Months ago, the GetEquity Team set out on a journey to create a space where lasting conversations on the growth of the tech ecosystem can be had as well as support the awesome startups building solutions for us all.
This birthed the Startup Festival.
The event which was held on Saturday 19th of November, 2022 at the Glitz event centre, Lekki was a huge success with over 1000 guests, 20 exhibiting companies, media partners, 27 speakers, sponsors and the general public in attendance.
The GetEquity Startup Festival was graced with the likes of Agama Emomotimi, Managing Director, Nigerian Capital Market Institute; Zikora Okwor-Wewan, Partner, Springwoods LP; Oluwatimilehin Ogunyemi, Head of Business Operations & Partnerships, Nomba where they came to together to discuss topics ranging from how to Bridge the gap on payments to War for Talents in the African Startup scene and much more important conversations on the ecosystem.
The event which lasted from the morning of Saturday, November 19, 2022, till the evening had multiple startups within the ecosystem present as exhibitors. These startups like Pade, Kwakol, Cadana, Zedi Africa, Famasi Africa, Stakefair, Sendstack, and many others had the opportunity chance to showcase their products and services to festival attendees.
Some of the highlights of the event include the opening speech to kickstart the event by GetEquity’s CEO Jude, and pitches from 4 startups - Regxta - A digital bank focusing on the financially underserved African population, Flowmono - A digital automation platform for businesses, Riltee - Real estate democratisation platform and Strich Technologies - a solution built for small business digital commerce. Regxta was announced as the winner of the startup pitch at the event.
The five panel sessions with key speakers focusing on the startup ecosystem in Nigeria and Africa were key moments has since received positive reviews from attendees across social media.
With the success of this event, GetEquity is looking to make the Startup Festival a continuous event and plans to host its next edition in 2023.
Till next year.
- This article was written and supplied by GetEquity's marketing team.
- Benjamindada.com is a media partner of the GSF 2022.