Founders Connect, the renowned YouTube platform celebrating the African tech ecosystem in collaboration with Wakanow, is thrilled to announce its inaugural live event in the United Kingdom, scheduled for October 14, 2023. Following the success of their inaugural event in Lagos, Nigeria, Founders Connect is eager to replicate the same vibrancy and connectivity for the African tech community in London. The event is open to everyone in the UK-Africa Tech Ecosystem, including founders, operators, media, investors, and creators.

With an impressive lineup of speakers, the event promises invaluable learning opportunities for attendees. Key sessions include an exclusive interview with respected Nigerian founder Tosin Eniolorunda, Founder and Group CEO of Moniepoint Inc. Other featured speakers include Bayo Adedeji, Jane Egerton-Idehen, Yele Bademosi, Damilare Ogunleye, Yewande Odumosu, Ola Oyetayo, & Olugbeminiyi Idowu. The lineup of speakers includes founders, operators and investors, with topics deliberately curated to be relevant to everyone in the room – be it founders, talents, creators, the media or investors. 

The event will also feature an exclusive UK screening of the documentary “Innovating Africa – Rise of Tech in Nigeria“, a documentary produced by Founders Connect, showcasing the grit and resilience of Nigerian tech entrepreneurs in Nigeria over the last 15 years.

Tickets for Founders Connect Live in London are now available at Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the black tech community in the UK. The event promises to be more than just a tech conference or networking event, offering engaging learning sessions, networking opportunities, food, games, and more.

Headlined by Wakanow, the event is also supported by sponsors including Ohentpay, Leatherback, Paga, and Talking Drum Communications, and media partners such as TechNext, TechCabal, and Benjamin Dada.

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