TechMoney Africa Summit – Where Tech, Money and Innovation Meet

TechMoney Africa Summit – Where Tech, Money and Innovation Meet

Press Release DREAM. Meet. Connect. Pitch. Learn. Scale. Hire. Inspire. Fundraise. ACHIEVE 3K+ Attendees. 50+ Global & Local Investors from 3 Continents 500+ Start Ups African Start up Founders showcase Paul Kallmes Global Start up Guru, The Vault Silicon Valley – Hosts Start up Boot Camp & Free Diagnostics (global programme helped 1000s of Startups)

Press Release
DREAM. Meet. Connect. Pitch. Learn. Scale. Hire. Inspire. Fundraise. ACHIEVE
3K+ Attendees.
50+ Global & Local Investors from 3 Continents
500+ Start Ups
African Start up Founders showcase
Paul Kallmes Global Start up Guru, The Vault Silicon Valley
– Hosts Start up Boot Camp & Free Diagnostics (global programme helped 1000s of Startups)
Brightest & Most Ambitious Tech Talent for Hire, Software Developing, Coding, Hackathon
Silicon Valley Investment Veterans involved in Apple, Google & Tesla to present and meet 121
Top Tech Players & Major Corporates
Government & Regulatory Agencies.
Register free: www.techmoneyafrica.com

Unicorn Group Event organiser and Anchor Sponsor: www.unicornmaking.com

PR Contact
Olatorera ‘Tori’ Abiola,
Chief Programme & Business Development Officer, Unicorn Group,
08095050568
t.abiola@unicornmaking.com

TECHMONEY AFRICA SUMMIT – WHERE TECH, MONEY & INNOVATION MEET
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 now 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 sits 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.
Tech money 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
• Sign post 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:
Ø Exhibition
Ø Pitch stages
Ø One to one meeting
Ø Hackathon
Ø Enterprise Innovation Stream
Ø Start- up Bootcamp
Ø Angel Investor training
Ø Breakout sessions
Ø Under hood deep dive technology session

Techmoney and Innovation Summit Africa will bring together the leading minds in
technology, innovation and finance across public and private sector in Africa to achieve
the following
InvitedSpeakers:
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.Eghosa Omoigui, Partner, Echo Vc
23.Leonard Stiegeler, Founding Member, African Rocket Internet*
24.OlayemiAnyanechi, 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. Tani Fafunwa, 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 match making
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 Jelili Omotola, Multipurpose Hall, UNILAG, 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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