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Tuesday, February 27 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
How Can We Leverage On The Diaspora To Create More Tech Jobs In Nigeria? FULL

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In an interconnected world, it has become difficult to ignore there are Africans abroad willing to contribute to development but not knowing how. How Can We Leverage On The Diaspora To Create More Tech Jobs In Nigeria? will discuss the future of tech in Africa and the issues faced by Nigerian tech companies and startups who do not have access to international funds.  
The session will explore:
  • How Nigerian tech startups can benefit from alternative funding.
  • Where and how to find a skilled taskforce
We will talk about the good, bad and ugly when it comes to finding funding and skilled labor. Participants will exchange tips on what matters to global investors and alternatives offered by the diaspora to finance your tech business .

Speakers
avatar for Leye Makanjuola

Leye Makanjuola

Founder, Cmo, INTENSE NIGERIA LTD
Leye is an entrepreneur, speaker and digital marketing professional.He laid his foundation in marketing communication from the prestigious Pan Atlantic University and University of Pennsylvania, Wharton. He has several marketing and business certifications and has consulted for a... Read More →
avatar for Cynthia I. Mukendy

Cynthia I. Mukendy

Founder, AFRICAN GIST
We are an organization empowering African tech startups and diaspora youth by bringing them closer to each other. Active in Brussels, Lagos and Kinshasa, we create bridges between the African diaspora and tech startups by means of professional trainings. We also provide skilled i... Read More →
avatar for Gossy Ukanwoke

Gossy Ukanwoke

Founder, BENI AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Gossy is a Higher Education Investor, supporting access to Learning and Education for young people in under-served communities. He has worked with African governments on the development of policies to assist in creating better access, quality and relevance of learning in higher e... Read More →


Tuesday February 27, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Floor 2