Tech Events this Week: The State of Crowdfunding in Africa Webinar and Others

Hi guys, trust you had a pleasant weekend. To help jump-start the new week we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between February 8 – 13, 2021.

On Wednesday, Connected Places Catapult in partnership with Afrilabs would be hosting a webinar themed ‘City Hublinks’.

During the webinar, the network will share insights on how to promote urban innovation to tackle city challenges.

The virtual event will host hubs from across the African tech space including Lake Hub, Innovate Durban and several others

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM
Duration: 1hr 30 mins

You can register for the Webinar here.

The State of Crowdfunding in Africa

This week, the African Development Bank Group will be hosting a webinar to discuss the state of crowdfunding in Africa.

During the webinar, industry experts will be looking into the field of resource mobilization with the focus on crowdfunding. There will also be a discussion surrounding the current state of crowdfunding on the continent

Tech Events this Week: The State of Crowdfunding in Africa Webinar and Others

The event will host the CEO of RemitFund, Grace Camara amongst others.

Date: Friday, February 12, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM
Duration: 1hr

You can register for the Webinar here.

Sustainable Business Model: The Role of Digital Technology

On Thursday, Greenwich Registrars & Data Solutions will be hosting a webinar on the role of digital technology in facilitating a sustainable business model.

The event will include an interactive session where Industry experts will share insights and spark impactful conversations on the novel techniques required to transform business visions, models & investments for the future digital economy

Tech Events this Week: The State of Crowdfunding in Africa Webinar and Others

Speakers at the online event include Gbenga Agboola, Founder and CEO of Flutterwave; Stanley Jacob, Director of Account Management at Mastercard West Africa amongst others

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM

You can register for the Webinar here.

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Structured ICT Market and Digital Economy Webinar

This week, the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be hosting a webinar themed – Nigeria- India Partnership Towards a Structured ICT Market and Digital Economy.

Tech Events this Week: The State of Crowdfunding in Africa Webinar and Others

The event will host dignitaries like Dr. Isa Pantami, Honorable Minister of communication and Digital Economy; Alh. Kashifu Inuwa, Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), amongst others.

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 1hr

You can register for the Webinar here.

Covid-19 Vaccines Access

On Thursday, Africa CEO Forum in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC) will be hosting a webinar on the participation of the private sector in Covid-19 vaccines access on the continent.

Around 1.5bn vaccine doses will be needed for Africa to reach its herd COVID-19 immunity threshold. About $10bn with additional costs of 20 to 30% for vaccination programme delivery will be needed for securing access to vaccine doses, distributing and delivering them.

For the vaccination process to be successful, the private sector will have to play a major role. The upcoming ACF webinar was organised to discuss how the private sector can help.

The event will host Kuseni Dlamini, Chairman, Aspen Pharma; Mary-Jean Moyo, Reginal Industry Director IFC amongst others.

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM
Duration: 1hr 15 mins

You can register for the Webinar here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a great week ahead!


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