ATTN: Nigeria Tech Summit
DATE: December 17, 2021 10am-5pm EST
LOCATION: Free Virtual program
MEMO: An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Ecosystem Sponsored by the US Embassy of Nigeria and supported in partnership with Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, IBM Cloud, and more.
[November 17, 2021, Abuja, Nigeria] The Global Startup Ecosystem returns with the 3rd annual Nigeria Tech Summit which will take place on December 17, 2021 (10am-5pm EST) at Abuja Hilton Hotel with virtual live access to global delegates. The program sponsored by the US Embassy of Nigeria will be hosted in partnership with accelerator partners IBM Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud, Sendgrid, and more.
This free live summit event will welcome delegates from across Nigeria and around the world to discuss the future of employment, entrepreneurship, and education in Nigeria as the country faces its highest level of youth unemployment and civic unrest. Insights and initiatives leveraging tech and innovative inclusive ways to accelerate the future of Nigeria will be discussed.
Abuja The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the Nigeria Tech Summit. The Embassy will continue its commitment to Nigerian entrepreneurs to empower and lead during a time of crisis with resilient entrepreneurship and technology.
As part of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth, the Embassy welcomes representation from creators and innovators from throughout Nigeria to participate in this virtual program.
A Start-up Lab Virtual Bootcamp Accelerator with Silicon Valley mentors will be held on December 16, 2021. Selected delegates will get free access to the summit, mentorship, and a pitch competition opportunity to present to summit sponsors and partners on December 17th. Candidates based in Nigeria can apply via www.nigeriatechsummit.com. The deadline for submission will be December 1st. The U.S. Mission proudly supports entrepreneurship through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Lagos and Abuja, Providing Opportunities for Women in Economic Rise (POWER) Start-Up Northeast and various exchange opportunities including the Mandela Washington Fellows, YALI, TechWomen, and the Fortune 500 Mentoring program.
Free general Registration to access the program and live networking roundtables Is here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nigeria-tech-summit-2021-tickets-162900687341 . More information on the event partnership and exhibition can be found by emailing Letitia Boateng at [email protected].