Tech Events in Africa: Wennochat September, eCommerce Summit, The Future of Money and More


It’s a new week and another opportunity to meet up with like-minded people, learn new insights and become better in your chosen field. We at TechNext have curated a list of events for this week that could be game changing for you. These events fall between Monday, September 16, and Saturday, September 21, 2019.

eCommerce Summit

The first e‑commerce summit in Egypt, the event is aimed at driving the growth of e‑commerce in Egypt and the MENA region. It will stir up the conversation on the potential of selling online and raise awareness on the inner workings of e‑commerce.

The event also offers a unique chance for top-tier players to network with different service providers and industry leaders.

Venue: Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel, Cairo.

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

You can click here to be a part of it.

Startup Pitch Bootcamp

Open to entrepreneurs with an idea for a startup, this intensive workshop wants to help you improve your pitching skills and understand the components of a great pitch.

Pitching is necessary to scale, as startups need to communicate to potential investors, customers. So this event wants to help you know if your pitch is good enough and some mistakes to avoid while pitching.

Venue: Mediterranean School of Business, Tunis, Tunisia.

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

Wennochat September Edition

A monthly ecosystem engagement platform, Wennochat brings together entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, developers and other ecosystem stakeholders to network and discuss key issues affecting the business and technology innovation industry in Nigeria.

This month, the meetup is themed “Investment opportunities available through the stock market” and will feature Mr. Kayode Ogun, the Branch Manager (Ibadan) Nigeria Stock Exchange.

Venue: Wennovation Hub, Ibadan.

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Time: 3 pm.

You can be a part of it here.

R-Ladies Lagos Launch

Organised by the African Women in Technology and Business, this launch brings together all members of the R-ladies in Lagos.

R is a programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Newbies are also welcome as there will be intensive training on a beginners guide to R programming language.

Venue: NG Hub From Facebook, Yaba, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019.

Time: 9 am.

BLOCKCHAIN: The Future of Money

There has been so much hype over blockchain technology and cryptocurrency over the last few years. People are beginning to see this technology in a new light with the realisation that it could be one of the greatest inventions in modern times.

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This event is a University based tour that is aimed at educating students on blockchain and cryptocurrency. And this edition of the event will be for the students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).

Venue: The Hall, LAUTECH, Oyo State.

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019.

Time: 11 am.

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