Ebay Billionaire invests in Nigeriaโ€™s first open living lab

Pierre Omidyar
Pierre Omidyar
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eBay Billionaire, Pierre Omidyarโ€™s Omidyar Network has awarded a $200,000 grant to fund the Co-Creation Hub. The hub is Nigeriaโ€™s first open living lab and pre-incubation space. Also, CO-Creation Hub received a $45,000 grant from the Indigo Trust, a unit of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts of the U.K.

According to a press release, the Co-creation Hubย is aย โ€œnon-profit, social enterprise centered around a shared workspace. Stakeholders from multiple walks of Nigerian life come together to collaboratively create tech-based solutions. The goal is to address social challenges facing the Nigerian society.โ€ย 

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