Diamond Bank Partners With Major Tech Players to Launch TechFest

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Diamond Bank is partnering with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM to the first edition of TechFest. The event is  designed to connect entrepreneurs to investors and venture capitalists and also encourage collaboration, and partnerships.

TechFest, according to the organizers of the event, is an open invitation to anyone who wants to explore, debate and celebrate homegrown startups who are using technology to change the narrative.

Uzoma Dozie, Diamond Bank’s Chief Executive Officer said the TechFest platform will encourage their customers get the best of technology and partners  to run better businesses. He said diamond bank is of the opinion that you cannot do everything on your own, you need to collaborate if you are going to win and be the best at what you do.

The Country Director of Visa, Emezino Afiegbe, speaking at TechFest unveiling said Visa will provide support to retail customers and consumers to make payment seamless, secure and as quick as possible.

Deloitte and Touche was represented at the unveiling by Mr. Yemi Saka. He said business advisory is a key aspect of the entire value chain of any entrepreneurial venture. So, they are bringing to the table, a global perspective, innovation and exponential technologies as they seek to engage with a wider ecosystem.

Representative from Interswitch, Mr. Tomi Ogunlesi, also speaking at the unveiling said,

I call it TechFest 2018, because we believe the conversation will be sustained. Essentially for us at Interswitch; it is about curiosity, collaboration and co-creation.

The event is scheduled to hold on  May 15 and 16, 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria.

 


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