities, linkages and access to growth prospects

Vision

Build a Strategic connected platform to support the supporters of entrepreneurship, Innovation, technology and incubation towards a developed and vibrant entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem in Nigeria

Focus Areas

  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Capacity Development
  • Diaspora Technology Investing
  • Market Intelligence and Research
  • Product and Program Development
  • Impact Investment
  • Technology Expert Pool
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Gender
  • Youth Empowerment

Meet Our Team

Bankole Oloruntoba

Founder, Management Advisor

Ms. Mercy Olorunfemi

Business Operations,
Development & Programs Lead
NINe operates as a development platform set to increase the capacity of the community of Stakeholders whose day-to-day work is to guide Innovation and Innovative businesses to grow towards success.

Contact us

  • Box Office Hub, Discovery Mall, 215 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent Wuse II Abuja.
  • +2348061523680
  • programs@nine.org.ng