Our Top Tech Events This Week: Financial Literacy for Techpreneurs, African Women Global Technology Initiative and more

This beautiful Monday morning ushers in an interesting week of events in the Nigerian tech space. And for your convenience, we at Technext have compiled a list of the key events coming up between June 24 – 29, 2019. Let’s dive right in

Let’s Make and Code Hardware

A meetup for developers and enthusiasts, Let’s Make and Code Hardware will enable attendees share hacks and developments in the hardware, electronics and IoT scene. The meetup will also promote engineering while building a community of like minds.


Open to both professionals and enthusiasts alike, the meetup would feature talks on electronics, embedded system, radio communications, internet of things and several others.

Venue: NG Hub by Facebook, Yaba.

Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019.

Time: 11 am.

Interested participants can click here to register.

African Women Global Technology Initiative

Formed to close the gender gap in science and technology, the African Women Global Technology Initiative is a two-part tech meet-up series scheduled to kick off in Nigeria and subsequently in New York.

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Women in Tech.

The event is geared towards increasing the number of women pursuing careers in technology by helping them to nurture their interests. This first event in Nigeria will feature speakers from prominent tech companies and NGOs.

Venue: Vivian Fowler Memorial College For Girls, Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Friday, June 28, 2019.

Time: 10 am.

Epic Hour: June Edition

An event for the Lagos tech community to learn and network, Epic Hour brings individuals with specific knowledge of the industry to speak to participants.

And for this June edition, Epic Hour is bringing Shola Akinlade, CEO/Co-founder of Paystack. He will be speaking on the topic “Building a High Growth Startup: The Paystack Story”.

Venue: Hub One, Yaba, Lagos.

Date: Friday, June 28, 2019

Time: 5 pm.

Financial Literacy for Techpreneurs

The foundation of any successful small business is selling a product or service for profit. There are many ways to make extra cash if you have the financial knowledge to do so. Leveraging its network of founders/entrepreneurs and corporate partners, this edition of the Ingressive Ecosystem Hangout wants to give entrepreneurs a higher level of financial acumen that will help them make more money.

This month, Rolayo Akhigbe, the founder of High Impact and the Divisional Head, Transactional Services, at FCMB will speak at the event themed “Financial Literacy for Techpreneurs”.

Venue: Hub One, Yaba, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Time: 12 pm.

Fail Forward 2.0

Currently in its second edition, Fail Forward event is a platform for start-up founders to share their failure-to-success stories and inspire other startup entrepreneurs in the tech ecosystem to learn from their experiences and build successful brands.

This edition will feature prominent entrepreneurs like Sheriff Shittu, Founder and CEO, GetDev.co, Onyeka Akumah, Founder and CEO FarmCrowdy, Femi Iromini, Cofounder & CEO of Turbo.

Venue: GoDo.ng, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Time: 12 pm.

Attendees can click here to register.

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