This week is loaded with events you don’t want to miss. We have curated a list of tech events that will interest you. They are coming up on or between Monday, 7th May 2018 to Monday, 14th May 2018.
Techpoint Pitch Friday (May Edition)
Last month, we started the maiden edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday. This month would not be different as the last edition was insightful to those who attended. The Pitch Friday is an avenue to “break bread” with fellow startup founders and mercenaries in the tech sector. If you have an idea or you currently run a startup, this would be a cool place to be on Friday evening.
To partake in this month’s edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday, all you need do is indicate interest to feature as one of the five businesses taking the centre stage. Or simply register here to confirm your place amongst members of the audience.
Time: 5PM – 7PM
Venue: 3rd floor, 194 Herbert Macaulay road, Adekunle, Yaba Lagos.
Lagos Innovates: Secure Lagos Hackathon
Isn’t it fabulous working on projects that serve the greater (social) good? Well, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) in partnership with First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and Passion Incubator is organizing a 3-day hackathon aimed at seeking new ways to secure the lives and properties of Lagosians using technology-based security solutions that will enhance the operations of existing agencies.
If you have ideas on how to solve Lagos problems, register here.
Date: May 18th- 20th, 2018
Venue: Leadspace Hub, Yaba
WeCodeNG MeetUp (May Edition)
In the May edition of the monthly WeCodeNG Meetup, they will be discussing how to build web platforms, mobile and desktop apps using Microsoft DotNet technologies. The topic will be led by Ibrahim Dauda from TechSpeacialist Academy, Abuja. As a continuation of the bitbucket exposition, Theophilus Omoregbe will also be leading discussion around continuous integration and deployment with Bitbucket Pipeline.
If you reside in Abuja, register here
Date: May 12th, 2018
Venue: Aiivon Innovation Hub, 3rd Floor, Saint James House, 167, Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja 900211
Imo Startup weekend
The Imo Startups weekend which is in its second edition, is a youth entrepreneurship conference designed to support young entrepreneurs and drive business growth within the South-Eastern region. The events afford participants the opportunity to network, share ideas, discuss and be inspired. It is usually a weekend of powerful networking of captain of industries and entrepreneurs to inspire, educate and empower each other.
If you reside in the region, you should attend. Register here
Date: May 11th- 12th, 2018
Venue: Imo Youth Centre, adjacent New Concorde Hotel, New Owerri, Imo State.
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