TechMoney – Africa’s Largest Tech Event Begins

TechMoney Africa Inaugural Summit kicked off today in University of Lagos, Nigeria with the aim to connect leaders from government, private sector, academia and entrepreneurs, leading minds in technology, innovation and finance as well as provide support for tech talent and startups.

Pix from left Professor Afolabi Lesi, Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos; Paul Kallmes, Speaker from San Francisco, USA; Mr Segun Adeniji, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology, representing Lagos Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Mr Kola Abiola, Chairman, Unicorn Group; Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos; Dr Wura Abiola, Operating Partner, Unicorn Group; Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters in the Office of the Vice President and Professor Folasade Ogunsola, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Development services at the TechMoney and Innovation Summit Africa 2019 held at University of Lagos Multipurpose hall, Akoka, Lagos on Monday. Photo Lamidi Bamidele

Mr Kola Abiola, Chairman Unicornmaking Ltd, in his welcome address stated that this initiative will provide much needed Hope by creating world class solutions to African problems and in turn unlock the entrepreneurial potential of the African youth.

In a statement delivered by Ambassador (Dr) Adeyemi Dipeolu, the Vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria  Prof Yemi Osinbajo said the TechMoney  Innovation Summit was both timely and relevant, as it addresses the most topical issue in economic development and brings together relevant stakeholders from across the innovation, technological and investing space. 

The Vice Chancellor Unilag, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogindipe expressed his delight to partner with the Unicornmaking team, saying the University had been undergoing different programs to equip students for entrepreneurship and technological innovations. 

The two-day event, which continues tomorrow 11th of June 2019, will include Tech Talks, Hackathon Program and Pitch Sessions that will produce a winning technology company of the 21st century

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