Dare we re-imagine a powered up, technologically advanced Africa? A society with reliable electricity supply, stable telecommunications infrastructure, fast and efficient transportation – this could transform Africa and the lives of its 1.3 billion citizens. We are ready to write our own story, change the script, introduce new players and take centre stage.

Africa has benefited from unprecedented capital inflows into technology, with Nigeria as the premier destination for tech investment. The ecosystem driving tech investment and innovation sit in Lagos. Nigeria is definitely leading the change, especially in the last couple of years – we know that it’s no longer business as usual for the tech ecosystem in Africa.

Lagos is home to the inaugural TechMoney Africa Summit – where tech, money and innovation meet to solve Africa’s biggest challenges. The event takes place on Monday 10th& Tuesday 11th June, 2019 at UNILAG, Lagos.

Techmoney and Innovation Summit will ensure that technology, innovation and strategy leaders across major organisations and enterprises in Africa engage with the next generation of disruptive and exponential technology and opportunity, so that they can continue to drive value for internal and external stakeholders by being at the heart of the technology and innovation that is changing the world and providing real opportunity to change lives for the better.

Techmoney Africa will:

  • Bring together all the change agents in the space to drive significant development
  • Create a powerful platform to enable investment into the right areas, using the right processes into the right products
  • Signpost correct decision-making
  • Build an enabling ecosystem for technology and innovation in Africa

The event will be a carefully curated explosion of interactions, learnings, meetings, deal-making, pitching, benchmarking, showcases, and feature:

  • Exhibition
  • Pitch stages
  • One to one meeting
  • Hackathon
  • Enterprise Innovation Stream
  • Startup Bootcamp
  • Angel Investor training
  • Breakout sessions
  • Underhood deep dive technology session

Invited speakers:

  1. Clen Cook, Executive, RIIS, South Africa
  2. Dr Wuraola Abiola, Management Transformation
  3. Dr. Akintoye Akindele, Partner, Synergy Capital Managers
  4. Dr.PonmileOsibo, Chief Investor Relations Officer, Unicorn
  5. Excellency Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria*
  6. Heiner Fees, Founder Managing Director, Tiveni
  7. Ibrahim Dikko, Principal Owner, Hiltel Communications/Resident Operating Partner, Unicorn
  8. Jack Russo, Managing Partner, ComputerLaw Group, Silicon Valley (via videoconference)
  9. Mark Cameron, WhiteSummers, Silicon Valley
  10. Maya Horgan Famadu, Partner, Ingressive Capital
  11. Mayowa Ayodele, Chief Investment Officer, Unicorn
  12. Obinna Ekezie, CEO, Wakanow*
  13. Kola Abiola, Chairman Unicorn
  14. Paul Kallmes, General Manager, The Vault, San Francisco
  15. Professor Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor of UNILAG
  16. Wole Faroun, CEO, NetplusDotCom
  17. Thelma Ekiyo, CEO, Afrigrants
  18. Yemi Keri, CEO, Heckerbella*
  19. Tosin Faniro-Dada, Head of StartUps, Lagos Innovates, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund*
  20. Jay Alabraba, Co-Founder Pagatech
  21. Audrey Verhaeghe, Chairman South African Innovation Summit
  22. EghosaOmoigui, Partner, Echo Vc
  23. Leonard Stiegeler, Founding Member, African Rocket Internet
  24. Olayemi Anyanechi, Partner, Sefton Fross
  25. Adeniyi Duale, Managing Director, DOA
  26. Prof. Wellington Oyibo, Head of Innovation, Unilag
  27. Prof. Cesar Baena, Dean, ISM, Paris
  28. Bola Onadele, Managing Director, FMDQ
  29. Danladi Verheijen, Founder, Verod Capital
  30. Ugo Ikemba, Resident Operating Partner, Unicorn
  31. Gbolahan Joshua, Executive Director, Fidelity Bank
  32. Olumide Soyombo, Partner, Blue Chip Technology
  33. Jason Wong, CEO at Omnicharge
  34. TaniFafunwa, CEO, Resourcery
  35. Femi Ogunjimi, Partner, Cardinal Stone Capital

TechMoney & Innovation Summit Africa is where the entire tech ecosystem meets with Investment and Capital to solve Africa’s biggest challenges. This business matchmaking event will bring together leading minds in Technology, Innovation and Finance across Africa to achieve the following:

  • Understand how technology can change lives
  • Support tech talent and start-ups to secure investment and get bankable
  • Inspire, educate and connect tech leaders in major public and private organisations on the latest innovation and disruption to support citizen and customer service delivery

This annual event takes place in Lagos Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Kenya. Next Event: 10 – 11 June 2019 | UNILAG; Akoka Road, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.

For more information about the event, kindly visit www.techmoneyafrica.com

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