The Lagos Chapter of Founder Institute, the world’s premier pre-seed startup accelerator, is proud to announce its renewed partnership with Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL), one of the leading and most innovative law firms in Nigeria.
The partnership marks a continuation of an era for both organizations, as they aim to empower and support the startup ecosystem in Lagos, Nigeria.
OAL, renowned for its Sports, Entertainment, and Technology (SET) Practice Group, has built a formidable reputation for providing bespoke legal services to corporates, nonprofits, and the
The partnership with Founder Institute Lagos means that OAL will extend its cutting-edge legal services to the startups under Founder Institute’s program.
This move will undoubtedly provide the startups with a competitive edge, as they navigate the legal and regulatory landscape of Nigeria’s startup ecosystem.
With this partnership, founders of the Founder Institute Lagos community will have access to OAL’s extensive network of legal experts and advisors, who will guide them through various legal procedures and compliance requirements.
OAL will also be the law firm of choice for startups looking to scale their businesses, providing them with an array of legal services that cover fundraising, intellectual property protection, and contract drafting.
Speaking about the partnership, Ifedy Eze, the MD of Founder Institute Lagos, had this to say “At Founder Institute Lagos, we are dedicated to providing our startups with the resources and support they need to build and scale their businesses.
That’s why we have partnered with OAL, a leading law firm in Nigeria, to provide our startups with legal expertise and guidance as they navigate the complex legal and regulatory landscape of the Nigerian startup ecosystem.
This partnership gives our startups a competitive edge as they start and scale their businesses in Nigeria.”
Beverley Agbakoba, the Practice Lead of OAL’s SET Practice Division had this to say about the partnership “This collaboration brings together OAL’s esteemed legal expertise with Founder Institute’s renowned entrepreneurial training to provide startups with comprehensive support and resources for success.
With a shared commitment to fostering innovation and legal compliance, OAL and Founder Institute are poised to make a positive impact on the startup community.”
The partnership between Founder Institute and OAL continues to create a lifetime value pipeline of customers for OAL while providing startups with a reliable and trusted legal partner that will help them build and scale their businesses.
About Founder Institute
Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, its structured accelerator programs have helped over 5,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.5 billion in funding.
Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 90 countries, the accelerator’s mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.
Founder Institute has operated in Lagos for four years and its 100+ portfolio companies have gone on to build highly scalable startups that have created values for over 60,000 users with transactions worth over N337million and 180+ jobs created.
Through its rigorous and comprehensive training programs, Founder Institute has proven to be a formidable force in the startup ecosystem, and this partnership undoubtedly further cement its position as a leader in this space. To know more about Founder Institute, visit here.
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