#StartupSouth5

#StartupSouth
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Join the best founders, innovators, Policy makers and Government officials from across Africa for #StartupSouth5 Uyo. With over 60 Sessions, #StartupSouth5 is the biggest Startup/Entrepreneurship conference in the South-South/South-East. Click here to read moreon the website and register.


Unlocking the next 60 Million (2019 theme) Core conversations will explore how to deepen broadband and improve economic activities in the regions. The sessions will cover different issues affecting growth of business with a view to helping founders and policy makers gain insight, build better businesses and policies.


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  • START DATE / TIME

    Tue, Oct 29, 2019
    Daily / 08:00 am - 12:00 am
  • END DATE

    Sat, Nov 02, 2019
  • Web / Social

  • Telephone

    08051610019
  • Venue / Address

    E3 Events and Banquets, KM 1, Uyo Village Road, Off Wellington Bassey (Way Barracks Road), Behind University of Uyo, Uyo Akwa Ibom

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Sessions

Mapemond Resources

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Brand Visibility for Market Harnessing
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We intend to raise the awareness level and importance for Startups and the likes to take visibility for their ventures more seriously as it helps them harness the market opportunities much better. We will have special guests for the fireside chat, the session will be for only those who indicate interest. We will have to flesh this out based on further guidance and direction from the SS team. Mapemond is a creative consulting agency that serves as an out-station department helping SMEs and organizations develop and execute their branding, marketing, and business development needs.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
10:50am — 11:35am
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Chukwurah Chuka

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POEM framework: Understanding Startup Maturity Levels
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The POEM Framework is a model designed to help Entrepreneurs, Innovation Hubs and Businesses accomplish needs regarding the structure for understanding and communicating about their ventures. Devamplify is a tech innovation community focused on providing support for individuals that are interested in tackling some of our biggest challenges in the south eastern part of Nigeria, Nigeria and Africa using innovative technology.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
11:50am — 12:50pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Panache Hub Panache Hub

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High Impact Business Communication Skills
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This session addresses the importance of high resonant communication that enforces strong brand positioning, promote engaging conversations and help drive the goals and objectives of the organization. Some of the core topics include: practical approaches to content creation, critical thinking, legal implications of business communication, international communication and the global marketplace.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
10:50am — 11:35am
Studio
TBA
speakers

Augustine Kanjo Ngwu

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The Next 60million: Understanding the Legal Component
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To provide practical insights on the essential interplay between the legal areas of Business Organisation, Organisation Structuring (Internal & External), and Regulatory Compliance. Amalgam legal is a legal service firm focused on the key four fundamental areas in the 4th Industrial Revolution: Financing and Taxation, Intellectual Property and Business Structuring. They have advised and structured several companies involved in the Technology Space E.g Annka Digital Limited, a block-chain technology company, Hardball Investment and Services Ltd. They are associated with the following associations below. Nigerian Bar Association, The NBA Section on Business Law, The Risk Managers Association of Nigeria, The Compliance Institute of Nigeria and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
10:50am — 11:35am
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Emmanuel Omole

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Masterminding Customer Experience to Drive Business Growth.
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Does your company require customers to generate revenues and profits? Yes? Then, you're automatically in the customer experience (CX) business as well. As business and product owners, every chance you get to create a good experience for a customer through those products and services is a golden opportunity to grow your business. What is Customer Experience? According to Hubspot, customer experience (CX), is “the impression you have with your customer, resulting in how they think of your brand, across every stage of the customer journey." Put another way, it’s simply the overall impression or feeling that your customer derives across all touchpoint of your business. These experiences are both online and physical. Meaning that if you run any business in Nigeria and need to acquire more customers to boost your revenues, you'll be in the right place. In this special panel session, you'll learn how to mastermind a customer experience (CX) in Nigeria centred on inspiring your customers enough to make decisions that are favourable to your business across all touchpoints. Our goal here is to empower you to move the hearts (and wallets) of your customers, while turning them into loyal brand ambassadors. See you in Uyo!
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
11:50am — 12:40pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Olusola Ibukun

