Techfest is an event that aims to bring together the community of like-minded and passionate business people to showcase Nigeria’s best talent ideas and businesses in technology. The event aims to act as a catalyst for Nigeria’s growth engine by connecting entrepreneurs to investors and venture capitalists.
The event is tagged #SparkYourCuriosity as discussions would border around changing and transforming the technological space.
Diamond Bank, MTN, VISA, InterSwitch, and other players in the Information and Communication technology (ICT) Industry are among the many organizers and hosts of the event. According to Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank (CEO), Uzoma Dozie, “Tech Fest is a platform that we can share with our customers to help them get the best of technology and to partner to run better businesses.”
Techfest is an open invitation to anyone who wants to explore, debate and celebrate homegrown start-ups who are using technology to change the narrative. Techfest will be a catalyst for Nigeria’s growth engine and connect entrepreneurs to investors and venture capitalists, improving the chance of business success. The platform emphasizes co-creation, collaboration, and partnerships as the way forward in the industry.
The 2-day event is loaded with lots of activities to allow for discussion, engagement and collaboration. Women in Technology also get to discuss on the opportunities available to them in the technological space. Also, SMEs get to learn on how technology can transform their businesses.
Date and venue
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, and Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
Venue: Landmark Event Centre, Oniru, Lagos
To attend, all you have to do is register here
Attendance is free.
Highlights of the Event
There’ll be an exhibition stand with some of tech’s biggest names displaying cool products.
The investors’ zone lounge will allow techpreneurs network with angel investors, partners, and other collaborators.
Startups from 5 locations will battle for prize money in the Battle of The Hub.
Diamond Bank’s digital assistant – ADA, will be live for demo at the event.