Tech Events in Africa: Ingressive Ecosystem Hangout, SA Innovation Summit, Lagos Blockchain Conference and Others
Good Morning everyone! Did you know that a meetup/conference/summit could offer you opportunities to learn something new, network with new people, and connect with future business partners, investors?
These are some of the perks of getting into this list we have compiled of the most important tech events coming up around you. These event come up between September 9 – 14, 2019.
Built to Last in Africa – Our Logistical Nightmare
This edition of the Ingressive Ecosystem Hangout will be addressing the transportation of value to the end-user from a business. The event will focus on discovering innovative ways to move products/services, money, and human capital to consumers and the regulations that guide the movement.
The event will also include “Deal Day”, and industry leaders/ecosystem partners in logistics will be in attendance to discuss ways to collaborate with entrepreneurs and offer deep discounts on services.
Venue: Access Bank Head Office, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 6 pm.
SA Innovation Summit
This summit will bring together the best of South African and African innovators to showcase their talents, innovations and ideas. There will be pitching session for startups to come up with solutions that have positive social and economic impact. And, of course, businesses will get to network for possible partnerships.
Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa.
Date: Wednesday 11 – Friday 13, September, 2019.
Nigeria Com brings together leaders in the digital space who want to bring low cost broadband connectivity and new digital services to the people and businesses of Nigeria.
The two day conference gets to the heart of how infrastructure and software developments, across the various sectors will lead to economic development and social empowerment in Nigeria.
Venue: Oriental Hotels, Lekki, Lagos.
Date: Wednesday 11 – Thursday 12, September 2019.
You can click here to attend.
Demo Day: Land Accelerator 2019
A startup bootcamp for entrepreneurs in sustainable agriculture and forestry, the Land Accelerator 2019 will feature startups who will make brief pitches about their companies and will be available to answer questions.
These startups – 14 were chosen from 335 applications across 8 countries – will all be pitching for the first position. Startups that graduated in December have raised capital and scaled their ventures.
Venue: iHub, Nairobi Kenya.
Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019.
Time: 3 pm (WAT).
The Security Demo Conference
An event for entrepreneurs, regulatory agencies, civil society organisations and developers, the Security Demo is Co-Creation Hub’s first cybersecurity conference. The event is aimed at highlighting the need for businesses, civil societies and government institutions to treat security as a priority.
It will feature a live cyber-attack demo by hackers, who will be showcasing trending attacks like Business Email Compromise, Advanced Phishing Techniques, Ransomware, Bypassing 2-Step Verification on Payment Platforms, and a host of other demonstrations. It will also feature panel discussions and talks at the intersection of digital security, business, data, and policy.
Venue: NG Hub From Facebook, Yaba, Lagos.
Date: Friday, September 13, 2019.
Time: 9 am.
You can click here to attend.
The Lagos Blockchain Conference (LBC)
The Lagos Blockchain Conference (LBC) is geared at bringing Lagos up to speed with the decentralized world of blockchain technology. With an aim to tap into the thriving global network, the event is for blockchain enthusiasts.
It will focus on key areas of the decentralised economy including digital currency, interoperability, DAG and advertising on the Mas-chains.
Venue: Lateef Jakande Road, Ikeja, Lagos.
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019.
Time: 12 pm.
You can click here to register.
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