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Scaling Up - Ideation to Growth -
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This session focuses on the ideation process of startups i.e the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas as it relates to solving peculiar problems within their immediate community. Rockspace Nigeria is the first co-working space and ideation lab in Abeokuta, Ogun State; for innovative individuals and businesses working on business models, digital designs and other social enterprise concepts (targeted at growing the ecosystem). They also provide a space for social innovators, freelancers, creators, startups, entrepreneurs and techpreneurs to meet, work, connect & collaborate, create, inspire and hack ideas. We also foster a creative community and provide access to a shared work-space, internet, utilities and business services.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
1:00pm — 2:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Treasure Kalu Treasure Kalu

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How to make consistent mega sales in a saturated market
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This session will be a Masterclass designed to reach small business owners and those who work in sales and marketing positions. Tumuku Media is a premium Digital Marketing, PR and technology agency that renders professional digital communication and digital marketing services to individual brands, MSMEs and corporate organisations in Nigeria and beyond. They provide training solutions to several SMEs and corporate organisations in Nigeria. Some of them include Axa Mansard Insurance, Sterling Bank, Generix Pharmaceutical company, the NPDC amongst several others.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
3:00pm — 3:45pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Yadel Media

host
Leveraging Effective PR Strategies To Drive Marketing
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Well defined strategies drive marketing. This master class leverages PR as an effective tool to achieve market propositions and growth. It promises to be very interactive where participants can ask pressing questions and share experiences for better understanding.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
11:50am — 12:50pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Ibrand Yourbiz

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Building a Seven Figure Business
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Business growths are about structures and models that work. Setting up the right fiscal systems drives in more sales and establishes businesses on a long run. These and more are what this session is set to achieve.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
3:25pm — 4:10pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Nkem Owuamalam

host
Driving business growth and income through quality customer experience -
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This session will center on making business cases for quality customer service delivery, how to increase profitability, importance of vision transfer, development of robust Customer Service Strategy. It will also include strategies on how to increase customer loyalty.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
12:55pm — 1:40pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Samuel Nwisabari

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Leveraging Digital (Google Digital Skills)
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This session will enlighten participants on digital skills and given access to other tool-kits that will better position them to leverage opportunities that abound on the space.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
1:55pm — 2:40pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Tunde Bello

host
Accounting; The Language of Business
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This session will teach founders the importance of accounting and book-keeping exposing them to the necessary and important aspect of financing. AlexanderStephens IQ is an Accounting, Tax and Business Advisory service provider company based in Port Harcourt with clients spanning across Nigeria.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
3:10pm — 4:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Websitechic Digital

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How well do you understand your customer Journey?
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Customers are looking to get their problems solved. Brands help those customers find solutions to those problems. Both are in a journey. This session explores tools and ideal processes to help business owners find ways to introduce the right products and services to their prospects.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
10:00am — 12:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Uki Asemota

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Networking for Profit
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This session is aimed at teaching businesses the importance of Business Networking and how it works. As well as the secrets of harnessing friends, colleagues and family members in growing ones’ business and brand. 1Lead Root Nigeria is a Business Consultancy company with expertise in leadership development, organisational development, business growth and health promotion.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
11:55am — 12:40pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Henshaw Jacobson

host
Entrepreneurship And Online Business- The Solution To Violence And Insecurity In The Niger Delta Region
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This is going to be a panel discussion where leverage on digital tools to create value and get paid will be talked about. The knowledge on how to launch and scale an online business, make money from their skills will also be shared. QliqMedia is a digital marketing agency Nigeria that helps businesses and individuals gain visibility, grow influence and make sales using creative marketing strategies and digital tools like social media, blogs, websites and more and they are based in Port Harcourt.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
11:00am — 11:45am
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Kingsley Ime

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Social Media Money
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This session will cover a panel discussion session to cover social media money and how to leverage on social media for profit. It will also include practical sessions what will guide all participants. Kingspire Resources is a premier Business development and support service company that is into Corporate and organization training, Coaching and consulting.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
12:00pm — 12:45pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Hanson Johnson

