CITC Global Consulting, Customer Passion Point Limited (CPPL) and Zoom Runner Technologies, a New York-based Africa-focused technology company, have announced their first annual conference, Startup Africa Summit, with the theme “Scaling Up to Critical Mass”.

The event will take place at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos Nigeria. The conference will feature panel discussions, policy advisory,Start-up contests and Angel investment seminars.

The dates are 28th to 29th October 2015.

“The event aims to promote the activities of aspiring entrepreneurs in Nigeria by giving them an opportunity to learn from Startup veterans, providing a platform for budding entrepreneurs to showcase their start-ups, facilitating a dialogue between entrepreneurs and policy makers on how to boost entrepreneurial growth,” the organisers said.

Speakers billed for the event include Yemi Lalude, Tunde Kehinde, Mark Essien, York Zucchi and Neal Hansch among others.

The conference seeks to identify and provide funding and other resources to exciting startups.

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