If you have a startup or are you a developer, you should be preparing to attend the first Africabeta and WeChat Ideathon event taking place on the 3rd of October in Lagos.
The WeChat Ideathon is a parallel event within the Africabeta conference that will demonstrate outstanding technology and internet business propositions that are designed to take advantage
of the WeChat API. Startups and developers who apply stand to gain not only early deployment
access on the WeChat platform but also an opportunity to demonstrate their ideas on the Africabeta stage as well as go-to-market support for their products and services.
Some of the WeChat Ideathon review committee members to be present have just been announced, with the lineup to include Etop Ikpe, co-CEO of Dealdey; Idemudia Dima-Okojie, WeChat’s regional manager for West Africa; Adia Sowho, Director, Digital Business at Etisalat Nigeria; Victor Asemota, CEO and Principal Consultant at SWIFTA; Bankole Oluwafemi, Editor-In-Chief at TechCabal.com.
Entry to the Ideathon is free and registration closes by 24th September. Intending participants
should register here.
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