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REACT Codelab Session
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A technical session to get people work better on Front-end Web Development using REACT. Facebook Developer Circles: Uyo is a community of software developers coming together to access information, share knowledge, and collaborate with other developers about developer tools and Facebook’s products like the following: Facebook Login, Account Kit, Analytics for Apps, etc. Instagram, Messenger, Oculus, Free Basics, etc. React, Rebound, Fresco, etc. Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality. Supported by Facebook & local partnerships.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
1:00pm — 3:00pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

NGEX Ltd

host
Data: Challenges and Opportunities in the SouthEast
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Data drives today’s modern economy. Here in this panel session, seasoned discussants will take a deep dive into the opportunities and challenges data analytics present - focusing on the South East.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
10:50am — 11:40am
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Naija Startups

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Accelerating Your Business on Social Media
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This session will help business owners understand how to drive growth and sell more using the various social media platforms. Digital marketing is already helping a lot of founders cut cost and achieve business goals. Naija Startups is a virtual hub and an entrepreneurship support organisation that collaborates with organisations such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft to deliver digital marketing training to millions of African entrepreneurs.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
12:55pm — 1:40pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Emeka Nobis

host
Building An Influential Personal Brand As A Thought Leader
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As a brand, you are responsible for building your personal influence and grow your reputation as a go-to expert in your industry. This master class covers teachings, Q & A and promises to be very interactive.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
10:00am — 10:45am
Studio
TBA
speakers

Bensot Agency

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How to Start an E-Commerce Business
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E-commerce is the next big business that is fast growing. Participants will be taught the basic concepts of selling online using various strategies including story telling. Bensot Agency is an agency that works with small businesses owners and individuals to help them identify challenges and implement solutions for sustainable development through Needs Assessment and Outsourcing.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
11:00am — 11:45am
Studio
TBA
speakers

Kitovu Ltd

host
Data Driven Agriculture: The Future of Food
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Food security is an important factor in any economy to sustain increasing population. This session explores the opportunities South/South-East region can leverage on - to become food sufficient; and that includes embracing data driven agriculture.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
10:45am — 11:30am
Studio
TBA
speakers

Touchabl Pictures

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AI for Good
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This Fireside Chat is a specialized session to discuss emerging AI tools and systems that entrepreneurs with existing businesses across the world are using to stay ahead in business. The session will cut across diverse value chains, especially in the fashion industry including; fashion design, blogging, styling e.t.c. Touchabl Pictures is a technology company that develops AI systems using computer vision. Gabriel is an expert in teaching machines and computer software how to recognize objects in picture, and then use this capability to develop software and hardware systems for automation, productivity and other business needs. The latest product, CatEyes, is like “Shazam” but for fashion discovery. The app is capable of recognizing any fashion item in a picture; and at the center of everything this software can do is the satisfaction of the cravings of fashionistas.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
3:00pm — 3:45pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

HabourRoad LTD

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Exploring the potentials of Blockchain and Entrepreneurial Development
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This joint session with Riv-TechCreek will discuss the future of entrepreneurship development in South-East/South using blockchain technology, its application and implication for business and development. HarborRoad LTD is a local firm of development consultants and advisers that consults and advises on development and sustainability issues with experience in Start-up Financing & Grant Applications, The Firm, recently incorporated in August 2018, was engaged by the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, sole franchise bottler of products of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria and member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group. HarborRoad is partnering with the various State Governments, public finance institutions and some private sector organization to arrange and meet startup & operational funding obligation/requirement for the Start-ups, after developing a bankable business plan. The Firm also supports the Rivers State Government at the ICT Centre, Port Harcourt with mentoring and coaching support for its Co-work Space Program as well as the Start/Scale-ups using the facilities and the Program.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
12:00pm — 12:45pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Rinehills Consult

