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Don’t miss out of the largest tech and startup conference in West Africa

March 09, 2020 · 3 min read
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Earlier in the year, we announced our upcoming event, Techpoint Build West Africa 2020. Now in its third iteration, Techpoint Build has become a major tech gathering where we host innovators, startup founders, thinkers, programmers, and investors, among others.

This year’s edition has an impressive lineup of activities for three days. These include an investor tour, a themed hackathon, a startup competition, and our first-ever awards ceremony.

Lineup of activities for Techpoint Build West Africa 2020

Day 1: Friday, July 17, 2020

  • Fintech industry breakfast, hosted in partnership with the Bank of Industry (BOI)
  • 24-hour hackathon
  • After-hours mixer with investors

Day 2: Saturday, July 18, 2020

  • Main conference (technology conference, startup conference, and Pitch Storm startup competition finale)

Venue: Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos

2019 Pitch Storm at Techpoint Build winner, Estate Intel. The startup went home with $10,000, equity-free
2019 Pitch Storm at Techpoint Build winner, Estate Intel. The startup won $10,000 equity-free prize money

Day 3: Sunday, July 19, 2020

  • Techpoint Awards 2020 dinner

Venue: Eko Atlantic City, Lagos.

How to participate


Everyone is invited to Techpoint Build

Registration is required to participate in all of the above activities except the hackathon for which a separate registration will soon be announced.

Below are the different ticket classes available for the event and their corresponding perks.

Do note that the United States dollar figures are only applicable to international participants — people coming from outside the West African region.

General Badge – ₦5,000

  • Access to the two main conferences on day two
  • Access to the exhibition floor at the main conference on day two

Student Badge – ₦2,500

The same benefits as the general badge except that interested participants are required to present student ID cards during registration.

VIP Badge – ₦36, 300 ($100)

Day 2:

  • Access to the two main conferences on day two
  • Access to the exhibition floor at the main conference
  • Access to the VIP networking lounge

Day 3:

  • 1 pass to the awards dinner

Investor Badge –  ₦72, 600 ($200)

Day 1:

  • Investor tour
  • After-hours mixer

Day 2:

  • Access to the two main conferences on day two
  • Access to the exhibition floor at the main conference
  • Access to the VIP networking lounge
  • Access to the Deal Room for private startup pitches

Day 3:

  • 1 pass to the awards dinner
  • Add-on: 20% discount on our Nigerian Startup Funding Report 2019

Startup Badge – ₦500, 000 ($1,400)

Day 1:

  • 1 pass to the after-hours mixer with investors

Day 2:

  • 1 exhibition booth (2×2 metres) at the main conference
  • 3 general badges to the main conference
  • 1 VIP badge
  • Access to the Deal Room

Day 3:

  • 1 awards dinner pass

Where to get tickets

Visit the Techpoint Build 2020 website to register for the event. As earlier stated, the technology conference and the Pitch Storm competition finale will happen simultaneously on day two.

Beyond the Pitch Storm, business leaders will also be sharing their experiences at the startup stage.

At the technology conference, there will be discussions around the transformative power of technology and how it affects our daily lives. Some of the topics for the conference revolve around the future of work, machine learning, and policy, among others.

Become a Build ticket reseller

For believing in what we are doing, this time we are giving you the opportunity to earn a token for your love and support.

With the Build Reseller Deal, you make money for every ticket you sell. The tickets also come at a discount to those purchasing them.

Send an email to tickets@techpoint.africa if interested.

Opportunities are open for sponsorship by corporate and startup companies in tech across Africa. For sponsorship details, email events@techpoint.africa.

To exhibit at the event, email business@techpoint.africa.

Yinka Awosanya

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