Meet Wale Ajisebutu and Nkiru Balonwu at the CFA’s Startups Hangout this Friday
The CFA Startups Hangout edition for October 2017 is slated for this coming Friday, October 20, 2017.
The CFA’s Startups Hangout is a strategic forum, where Startups meet to learn from successful Entrepreneurs who come over to speak to them about their successes and pitfalls they encountered on their way to success, as well as how they overcame challenges in their organisations.
Wale Ajisebutu, The Vice-Chairman, 21st Century Technologies, will be speaking at the event. He is a Chartered Accountant by training who ventured into the Telecommunications industry after a stint in trading. His company, 21st Century Technologies, was incorporated in in 1997 and began operations in 1999. Today, 21st Century Technologies has evolved into a major player in the Telecommunications industry.
Also to speak at the October edition of the CFA’s Startups Hangout, is Nkiru Balonwu, Managing Partner at RDF, a Consultancy that provides counsel to clients in the public and private sectors on strategic communication, organizational strategy and stakeholder engagement.
Nkiru is also the Founder of Bukkipa; a simple accounting mobile application designed for individuals and small businesses to aid effective cash flow management. She holds a Doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master’s and the first degree from University College London & University of Manchester, respectively.
The Bridge Clinic will be on the ground to make a brief presentation on health issues to the Attendee Startups as well as give them free blood pressure and glucose level tests. Our team appreciates this great gesture on the part of the management of The Bridge Clinic.
Past editions of the hangout had featured prominent successful Nigerian Entrepreneurs. These include Austin Okere, Founder, CWG, Banke Alawaye, Country Manager, Praekelt, Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, CEO, InfoGraphics, Afolabi Abiodun, CEO, SB Telecoms and Devices, Bolaji Finnih, CEO, TechPreneur Africa and Ommo Clark, CEO, iBez Solutions. Nadu Denloye, PhD, Co-Founder of Telnet and Director, CDNet, Deepankar Rustagi, the Co-founder, VConnect, Adeoye Abodunrin, ED,Xpos Technologies, Simeon Ononobi, Co-Founder, MyAdsGlobal, Helen Anatogu, CEOand Founder, iDea Nigeria, and Yele Okeremi Founder of Precise Financial Systems and others.
This edition of CFA’s Startups Hangout will be sponsored by TAMS and Remita. It will hold at the Adna Hotel, Ikeja GRA, Lagos. The event is free but registration is compulsory. Limited seats are available. Register here to get a seat.
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