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Quality and Safe Health Care Services
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This session will be treating TELEREHAB and PROPER ERGONOMICS alongside Quality and Safe care/Patients right in assessing healthcare services in Nigeria. Rinehills Consult was born out of passion to bring to the table the best of healthcare services as it regards rehabilitation with us leveraging on TELEREHABILITATION. Telerehabilitation makes physiotherapy services affordable, convenient and accessible to every Nigerian irrespective of locations.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
4:00pm — 4:45pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Codespace Technology

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Building Hybrid Apps with Ionic
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The use of mobile technology is advancing faster than ever before. Apps that address various challenges in business are constantly been developed. This provides huge opportunities for business owners to leverage on and serve their prospects. Hybrids provide a bridge in building cross platform apps that run across known platforms (Android, IOS, and Windows) and unknown (future) platforms. Codespace is a Port Harcourt based Information Technology Company that specializes in software development and computer training.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
12:45pm — 1:45pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Hanson Johnson

host
VR Meetup
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This session will expose skills that cuts across research, analysis, design, development, testing, management and growth for both mobile and web platforms to every participant. Start Innovation Hub Nigeria is an ICT firm with innovation lab in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, South-South of Nigeria. They are committed to helping technology startups with software and hardware ideas start up faster. Start Hub is a lab with business center facilities and all in one open space for entrepreneurs to leverage on Nigeria’s strength and capitalize on opportunities in the global economy. They provide space, internet, power and mentorship for tech entrepreneurs.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
5:00pm — 6:00pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Technology Development for Poverty Alleviation Initiative

host
Leveraging Hardware Technologies
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This session will run through a basic introduction to hardware technologies, emerging trends in hardware technologies especially the Internet of Things and will address the issue of poor attention to hardware technologies compared to software. . TD4PAI is a space for invention and creation that enables innovative entrepreneurs and startups to build smart-city and IoT bases solutions as well as a training space for tech- enthusiasts, age not withstanding.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
4:15pm — 5:00pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Aspire Lab

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Preparing our kids for the future digital workforce through Rethinking education delivery through technology
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This panel session will focus on how to redesign primary/secondary education curriculum and also to prepare learners for the digital workforce that been driven by Automation, Robots, Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning. It will also cover how to integrate STEAM based project learning into our exiting curriculum of science subjects. Aspirelab is an education technology company, we partner with primary/secondary schools to improve students’ learning experience in computer science and stem subjects by designing a project based learning curriculum that emphasis on using technology to solve problem in the community and environment.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
5:15pm — 6:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Rising Tide Africa

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Understanding Angel Investing for Women
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Thu, Oct 31, 2019
10:45am — 11:45am
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Jumia Stores

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Journey to Unicorn -The Jumia Story
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This will be a Fireside Chat with Omolola Adagunodo - a top Jumia Executive. Players within the Nigerian/African ecosystem need to learn from each other's stories. The chat will center on Jumia's journey to Unicorn Status and sundry lessons and issues overtime.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
1:15pm — 2:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Mike Asukwo

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The Business of Cartoon Communication
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In this master class, Mike Asukwo, a man governed by creative ideas, will be sharing his experience as a celebrated Cartoonist and also share insights into the business potentials of Cartoons. Participants will get to understand the opportunities within the cartoon sub-segment of the industry as a way to grow the media ecosystem of the South/South-East region. Mike Asukwo is an award winning satire cartoonist. He uses his cartoons (which is published exclusively on BusinessDay Newspaper) to bring attention to political and social causes in Nigeria.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
2:00pm — 2:45pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

African Youth Union Commission

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The AFCFTA Agreement: Nigeria's road to growth
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How the implementation of the African Continental free trade Area AFCFTA would boost the Nigerian Economic and labour space and be a boost to sustainable growth Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is designed to increase trade between African countries bringing all 54 members of the African Union (AU) together in a single market of 1.2 billion people by removing trade barriers such as high tariffs across Africa. This session will look at how the implementation of AFCFTA would boost sustainable growth in the Nigerian Economic and labour space. The African Youth Union Commission AYUC is a network of young leaders with a new wave of modern scientific and technologically driven pan African thinking and tools.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
2:15pm — 3:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Vitus Ezinwa

