Founders of Nigerian digital content distribution platform, Publiseer, have been announced as part of the newest cohort of Halcyon Incubator Fellows in Washington, D.C. Chidi Nwaogu and his twin brother, Chika Nwaogu, joins the Cohort 11 Halcyon Incubator Fellows, being one of the eight of the most exciting and promising social enterprises from around the world, tackling 21st-century challenges in education, healthcare, finance, and the arts.
Publiseer is a digital publisher for African creatives, allowing independent African writers, musicians, and filmmakers to distribute, protect, promote, and monetize their creative works. Co-founders and twin brothers, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, started Publiseer to solve their own challenges as creators trying to get their work produced and published. Entrepreneurs in the new cohort are founders of Civic Suds, Doctory, Inobi, Kaaro Health, MiBolsillo, No Limit Generation, and OxiWear.
The Halcyon Incubator is committed to solving 21st-century challenges throughout the nation and the world. By helping social entrepreneurs transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, the Halcyon Incubator acts as a catalyst for measurable social outcomes. It’s perhaps the most immersive incubator in the world that focuses on both social impact and profit.
During this 18-month fellowship, a diverse cohort of fellows receives free residency and workspace, mentorship and leadership coaching, robust support from business consultants, and a living stipend to develop their entrepreneurial vision into reality. Sponsors and partners of the Fellowship include Amazon Web Services, Arnold & Porter, Bracewell LLP, Bush Foundation, Capital One, Daikin, Deloitte, The HR Sage, and S&R Foundation.