African Women In Technology, Lagos Innovates Knowledge Series and Other Tech Events This Week

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Ready to get your gears running this week? Well, Technext has collated a list of tech events you might want to be part of this week. These events come up between Monday, 25th March and Sunday, 31st March.

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative Launching

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative was established by the Jack Ma Foundation. The prize is aimed at supporting and inspiring the next generation of African entrepreneurs across all sectors, who are building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future.

The regional launching of the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative will be organised by the Network of Incubators and Innovators in Nigeria (NIIN). The prize will be hosting a pitch competition across Africa culminating in a finale where ten finalists will compete for US$1 million in total prize money over the next 10 years.

Venue: Zone Tech Park, Gbagada, Lagos.

Date: Wednesday, 27 March, 2019.

Time: 12 pm

You can click here to attend.

Lagos Innovates Knowledge Series: Pitch Practice

Crucial to the survival of every startup is the ability to sell itself to customers, investors, even potential clients. The act of doing this is called pitching. This Knowledge Series session would help startups learn how to make good pitches and the techniques to be used for effective pitching.

Speakers at this events would include Yele Badamosi, Director of Binance Labs and Lamide Akintobi, an award winning journalist and television personality.

Venue: Workstation, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Date: Thursday, 28 March, 2019.

Time: 5 pm.

You can click here to attend.

African Women in Tech

The African Women in Tech (West Africa Conference) is organised to provide attendees with a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops, information and discussions about education, entrepreneurship, careers in tech, and how to pursue them.

Asides this, attendees would also get to network with other attendees in various aspects and careers in technology.

Venue: Zone Tech Park, Gbagada, Lagos.

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

Time: 8 am.

You can click here to be a part of it.

Wema Hackaholics

Hackaholics is a radical gathering of developers, web designers and creative thinkers organised by Wema Bank. It aims at building products and developing solutions to improve financial services and other sectors of Nigerian life.

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Innovations are to solve problems in personal finance, big data, retail banking and mobile payments. They would also tackle risk management, currency and stock trading, investment, regulatory compliance as well as health and the environment. Winning solution gets $10,000 prize.

Venue: Ilupeju, Lagos.

Date: Friday, 29 – Sunday, 31 March, 2019.

Time: 10 am

You can click here to be a part of it.


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