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Passing the Baton - Insights from 500+ Nigerian Family Owned Businesses
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This session features results of a research analyzing over 500 Nigerian Family Owned Businesses, discuss the insights and key lessons for the benefit of upcoming founders/businesses. Savvy business owners need an exit plan. A succession plan ensures that when the business owner dies or retires, not only will the business continue according to the vision, but will generate more profits and higher value. Dr. Vitus Chidiebere Ezinwa has been Group Human Resources Director since November 1, 2018 and Director at UAC of Nigeria PLC since 2019. Dr. Ezinwa is a seasoned business manager and human resource professional with experience gained in leading multinational corporations. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Anthropology from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, MBA in Management from Lagos Business School, a Masters in Applied Business Research and a Doctorate in Business Administration, both from Swiss Business School, Zurich, Switzerland.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
3:15pm — 4:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Roothub Accelerator

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Beyond the Black Gold: Exploring opportunities and Startup stories in the South South
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The South/South-East is a region of endless opportunities. Here in this session, participants will learn from individuals contributing to drive the business/start up road map; their challenges and experiences running independent businesses in the region. Roothub Accelerator is a Tech, Art and Business Ecosystem connecting People to the right systems and services by leveraging on Technology as an enabler.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
4:15pm — 5:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Jollof Icons

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Creating Illustrations with Figma
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This master class uncovers the tips and tricks into the ways one can take advantage of Figma's powerful features into creating different type of illustrations many don’t have knowledge of - be it icons, 2d, 3d or isometric styled illustrations. Figma is a cloud-based design tool that is similar to Sketch in functionality and features, but with big differences that make Figma better for team collaboration. Jollof Icons is an Open Source collection of 3D, Isometric, Abstract Icons and Emojis.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
4:00pm — 4:45pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Snapi Labs

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Creating Netpreneurs In The South-South
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It will take the global success of startups to give the region its claim to fame which will attract more local and foreign investors and help reduce the high unemployment rate inherent in the region. The goal of this session is to help create Netpreneurs from the south-south region by equipping them with the requisite skills and experience to tackle problems locally and globally. SnapiLABs is a Technology Innovation lab where ideas, codes, frameworks, plugins and passion are mixed to create solutions that solve real life problems.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
11:25am — 12:10pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Havilah Hills

host
Unlocking the Next 60 Million: Making Broadband Accessible & Affordable
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Fri, Nov 01, 2019
10:20am — 10:30am
Arena One
TBA
speakers

School of Government Politics

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Principles of Value and Ethics in Human Capital Development
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This session stresses the importance of human capital development as one of the most important elements of company success. However value and ethics are embedded principles in applying innovative ideas and acquiring new competencies in the right business environment.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
12:25pm — 1:10pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Peace Anyiam-Osigwe

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Unlocking the creative Goldmine in your Neighborhood
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In this Session, participants will get more insight into creative enterprise and the opportunities it represents particularly as it concerns the South/South-East region; which shows a rapidly growing economic powerhouse and is increasingly being recognized as a pathway for sustainable livelihoods for young people across various art forms - film, fashion, and music. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, MFR is a Nigerian filmmaker and entertainment executive. She is the founder of globally acclaimed film ceremony, Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2012, she was bestowed a Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) by the Nigerian government for her contribution to the entertainment industry.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
3:15pm — 4:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Clean Technology Hub

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Energy Access for Economic Growth
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This panel session will discuss how to increase energy access and its cost-benefit advantages using off-grid renewable energy for businesses compared to conventional energy sources in the South-East and South-South regions.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
1:15pm — 2:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

LifeBank Medicals

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Advancing Healthcare through Technology
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This session provides insights into technological models/applications in solving Nigeria's healthcare challenges. It exposes the audience to the reality that young Africans can solve Africa's problems leveraging on technology and its advancements in saving lives. Life Bank is a platform that makes essential medical products needed to solve healthcare problems in Nigeria. We take inventory of essential medical products available in the country, and deliver them in the right condition to the point of need. We connect hospitals with the best suppliers of these products across regions. We are committed to our goal in building the future of African healthcare.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
11:25am — 12:10pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Digital Health Nigeria

