TecXposition Launches Second Edition of Annual Africa’s Premier Tech Event

TecXposition has announced the second edition of its annual African Premier Tech event, themed - ‘Improving Profitability: Changing everyday lives.’

The virtual event is an annual conference which offers stakeholders in the ecosystem the opportunity to experience technology through a global lens with a local outcome. This year’s event seeks to demystify tech with a view to improving profitability and enhancing everyday living.

It’s slated for November 11th - 12th 2021, and will bring together over 100 speakers, 100 investors and 5,000 guests which includes:

  • Amy Jadesimi – CEO, LADOL
  • Dr. Jacques Attali – President, Positive Planet Foundation
  • George James – Founder, Be-Hookd Digital
  • Hafsat Abiola – President, Women in Africa Initiative
  • Neha Joshi – Global Managing Director, Accenture Security
  • Michael T. Young – Director, Caterpillar Ventures
  • Natalia Karayaneva – CEO, Propy
  • Nanhi Singh – Chief Customer Officer, Imperva
  • Ore Adeyemi, Managing Director and Global Head, HSBC Invest
  • Professor Pat Utomi –  Founder, Centre for Value in Leadership
  • Sidney Kombo-Kintombo – Award-winning animation supervisor

Over 30 tracks will be covered through Cybersecurity, Entrepreneurship, Impact, Investment, Digital, Crypto and Sustainability across several industry verticals, including Agriculture, Real Estate, Transportation, Sports, Health and Education.

This year's edition will feature a conference whose aim is to understand

  • the fundamentals of the key technology domains in play
  • How tech domains work separately and together
  • Understanding how best these technology domains can be used to deliver tangible gains.

In addition, startups can take part in a ‘Best of Africa’ startup pitch competition as well as the TecXposition Hackathon whose aim is to bring exposure to talent in Africa as they collaborate in creating original technologies for solving six challenges.

TecXposition 2021 debuts an Expert Series which promises to deliver free training from industry experts. An exciting part of the event Afica’s Game Jam competition, where participants must build and submit a mobile game over the course of three weeks will be partnered by Be-Games. Participants must share a playable version of the game with Be-Games in a bid to win PAID internships.

As a result of last year’s inaugural event, Global Executive Leader, Ify Nwoyeocha said, “This is just the beginning for Africa. We expect to see monumental changes that showcase not only the enormous and resilient talent but the technological firsts across the continent.”

The event is supported by partners such as Africa Communications Week, Africa Women in Tech, Alchemist Accelerator, Be-Hookd, Business Insider Africa, IE University, Be-Games, IN-CO, Platform Africa and Wimbart. TecXposition virtual platform promises to deliver a rich online experience that can be accessed by anyone with a device and access to the internet.

For more inquiries or information to speak, sponsor or register, visit https://tecxposition.com/