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4 Reasons You Should Attend Founders Conference Lagos 2017 As A Nigerian Start-Up

Founders Conference is one of the largest gatherings of technology startup founders, innovative business owners and aspiring creative entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The first edition of it drew about 300 tech startup founders, developers, investors and other tech space players. It was a huge success.

This year, they will:

  1. Host 1,200 selected innovative and scalable tech start-up founders
  2. Hold a number of pitch sessions
  3. Adopt ten participating start-ups into their Venture Acceleration Programme
  4. Provide valuable networking and collaboration opportunities for participants.

DATE: Thursday, May 11, 2017 (8:00AM-4:00PM)
VENUE: Sheba Centre, Beside FCMB, Mobolaji-Bank-Anthony, Maryland, Lagos
ATTENDANCE: About 1,200 founders will attend this year’s conference


  • Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation- Faad Durosinmi-Etti
  • Akin Oyebode- Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund
  • Bassey Eyo- Founder/CEO, Payporte
  • Maria Keshinro- CEO, Uber Nigeria
  • Lola Masha- CEO, OLX, Nigeria
  • Fikayo Ogundipe- Founder,
  • Bunmi Jembola- CEO, Venture Starter Nigeria
  • John Obidi- Founder, SmartBCamp
  • Godwin Benson- Founder,
  • Oluyomi Ojo- Founder, and Urbanbaze


  • Two Keynote addresses
  • Four Specialised sessions
  • Two Interview panel Sessions
  • Unveiling of category selections for The Most Innovative Tech Startups in Africa. Grand Finale to be scheduled for African Startup Festival; September 2017. The categories include:
  • Environment and earth sustenance
  • Fintech
  • Social Innovation and Justice
  • Education Innovation
  • Hardware
  • Gaming Innovation
  • Robotics
  • The Most Innovative African Startup 2017


  • 30 founders will pitch their business ideas
  • Twenty ideas will be selected for our three months Venture Incubation Program (VIP) post event.
  • We will actively seek funding for the ventures so created through our Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) post event.

REGISTRATION: Click here to register or contact the organisers below for more info.

Call: 08058886810
Facebook: @foundersconference Twitter:@founderscon Instagram:@founders_conference

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