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Role of health innovation in economic growth
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This session will uncover the values that some specific Health Tech Founders have added to their career in enabling people reach higher economic potential. Digital Health a strategic initiative designed to improve access to resources, education and capital for digital health startups, entrepreneurs and practitioners. With the goal of creating an ecosystem that produces many financially and socially successful Nigerian health tech companies.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
1:25pm — 2:10pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Austin Okolo

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The Future of Visual Persuasion in Digital Marketing
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This interactive session converses on the future of visual persuasion in digital marketing within the South/South-East region focusing on content creation and audience engagement to drive sales and make profits for business owners. Austin Okolo Enterprises works with small and medium enterprises, governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations to help increase their brand visibility online and grow sales using customized visual digital marketing strategies.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
2:25pm — 3:10pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Spine Fixed

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Reversing Medical Tourism
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Speakers: Dr. Abiodun Ogungbo, Shan George


This session of workshop will examine the burden of Medical tourism to individuals, nation and explore ways to reverse it. It's suitable for individuals, medical practitioners and everyone interested in healthcare. Brain and spine surgery consortium are specialists in neurological disorders based in Abuja, Nigeria. They provide a safe environment for clients with brain and spine diseases. With over 100 operations performed last year, an average of 90% resulted to good outcomes. Why would anyone go abroad?
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
12:25pm — 1:10pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Pbas International

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Get Employed, Remain Employed
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This session will be a masterclass where participants will be taught how to get employed and remain employed in the 21st Century workplace. They will be taught - the Job Hunting Strategies, Skills Employers are look for, Interviewing Skills and how to take ownership of their Career Pbas International is a Professional Services firm that support her clients by managing their end-to-end HR Processes in order to enhance their productivity. They provide a wide range of HR Services to clients e.g: Recruitment, Payroll Administration, Training, Organizational Development, HR Transformation, Talent Management, Performance Management, HR Setup etc.They also host the Young Professionals Training, and Workplace Readiness program.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
2:25pm — 3:10pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Roar Nigeria

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Digital Literacy and the Future of Work
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This session shall explore the level of digital literacy required to gainfully unlock the next 60 million, the means of delivering the levels required and the impact of attaining or missing the targets Roar Nigeria Hub is a community that provides professional support to technology enabled startups, researchers, entrepreneurs and SME’s.Their programs are designed to develop a new generation of innovators and creators that will provide local technology based solutions with a global perspective.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
3:25pm — 4:10pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Hardware Nigeria

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Role of Hardware in Industrialization
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In this session, panelists will discuss the different essential roles hardware plays in the industrialization of every nation and specifically identify how hardware can support Nigeria (especially the region) to build more industries and create massive jobs for the youths Hardware Nigeria Community (HNC) is a network and synergy of Nigerian inventors, makers and hardware entrepreneurs committed to fixing hardware in Nigeria. It is a system which facilitates indigenous technology development, entrepreneurship and job creation.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
2:15pm — 3:00pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Teen Odibeli

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Education as a tool for Regional Development
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This session will expose gaps being created when advancing into a growing economy and the right contact to make that a reality. It will also focus on how to develop local content to solve global issues beginning from locus standings. It is also center on how to handle the brain drain prevalence . Teen Global is an Education and SME management consulting firm with a drive to make innovation, 21st century skills and visibility available for businesses and educational institutions irrespective of the curriculum gaps and provide capacity building platforms for the entrepreneurial climate in Nigeria. They have partnered with Google Startup Grind, MasterCard Foundation, Association for Development of Education in Africa ADEA, Central Bank of Nigeria EDC program, international Center of development Affairs ICDA, Ebonyi SME center, Ministries of Commerce and Industry, and Human Capital Development Abakaliki, Google Digital Skills for Africa.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
4:15pm — 5:00pm
Arena Two
TBA
speakers

