Young Innovators of Nigeria (YIN)

Is a social impact organization with key emphases in IT innovations and research.YIN also emphasise on mobile technology businesses and emerging innovations with key focus on indigenous technology to foster national development.

Young Innovators of Nigeria (YIN)

Is a social impact organization with key emphases in IT innovations and research, mobile technology businesses, emerging technology in innovations with key focus on indigenous Technology to foster national development.
Our Mission
Bridging the skills and entrepreneurial gap among Nigerian youths in the area of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and relevant crafts towards enterprise development.
Our Vision
Develop indigenous technology applications that meet global standards for government, private sectors and individuals to meet local content quota.

Our Value
Dedication | Excellence
Creativity | Innovation | Loyalty



About Us

YIN is an NGO that started operations in 2013

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How We Started

Young Innovators of Nigeria, started as an in-house platform for identification of innovative startup solutions and individual innovators in the technology space. It started in 2013 during the mandatory national youth service year of the founder at the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). It was initially called the NITDA Knowledge Hub for Young Innovators.
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It was an initiative presented to the NITDA management by the founder, which was later adopted by the agency. The platform is registered as an NGO to serve as a networking bridge to onboard and support technoprenuers of Nigeria.
Programme

Partnerships And Initiatives

TED Series
TED Series is a quarterly event where stakeholders in the tech ecosystem engage in discussion on issues affecting the technology field and suggest solutions. The first event was held in Abuja on November 15, 2021 themed "Technology policy: a catalyst for sustainable job creation". Upcoming event is due in March 2022 at Asaba, Delta Nigeria.
DJANGO Girls
DJANGO Girls is a comprehensive 2 weeks intensive trainings for women, to encourage active partcipation in technology by developing their programming language skills entrepreneurship. This program includes special courses on the DJANGO Platform like, Python, HTML, JAVA, Android.
"NIINE" Nigerian Innovators & Incubators Network
Young Innovators of Nigeria and NIINE signed a partnership agreement in 2016, when the influx of foreign software solutions have overtaken the Nigerian market. We were poised to use our skills and resources to provide a tech center for coordinating and improving the percentage of skilled labor force in software development in Abuja.
Universities Programming Clubs
Young Innovators of Nigeria through its initiatives of championing research to link education and business formed the Nigerian knowledge triangle. YIN partnered with some Nigerian universities to conceive and initiate the “Unijos Programmers Club” in 2014.
nHUB Jos (Hack Jos Series)
Young Innovators of Nigeria as a platinum partner of nHUB Jos, played a pivotal role in hosting the 2016 edition of Hack Jos and Nasa Space App Context which brought together more than 300 developers from across the states and industry players.

Blue Sapphire E-Solutions (Hub) Kano
It is an IT focus training organization for women, children, and youth who are seeking to get acquainted with the tools of ICT or progress within the IT field. YIN provides hands-on courses that teach the skills and knowledge required for today’s evolving IT and business industries.
High-Tech Centre for Nigerian Women and Youth
As part of Young Innovators of Nigeria's objectives to drive female participation in IT and promote gender equality, YIN is collaborating with the High-tech Center for Nigerian Women and Youths for capacity-building programs for women and young people.
Annual YIN Girls Code Workshop
The Young Innovators Annual Girls Coding workshop is an intensive one-week training program that provides women with a strong foundation to build a career as computer programmers, IT Personnel and tech innovators.
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Board Of Advisors

Each member represents the spirit of the organisation: Progress driven, Committed,
and acutely aware of how limitless Young Innovators Nigeria's potential is to grow.

Management Team

Our Supporters and Partners

CONTACT US

Get In Touch

Contact Info

Nigeria

1230 Oka Akoko Close Off Lagos Str Garki 2,Abuja Nigeria.

Telephone

P: (+234) 8164430384

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 9:00AM-6:00PM