Zone Tech Park, Nigeria’s largest tech hub and venture builder for tech startups is set to be unveiled today, 1st August 2018, in Lagos.
Located in Gbagada, Lagos, the hub was built with a focus on education, job creation, venture building, and strategic enterprise support and is designed to change the face of technology, business, and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
The hub was founded by serial entrepreneur and CEO of The Workforce Group, Bolaji Olagunju and leading VC investor, Toro Orero was appointed as CEO.
Zone Tech Park was established with the massive transformative purpose of changing status quo and helping individuals and businesses in Nigeria and ultimately Africa realize their full potential through Education, Venture building and Strategic Enterprise support. –Bolaji Olagunju (Founder, Workforce Group)
The hub is said to be different from other tech hubs in Nigeria in many ways including its team of experienced in-house engineering team of 20+ software developers and designers.
The hub is also expected to provide startups with corporate partnerships, advisory services, great working space and access to finance with different accelerator programmes –all to stimulate startups innovation and achieve her mission of “transforming great ideas into great products and ultimately, great companies.”
We are not another co-working space, we build companies. With the wealth of corporate clientele at our disposal, we have hit the ground running and are already building world-class products and hosting great startups. –Toro Orero (CEO, Zone Tech Park)
At the official unveiling today, there will be an interactive session on “Engineering traction and building sustainable markets” with a group of thought leaders, business leaders, industry experts and the media.
Attendees would also be treated to a facility tour and unveiling of their world-class products which includes – Peerless, a learning management system; and Outwork, a staff on-demand solution.
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Over the last decade, startups have helped to pioneer new innovative ideas quickly and efficiently and it is good to see a tech hub like Zone Tech Park leading the way by providing an enabling environment for tech to thrive. It would be cool to see what set of innovations comes out of the hub.