Category: Event

Empowering Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria: Facebook launches #SheMeansBusiness in partnership with She Leads Africa

Empowering Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria: Facebook launches #SheMeansBusiness in partnership with She Leads Africa

Facebook today announced the launch of #SheMeansBusiness, an initiative designed to inspire and train female entrepreneurs across the country to build, grow and start their own businesses. In a recent study conducted by Development Economics on behalf of Facebook, it is estimated that businesses set up by women in Nigeria over the next five years (by […]

Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative in its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative in its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

Today, Facebook announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Incorporating a series of high profile partnerships, training programmes and a physical space that will serve as a center for learning and skills development, this set of initiatives is aimed at helping to […]

Ingressive host its Annual Tour of Tech in Lagos, Nigeria

Ingressive host its Annual Tour of Tech in Lagos, Nigeria

Ingressive continues its work of guiding global capital to Silicon Sahara through its 3rd annual Tour of Tech this November 16-22. Tour of Tech creates proprietary market access and promotes cross-pollination through curated convenings with Africa-focused investors, local techies, influencers, and policymakers. Last year, they had executives from Y Combinator, GitHub, New Relic, USAID, 500 […]

Lori Systems, AgroCentra & SynCommerce Win At TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

Lori Systems, AgroCentra & SynCommerce Win At TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

From 15 startups carefully selected from all over Sub-Saharan Africa, we present the winners of this year’s TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa. Lori Systems – Best in Productivity & Utility Category; Best of Show Lori Systems is a local startup based in Nairobi that is building a logistics platform to improve cargo transportation across Africa. The company […]

The July Edition of #TheBoardroom is here

The July Edition of #TheBoardroom is here

The Boardroom is a masterclass where Business Masters will be teaching and training entrepreneurs on how to turn ideas into profitable ventures, covering topics critical for business sustainability, including but not limited to building healthy cash flows, raising finance, delivering consistent service quality, building company culture, and executing at scale. The first edition of The Boardroom saw business masters teach participants […]

Global Coworking Movement finally arrives in Lagos!

Global Coworking Movement finally arrives in Lagos!

The Coworking Conference is a global event that happens in major cities all over the world from London, Dublin and New York to Cape Town, Penang and Melbourne. And for the first time, it is here in Lagos! Global Coworking leading platforms, including DeskMag and Coworking Insights, are collaborating with Venia Business Hub to host […]

Mobile West Africa primed and ready to hit Lagos this week

Mobile West Africa primed and ready to hit Lagos this week

Next week the 7th edition of Mobile West Africa takes place in Lagos and the organisers are promising 2 days of unrivalled conferencing, with 60+ contributors confirmed and a delegation that features the entire spectrum of industry stakeholders. All 4 Nigerian Mobile Network Operators will join senior executives from organisations such as Uber, Facebook, Ringier, […]

Facebook keynotes CyberXchange Conference, releases Safety Center to promote Online Safety and Bullying Prevention

Facebook keynotes CyberXchange Conference, releases Safety Center to promote Online Safety and Bullying Prevention

Just two months after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg traveled to Nigeria and Kenya to meet with developers, partners, and entrepreneurs, , Chief Security Officer at Facebook, gave a keynote address at the CyberXchange security conference in Lagos, Nigeria about the company’s approach to keeping people safe and making the internet more secure for everyone. Keeping you […]