Havilah Hills

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Doing Business in South-South-East
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Keynote by Ebele Enunwa (MD, Kilimanjaro) & Remarks by Commissioner for Trade & Industry, Akwa Ibom State Somiari Jaja (MD, Coolex Electronics), MAN Cross River & Akwa Ibom, & Business People from SSE States.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
9:45am — 10:30am
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Havilah Hills

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Destination Marketing, Culture & Tourism; Opportunities in a Digitized Economy
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Destination Marketing, Culture & Tourism; Opportunities in a Digitized Economy - Keynote & Panel Session - Goge Africa
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
9:30am — 10:35am
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Havilah Hills

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Domesticating the Digital Economy
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Domesticating the Digital Economy - Special Panel Session - SA to Governors/Commissioner, ICT, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Imo & Abia/Cross Rivers State
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
9:30am — 10:35am
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Havilah Hills

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Creating and Managing 21st Century Cooperatives: A New Dawn
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Creating and Managing 21st Century Cooperatives: A New Dawn - Riby Finance - Keynote, Panel Session & Product Demo
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
11:00am — 1:00pm
Arena One
TBA
speakers

Havilah Hills

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Structuring Engineering Teams For Scale
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Structuring Engineering Teams For Scale
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
11:45am — 12:30pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

Startup Business Africa

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Raising CAPITAL with ease...
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This master class will help provide practical ways for business owners especially startups raise capital and attract funds for their ideas or grow their businesses. StartUp Business Africa {SUBA} Inc. is a cooperative and social enterprise that seeks to help her members raise capital funding for personal or business projects.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
2:15pm — 3:00pm
Studio
TBA
speakers

The LiftHub

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Co-creating Regional Prosperity through Collaboration and Inclusion
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This session highlights the importance of strengthening collaborations amongst startups and key stakeholders within the South/South-East region for capacity inclusion and business growth. It will help open up dialogues and discussions between hub operators and entrepreneurs regarding adaptive workspace and opportunities. The LiftHub is a holding environment that supports entrepreneurs, (especially first time and early stage) with co-working space, bespoke technology solutions and expert business advisory services, primarily aimed at lowering the cost of starting a business and eliminating the challenges associated with growing a business, irrespective of the difficulty level of its surrounding business environment.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
10:00am — 10:45am
Arena Two
TBA
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Redexign Africa

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Unlocking the next 60 million: Emotional Design
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This session will discuss case references and the impact made on effective application of emotional intelligence in design of most successful companies. Emotional design strives to create products that elicit appropriate emotions, in order to create a positive experience for the user. Afterwards, a deep dive into design and its application in product development will be practically taught to participants. Redexign Africa helps provide designers, startup founders, corporates and all round businesses concerned with finding the missing integral design in African products.
Tue, Oct 29, 2019
3:50pm — 4:35pm
Studio
TBA
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Victor Sunday

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Exploring current trends in Hotel Marketing
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The session will expose hotel owners and managers to current trends in hotel marketing, enabling them grow occupancy rate and boost their revenue using available technology tools. Hotel Booking Limited is travel agency specializing in hotel bookings within Nigeria. We help customers’ book hotel rooms online, provide comprehensive help and support to our clients and make the hotel booking process smooth and easy.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
3:00pm — 3:45pm
Studio
TBA
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The NINE

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Sustainability in The Hub Ecosystem
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This session will address the needs of new and existing Hubs, bridge the gap in Hub management and Innovation commercialization in Nigeria especially South/South-East region as regards sustainability strategy in business The Network of Incubators & Innovators in Nigeria (NINE) is an enterprise support organisation that supports hubs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and innovation driven businesses in Nigeria. An impact driven platform set to increase the capacity of the community of Stakeholders whose day-to-day work is to guide Innovation and Innovative businesses to grow towards success.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
1:25pm — 2:10pm
Studio
TBA
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Melan Consults

