TECH EVENTS THIS WEEK: Hacktoberfest, Launched In Africa, Seedstars Lagos and More
Hi everyone. It’s a new week and as usual it is loaded with several tech events you may not want to miss. We at Technext, have curated a list of upcoming events that you might want to be part of. This compilation includes tech events coming up between October 15th and 20th, 2018.
African Women in Technology + Business
African Women in Technology and Business is an initiative birthed by Nectar Hub Software Company. Its objective is to support women in the technology and business sector in Africa to start, launch or improve their career within the Business and Technology space.
Become a part of something great! African Women in tech and Business invites you to her project launch on Thursday, October 18th! Are you female, a tech, business person or an enthusiast? This is for you and it's free! Register @ https://t.co/1Q7s64RpTV… pic.twitter.com/6WwQyZugFY
— RepostHub Nigeria (@ReposthubNg) October 8, 2018
Attendees of this event would get access to local and global funding opportunities, support from the community, training and mentorship. The programme is endorsed and hosted by the United States Consulate General, Lagos.
Apply here to attend.
Venue: United States Consulate General, Lagos.
Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Time: 12 pm
Hacktoberfest is all about encouraging meaningful contributions to the open source ecosystem. Brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with GitHub and Twilio, Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software. You do not need to be a developer or expert coder to participate in the Yabatech edition of this event.
— DSC Yabatech (@DSCYabatech) October 10, 2018
You could learn how to become an open source contributor, get a chance to work with others on your ideas, network and get refreshed.
Venue: Drafting Studio, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos.
Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018
Time: 11 am.
Seedstars World is coming to Lagos! The 10 best startups from Lagos will be invited to pitch their creative ideas in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of 2018. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits which includes a bootcamp and investors forum.
— CapitalSquare Lagos (@CapSqr) September 18, 2018
In addition to seeing the top startups talk about their ideas, attendees can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions and networking sessions.
Venue: 23 Agodogba Avenue, Parkview, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018
Time: 3 pm
‘Launched In Africa’ Gathering
The Launched In Africa Gathering is designed to bring local startups and creative communities together to network and collaborate.
Meet us in #portharcourt next week Saturday! We’re partnering with @KswfHub to host a meetup for #startups and creatives in Port Harcourt. Come to network, collaborate, and learn more about #LaunchedInAfrica, and #SMWLAGOS 2019. RSVP here: https://t.co/7vNGq9CR76 #tech #Africa pic.twitter.com/RT8bRBfBBL
— SocialMediaWeekLagos (@SMWLagos) October 12, 2018
Organized by SMW Lagos 2019, AfricaNXT in collaboration with Ken-Saro Wiwa Innovation Hub, the event is a platform for African-led early-stage startups to learn about more about #LaunchedInAfrica, SMW Lagos 2019, AfricaNXT and how they can get involved by showcasing products and services that are disrupting industries across the continent.
Venue: Ken Saro-Wiwa Innovation Hub, Port Harcourt, Rivers.
Date: Saturday, October 20th, 2018
Time: 12 pm.
You can apply here to attend.
dotnetConf Lagos 2018
This meetup is designed for .NET users and its a chance to learn, interact and get inspired for your next software project. Attendees will learn to build for web, mobile, desktop, games, services, libraries and several other platforms and devices all with .NET.
Thanks to our speakers @DaraOladapo .Net Professional & @ Ifeoma Okonji an Edtech Professional for the insightful presentation. @Microsoft @RevDeBug #meetups #lagos #Xamarin #Visualstudio pic.twitter.com/diodj6Qrov
— Tolulade Ademisoye (@Tolulade_ato) September 22, 2018
This conference is open to both beginners and professional developers with a wide selection of speakers from the community (InterSwitch, Alat by Wema, Microsoft /MVP) and .NET product teams. There will also be lots of demos on .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, C#, F#, Azure, Visual Studio, Xamarin and others.
Venue: VConnect Global Services Limited, Lagos Island, Lagos.
Date: Saturday, October 20th, 2018.
Time: 1 pm
Apply to attend here.
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