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Connect and Ignite: Celebrating Nigerian Tech Professionals in the UK

The Connect & Ignite event aims to bring together tech professionals, startup founders, industry experts, and investors to celebrate and promote collaboration and innovation within the Nigerian tech diaspora

Connect and Ignite: Celebrating Nigerian Tech Professionals in the UK

The vibrant community of Nigerian tech professionals in the UK inviting you to attend an inspiring event titled "Connect & Ignite: Building Prosperity Through Collaboration & Community" on Saturday, 13 July 2024, at Queen Mary University of London. This event will showcase the achievements and contributions of Nigerian talents in the UK tech landscape.

A Strong and Supportive Community

This closed community comprises over 500 Nigerian tech professionals who have been awarded the Global Talent Visa in Digital Technology. Members span various sectors including fintech, edtech, insurtech and cleantech. The community exists to help members integrate into the UK swiftly, make a significant impact in the UK’s digital technology landscape, and foster a reliable network across the country. Furthermore, the community aims to bridge the gap, creating a positive impact on Nigeria's digital and socio-economic landscape. More about the community can be found at TNNaija.com.

Event Highlights

The Connect & Ignite event brings together tech professionals, startup founders, industry experts, and investors to celebrate and promote collaboration and innovation within the Nigerian tech diaspora. While primarily for community members, there are limited slots open for other tech professionals of African descent, including startup founders, industry operators, venture capitalists, mid-level managers, and executives. Attendees will interact with industry-leading speakers, network with other professionals, and connect with like-minded collaborators.

Speakers Profile

The event features an impressive lineup of speakers, including:

  • Diji Adu, CTO, ShieldPay
  • Peace Itimi, Founder, Founders Connect
  • Dami Hastrup, CEO & Co-Founder, Moonhub
  • June Angelides MBE, GP, Levare Ventures
  • Nina Mohanty, Co-Founder CEO, Bloom Money
  • Yemi Edun, Founder & Managing Director, Daniel Ford International
  • Francisca Otu, Director, TN Naija
  • Bade Adesemowo, Partner, Bincom Global
  • Olanrewaju Idowu “Oladiamomds”, People Amp Tech, UK
  • Francis Osifo, Founder, Rayda
  • Jeffrey Williams-Edem, Business Development Specialist, Leyton Group

These esteemed speakers and moderators will ensure vibrant and engaging discussions, offering invaluable insights and experiences. 

This event is proudly powered by Moniepoint with support from Lemfi.

Contact details:

For more information and enquiries, please contact:

Wale Ogunjobi, Media & Marketing Coordinator: [email protected]

Damilola Aderinto, Sponsorship Coordinator: [email protected]

Join us in celebrating the achievements and potential of Nigerian and African tech professionals in the UK.

About the Organisers - TN Naija

This event is organised by a dedicated group of Nigerian tech professionals who hold the UK’s Global Talent Visa in Digital Technology. The community thrives on creativity, collaboration, and excellence, constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in tech. Their goal is to foster a supportive network that drives innovation and creates opportunities for all its members. The 2024 event has been put together by Dele Bakare, Francisca Chiedu, Damilare Ogunleye, Yanju Lawal (Speakers), Ibukun Salau (Operations) Damilola Aderinto (Sponsorship) and Wale Ogunjobi (Media & Marketing).

For more information, please contact:

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.tnnaija.com 

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