04 May Attend Founders Conference this month!
Founders Conference is one of the largest gatherings of technology startup founders, innovative business owners and aspiring creative entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The first edition of it drew about 300 tech startup founders, developers, investors and other tech space players. It was a huge success.
This year, we will:
Host 1,200 selected innovative and scalable tech start-up founders
Hold a number of pitch sessions
Adopt ten participating start-ups into our Venture Acceleration Programme
Provide valuable networking and collaboration opportunities for participants.
DATE: Thursday, May 11, 2017 (8:00AM-4:00 PM)
VENUE: Sheba Centre, Beside FCMB, Mobolaji-Bank-Anthony, Maryland, Lagos
EVENT WEBSITE: www.foundersconferenceng.com
MEDIA PARTNERS- Punch Newspapers, Techpoint.ng, Vanguard Newspaper, The Cable News and Channels TV
About 1,200 founders will attend this year’s conference
Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation- Faad Durosinmi-Etti
Akin Oyebode- Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund
Bassey Eyo- Founder/CEO, Payporte
Maria Keshinro- CEO, Uber Nigeria
Lola Masha- CEO, OLX, Nigeria
Fikayo Ogundipe- Founder, Tolet.com.ng
Bunmi Jembola- CEO, Venture Starter Nigeria
John Obidi- Founder, SmartBCamp
Godwin Benson- Founder, Tuteria.com
Oluyomi Ojo- Founder, Printivo.com, and Urbanbaze
- Two Keynote addresses
- Four Specialised sessions
- Two Interview panel Sessions
- The unveiling of category selections for The Most Innovative Tech Startups in Africa. Grand Finale to be scheduled for African Startup Festival; September 2017. The categories include:
- Environment and earth sustenance
- Social Innovation and Justice
- Education Innovation
- Gaming Innovation
- The Most Innovative African Startup 2017
- 30 founders will pitch their business ideas
- Twenty ideas will be selected for our three months Venture Incubation Program (VIP) post event.
- We will actively seek funding for the ventures so created through our Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) post event.
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[Culled from Eventbrite]