Tech Events this Week: Cashless Africa, Deloitte’s Black in Tech Summit and Others

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Hi guys, trust you had an enjoyable weekend. To help start the new week on a great note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between April 12 – 17, 2021.

Cashless Africa Webinar

This Thursday, CIO East Africa and Global Voice Group will be hosting a webinar to explore Africa’s race towards a cashless society, through the eyes of public and private sector actors across the continent.

Themed, “The Race Towards Cashless Africa” the session will bring together industry experts to analyze the growth of the mobile money ecosystem and the irruption of the digital money pioneers who are strongly minimizing the role of cash.

They will also discuss the challenges, opportunities and outlook of digital money in the continent while sharing their different experiences.

The event will host Bernard Ewah, DD, e-Government Development and Regulation NITDA and Andrew Mutua, Founder, CEO Pesakit amongst others.

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM

You can register for the Webinar here.

Fintech Social Meetup and Launch of Census Mapping

On Friday, The Fintech Association of Nigeria in EY Africa will be launching the Fintech Census Mapping.

https://twitter.com/fintechngr/status/1377189925557313537

Later in the day, it will be hosting a social meetup tagged The making of Indigenous Fintech Unicorns.

The event will host Mr Gbenga Agboola, CEO Flutterwave and Mr Musa Itokpa Jimoh, Director of Payment Systems CBN amongst others.

Date: Friday, April 16, 2021

Mapping launch
Time: 10:00 AM
You can register for the launch here.

Social Meetup
Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Africa Fintech Foundry Rooftop

https://technext.ng/2021/04/05/seed-investment-into-african-startups-increased-to-22-in-2020-but-value-of-equity-dropped/

Black in Tech Summit

This week, Capital Factory will be finally hosting its 3rd Annual Black In Tech Summit. This year it will be focusing on increasing diversity in the tech community and making the coworking space an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and identities.

Tech Events this Week: Cashless Africa, Deloitte's Black in Tech Summit and Others

The event will bring together serial entrepreneurs and investors and host insightful discussion sessions, a startup showcase pitch competition, epic office hours, and panels on relevant topics facing the tech ecosystem.

There will be a $100,000 Investment Challenge, where 6 -7 startups will pitch to prestigious judges made up of successful entrepreneurs, Baker Botts legal representatives, and DivInc leadership. 

Applications are open to apply.

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

You can register for the summit here.

Future Technology

This Friday, Moneta Hub will be hosting a “Future Technology” Meetup. The event is a gathering of innovators, CEO’s of startups and seasoned software developers.

The aim of the meet is to provide an intensive forum where young and innovative tech entrepreneurs and industry experts can share their research knowledge and ideas.

Tech Events this Week: Cashless Africa, Deloitte's Black in Tech Summit and Others

Date: Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours
Venue: First Floor, Gabriel Akinmade Plaza 2 Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos

Teacher Tech Summit

On Saturday, T4 Education will be hosting a Teacher Tech Summit to provide teachers with a platform to share their expertise and practical experiences with a global audience using educational technology.

The summit will include discussions about design learning for hybrid environments, engaging learners online and how to create good digital content.

Other topics include assessing learning online and deliberation on ways to ensure no one is left behind in online learning.

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM
Duration: 3 hours

You can register for the summit here.

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

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