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Discovering your niche in global opportunities
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This is an interactive session that addresses the challenges faced by job seekers and entrepreneurs in their quest to finding the right jobs or business paths. It will help develop their minds as to how skills are matched with the right opportunities and also help them make better informed decisions. Melan Consults & Projects Limited is an Owerri-based top recruitment agency handling Human Resources for the entire hospitality industry through recruitment and training. We connect job seekers with jobs in the hospitality industry and connect employers with staff for their facilities.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
5:00pm — 5:45pm
Arena Two
TBA
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Wordpress Nigeria

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Wordpress: Democratizing Publishing
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This panel session hosts WordPress Enthusiasts from the community to discuss the WordPress ecosystem, with focus on Matt Mullenwegs' words when he said "WordPress has always been about websites, but it’s not just about websites. It’s about freedom, possibility, and about carving out your own livelihood, whether it’s by making a living through your site or by working in the WordPress ecosystem itself. The WordPress open source, free software project is the community behind the application. WordPress Nigeria Community host free meetup events open to all who use WordPress or are curious about it, those who want to share their knowledge, experience, and network other WordPress enthusiasts in the area, or businesses who use WordPress and are looking for people to work with in the community.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
1:45pm — 2:30pm
Arena One
TBA
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Mayor Otu

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Power of storytelling, photography for social good
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This fireside chat will expose the power of storytelling, photography for social good. "Mayor Otu is a documentary photographer and storyteller based in Lagos, Nigeria. His core stories are centered around Empathy, social good and changing stereotypes. His works has been exhibited in Nigeria including The Abuja photo Festival and has been published by DIPTYK magazine Morocco and various other online platforms across the world. He’s a content creator, founder @humansofakwaibom , Curator #WalkwithMo and he’s currently documenting women living with Fibroid as a long term project. His projects include; *PRINT ON BLACK *SOUNDS OF DRUMS *WATER OF KATAMPE *THE FIBROID STORY"
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
3:15pm — 4:00pm
E3 Events and Banquets,
KM 1, Uyo Village Road, Off Wellington Bassey (Way Barracks Road), Behind University of Uyo, Uyo
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Insight Leverage

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A New Entrepreneurial Paradigm for Building a Sustainable South
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This panel session will discuss the role of entrepreneurs and policy makers in solving the economic problems within the region, as well as how to use long range visionary and systemic approaches in making the South-South/East region economically viable and prosperous in the long run. Insight & Leverage LLC (RC:1541180) is an advisory and strategy consulting firm that specializes in utilizing deep insights and data from the marketplace, in working with visionary and forward-thinking startups, companies, government agencies, and NGOs, to help them in developing and executing powerful strategies, thereby making them more efficient, more effective and more productive.
Fri, Nov 01, 2019
4:15pm — 5:00pm
Arena One
TBA Akwa Ibom
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Power Bug

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Let there be Light
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This panel session discusses the need to build a thriving renewable energy market in Nigeria which we believe will reduce pollution and improve power supply to a million Nigerians. PowerBug is a product of 3SL, set up to offer a viable power alternative to millions of under-served Nigerian electricity users.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
2:00pm — 2:45pm
Studio
TBA
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PurplePatch Consulting

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Reskilling Revolution; Closing The Skills Gap
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This session will address current skills gaps due to many factors. It will gather business commitments that address future-oriented skills development, while at the same time supporting constructive public-private dialogue on urgent and fundamental reform of education systems and labour policies to prepare workforces for the future of jobs. The PurplePatch Consults is a Management Consulting and Workforce Development organization that delivers innovative, high-quality solutions for the development and growth of a professional, skilled workforce.
Thu, Oct 31, 2019
1:00pm — 1:45pm
Arena Two
TBA
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BudgIT Foundation

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Achieving Accountability and Good Governance in SouthSouth Nigeria: The Role of Civic-Tech
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Transparency, accountability and participation are necessary conditions to ensure that public resources are used efficiently; and with the use of technology, it becomes easier and effective to track these actions. This session will underscores how to better engage governments in the South-South and South-East of Nigeria for accountability and transparency. BudgIT is a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change.
Wed, Oct 30, 2019
2:35pm — 3:20pm
Arena One
TBA
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