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.
Are you interested in meeting Nigeria’s best talent and businesses that focus on technology? Then you don’t want to miss being at the Techfest!
Who says Tech can’t be fun? RT and Register now 👉 https://t.co/EkwBSdEBde #SparkYourCuriosity #TechFest2018 pic.twitter.com/RDZFKZ1rvV
— TechFestng (@techfestng) May 2, 2018
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.
— TechFestng (@techfestng) April 28, 2018
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.
West Africa Consulting Leader @DigitalYemiSaka speaking at the #TechFest press conference. @DeloitteNigeria is a Partner at the Technology Festival taking place 15-16 May #SparkYourCuriosity @DiamondBank @techfestng pic.twitter.com/48CSXKpT3c
— Deloitte Nigeria (@DeloitteNigeria) April 12, 2018
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.
This morning, we joined @DiamondBankNG & @MTNNG live @THEBEAT999FM on the #MorningRush to discuss #Techfest 2018 with @olisaadibua and @mariaokan. Registration is now open…hit up https://t.co/5tVNiojnaU to register straight up! #Techfestng #SparkYourCuriosity #Interswitch pic.twitter.com/eLXGFpuEFX
— Interswitch Group (@InterswitchGRP) April 25, 2018
The event is scheduled to hold on May 15 and 16, 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria.
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