Tech Events this Week: BSidesLagos Cyber Security Conference, 16th CFA Hangout, WEFUNDPRO 2018 and More

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It’s a new week and as usual, it is loaded with a number of events you wouldn’t want to miss. We, at Technext, have curated a list of upcoming tech events that you might want to be a part of.

This list includes tech events coming up between August 27th and September 1st, 2018.


WEFUNDPRO 2018 is an event for SMEs, entrepreneurs, investors, and individuals with interests in starting up a business by helping them discover and kick-start those creative ideas. At the event, startups would get to network and connect with investors, successful entrepreneurs for mentorship opportunities. Entrepreneurs and startups with a problem of funding would get the opportunity to join the WEFUNDPRO Funding Platform and pitch their ideas for financial support and sponsorship.

Venue: EKO Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Date: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 and Saturday, September 1st, 2018.

Time: 9 am.

You can click here to register.

16th CFA’s Startups Hangout

Themed ” Converting your Creativity to Profit” the CFA’s Startups Hangout is an informal brought to you by Each session enables startups to connect with successful entrepreneurs and top executives with a lot of industry experience. This particular edition of the CFA’s Startups Hangout will focus on tips and strategies to turn your creativity into profit. The speakers for this hangout are Ojoma Ochai, Director, Arts, West Africa at the British Council; and Obi Asika, Founder, Dragon Africa.

Venue:, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Friday, 31st August 2018.

Time: 5 pm.

You can click here to register.

Your Excellency Game Launch

An adventure civic mobile game which is a learning tool for young people on governance, “Your Excellency” is used to address governors and make a statement on aspiring for excellence in governance. It will allow players to run for electoral offices and contribute to the society. The game is set for launch and is produced by Youth Alive Foundation with support from USAID Innovation Spread the Word Fund (ISWF).

Venue: Travel Inn, Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018.

Time: 2 pm.

BSides Lagos Cyber Security Conference

BSides Lagos is a regional security conference and this is the 3rd edition of the event. The epoch-making event is set to contribute a lot to the security space in Nigeria with a dream team of cybersecurity researchers who will present amazing papers in cybersecurity on the day of the conference. BSidesLagos operates under the umbrella principles of Security B-Sides a large community project within the information security. The fee is #10,000 Naira only.

Venue: Redwood Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Date: Friday, August 31st, 2018.

Time: 8 am.

You can click here to register.

WennoChat – August Edition

A monthly ecosystem engagement platform that is designed to bring together entrepreneurs, business executives, students, developers, freelancers and other key ecosystem stakeholders to learn, network, share knowledge and experience around key issues affecting the Business and Technology Innovation Ecosystem in Nigeria. This edition’s discussion would be “What’s the Big Deal About Blockchain?“, and it would help highlight what blockchain entails, its use, the consensus of its network and how entrepreneurs and businesses can tap into this technology to effectively run their affairs.

Venue: Wennovation Hub, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018.

Time: 3 pm.

You can click here to register.

Aba Entrepreneurs Hangout

The Aba entrepreneurs hangout is a platform for startups to come together, meet, learn, connect and advertise their brand. Attending entrepreneurs would get to meet Aba-based influencers, bloggers, photographers, content creators, vloggers, fashion designers, and several others.

Venue: Jevinik Restaurant, Aba, Abia.

Date: Saturday, September 1st, 2018.

Time: 3 pm.

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