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Founders Connect announces maiden live event

Founders Connect Live Event: Uniting the Nigerian tech ecosystem for a day of insights, networking and fun

Founders Connect announces maiden live event

Founders Connect, the renowned YouTube show hosted by Peace Itimi, is thrilled to announce its maiden edition of the Founders Connect Live event in collaboration with Africhange and Tech1M.

This event marks a significant milestone for Founders Connect, which has already showcased the stories and journeys of over 70 African tech founders and operators across Africa.

The event will take place on Saturday, July 8th, 2023, at Zone Tech Park in Gbagada, Lagos, and promises to deliver an unforgettable experience. Founders Connect Live is a unique event that aims to create an inspiring atmosphere filled with innovation, connection, and fun.

It will bring together hundreds of tech startup founders, investors, ecosystem enablers, professionals, and more, offering attendees a unique opportunity to connect and network with their favourite founders, operators, and colleagues.

Founders Connect Live will feature various exciting activities that provide valuable insights, establish meaningful connections, and foster personal and professional growth.

The event kicks off with a live show featuring interviews with pioneer tech founders in Nigeria, including Funke Opeke, Founder and CEO of MainOne, and Tayo Oviosu, Founder & CEO of Paga. The live show will spotlight their stories and experiences in building lasting tech companies on the continent.

In addition to the live interviews, attendees will also enjoy a full line up of activities, including keynote sessions, live musical performances, games, photo booths, and delicious food and drinks. This Founders Connect Live event will showcase the Nigerian startup ecosystem's thriving innovation, creativity, and community.

The lineup of keynote speakers includes industry experts like Adia Sowho (CMO, MTN Nigeria), Maya Horgan Famodu (Founder, Ingressive Capital), Odun Eweniyi (CoFounder, Piggyvest & First Check), Bayo Adedeji (Group CEO, Wakanow), Babajide Duroshola (GM, M-KOPA Nigeria), Peace Itimi (Host, Founders Connect), and Victor Fatanmi (Co-founder Fullgap & FourthCanvas).

Founders Connect Live is made possible by an array of sponsors, including Africhange, Tech1M, SAVA, Rise, Ohentpay, Seerbit, Paystack, WiiCreate, Pepsi, Urban Pumpkin, and The Zone. Additionally, the event is backed by media partners such as News Central TV, Benjamin Dada, Brila FM, Techpoint, Technext, and Techcabal.


Tickets for the event are available for purchase at foundersconnect.xyz/event for ₦5,000. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to participate in an event combining knowledge-sharing, networking, and entertainment in one place.

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