Luno, the main international cryptocurrency trade with over 10mn clients worldwide, has introduced its headline sponsorship for Season 9 of ‘The Subsequent Titan’, Nigeria’s foremost entrepreneurial actuality TV present. To launch the brand new partnership, the primary 5,000 candidates for the present’s new collection will obtain $5 in Bitcoin, redeemable through the Luno app on Android and iOS. Candidates should be between the ages of 21 – 40, and registrations shut on Sunday, thirty first July 2022.
Aired on DStv, The Subsequent Titan brings collectively Nigeria’s most formidable founders to battle it out via a collection of entrepreneurial challenges and elimination rounds. This will probably be held over 10 weeks below the steerage of the nation’s main enterprise figures and the profitable contestant will safe a grand prize of ₦20,000,000 (USD $47,000) to assist their new or current enterprise concept. Runners-up will probably be awarded ₦5,000,000 (USD $11,750).
Talking on the launch of the partnership, Owen Odia, Nation Supervisor for Nigeria at Luno, says, “Since launching in Nigeria seven years in the past, we’ve prided ourselves on empowering tens of millions of individuals to soundly discover the potential of a brand new and upgraded monetary system. Via our new partnership with The Subsequent Titan, we have now a singular alternative to increase this mission by supporting a few of Nigeria’s most modern minds as they unlock a completely new vary of prospects for individuals throughout the nation.”
“Over the past eight years, The Subsequent Titan impressed the entrepreneurial spirit of younger individuals all through Nigeria and has undoubtedly been one of many main enterprise actuality TV reveals. With this in thoughts, we’re particularly proud to assist their drive to seek out the following technology of elite enterprise leaders who can proceed to push Nigeria ahead.”
Launched in 2013, Luno’s services make it protected and simple to purchase, retailer and study cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. To-date, the trade has enabled over $52bn of crypto to be safely transacted and its clients have saved in extra of $1bn.
Mide Akinlaja, Govt Producer of The Subsequent Titan, provides “Luno’s partnership with The Subsequent Titan is because of each events’ shared curiosity of empowering entrepreneurship amongst Nigerian youths via figuring out one of the best enterprise minds and offering them with the required assist that might propel them into profitable enterprise personalities.”
“This partnership is a step in the precise course as Luno is working to make crypto simply accessible to everybody most particularly younger enterprise house owners thereby empowering them to be recreation changers of their companies.”
“The Luno and The Subsequent Titan partnership will equip the younger enterprise house owners with a thoughts shift to be modern to the unprecedented change and transformation in international fee programs as they revolutionize the way in which enterprise is completed internationally.”
Because the begin of 2022, Luno has constructed on its spectacular traction to-date and broke previous its 10mn buyer milestone in April. Over 55% of its new clients are primarily based in Africa. This adopted its launch in March 2022 of Luno Expeditions – its international, early-stage funding arm supporting one of the best fintech and crypto/web3 founders.