Meet the speakers at Lagos Startup Week 2022

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July 25 to 302022, Africa’s startups and aspiring entrepreneurs come together for Lagos Startup Week, a week-long celebration of the African startup scene that brings together diverse stakeholders for learning, investing, exhibiting, advancing career and networking.

Since 2015, Lagos Startup Week has positioned itself as the most engaging tech and startup event in Nigeria and indeed across Africa, with a gathering of over 5,000 tech players. It is the one place that brings together talent, founders, operators, investors and regulators with value to offer to each party.

This year’s edition focuses on And after ? By participating, you will look to the future by listening to those currently building that future and their investors and understanding the role you could play in that future. Startup founders, investors, aspiring entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts will take an in-depth look at what the future holds for different industries as well as other important topics like gender equality and workplace employability. global scale.

Held across 3 main venues, with a number of virtual programs to include Africans in the diaspora in the conversation, the 6th edition of Lagos Startup Week (LSW), which runs from July 25-30, 2022, promises to be illuminated.

“We are very pleased to sponsor this year’s Lagos Startup Week. As a technology startup solving payment problems for ambitious businesses in Africa, this year’s edition is an opportunity to reflect on the journey so far and envision the future of technology in commerce, logistics, health, etc.

We look forward to welcoming Innovation Tour participants, participating in insightful conversations, meeting founders, operators, and other ecosystem stakeholders, and showing guests payment experiences exciting events on our stand. says Paystack, one of the sponsors of Lagos Startup Week

Branch International is excited to announce sponsorship of #Lagosstartupweek 2022! We are a startup revolutionizing banking in emerging markets by delivering world-class financial services to smartphone users across the continent, enabling them to save, transact, pay bills and invest money. ‘money.

This year at Lagos Startup Week, we look forward to an exciting time with other stakeholders, founders, experts, enthusiasts and guests visiting our exhibition stand. Come check out “What’s Next” for Branch and join our journey.

This year, we hope to spark conversations around “What’s Next” by connecting and listening to founders as they work to achieve their goals of changing business and society through technology. As we learn from those currently building the future, we will also empower and empower the next generation of founders and disruptors through this event. Said Olumide Olayinka, Organizer of Lagos Startup Week, Prime Startups Partner

Here are some programs not to be missed during the week

What’s next for Fintech

Date – July 25, 2022

Place – Twitter

So much has happened in Fintech that many argue there are too many players and some argue there are not enough. Come join our speakers and learn what the future holds for the fintech industry. Join the Space here

Speakers: ( Dayo Odulate-Ademola- MD, Nigeria · Branch International, Celestine Omini – Co-Founder Klump, Nubi Kay – Head of Startup Programs – Paystack, Olumide Olayinka – Co-host Lagos Startup Week, Benjamin Dada Nigeria Nigeria Country Manager, Stitch)

Startup Growth Masterclass:

Date – July 27, 2022

Location – Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island

We have growth experts and high-growth startup executives coming to discuss how to position your business for growth. Startup founders or anyone interested in marketing would not want to miss this session. register here

Speakers:

  • Anthony Otagbie, director of the Otaigbe group
  • Jenrade Lawal, Klump Technologies
  • Jerry Okon, Operations Manager, Flex Finance
  • Lucy Mbuthia, business strategy expert
  • Adetutu Talabi – Side Brief

Exhibitions:

Meet tech companies like Paystack, Omnibiz, Branch, Microsoft, Klump, Youverify, Lemonade Finance, Izesan! Talk Esan!, Flex Finance and others

Innovation visits: (July 27, 2022)

Take advantage of the opportunity to visit some of Nigeria’s hottest startups. This tour would showcase points considered very essential to the growth of the Lagos tech startup scene. Some of these spots include startups and hubs such as Paystack, Endeavor, Cchub and more. Reserve your place for the innovation tour here.

The Next Tech Frontier – Anticipating change for the next billion

Date – July 28, 2022

Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island

We have seen a wave of startups and digital products in finance, education and healthcare. Recently, there has been a shift towards other sectors like blockchain, gaming, energy, etc.

This session will educate participants on where the market is heading and how we can prepare for change.

Speakers:

  • Olu Akanmu, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer – Opay Nigera.
  • Nefe Etomi, Head of Strategy and Finance – Paystack.
  • Victor Oluwole, business editor, Business Insider.
  • Dayo Ademola, Branch International, Managing Director, Nigeria.

Electronic Payments Adoption in B2C Retail: The Future of E-Commerce

Since the last edition of LSW, new payment methods have been adopted. We now have things like direct debit and buy now, pay later. What more can we hope for in e-commerce? Come hear from the people building the new payment rails.

Speakers:

  • Ope Adeoye, Chief Plumber, One pipe.
  • Priya Amarnani, Sales Manager, MPlify.
  • Tochukwu Ironsi, Market Intelligence – Paystack.
  • Zainab Arilese, Product Manager – Omnibiz.
  • Mayowa Alli, co-founder – Traction Apps.

What’s Next for Gaming and Animation – Telling African Stories The Future of Gaming and the Metaverse

Gaming has become a culture in Africa and we have had conversations about gamers monetizing their time through this new technology. Understanding what the future holds in this sector and how to position yourself can be a game-changer.

Speakers:

  • Hugo Obi, Founder – Maliyo Games
  • Agnès Soyode-Johnson, Managing Director – Limitless Studios.
  • Kunmi Adenipebi, Chief Operating Officer, Gamr.

What’s next for broadband infrastructure and mobile technology services

Internet penetration in Nigeria has increased. 4G network adoption has become more common, but connectivity remains an issue as few regions can boast a high-speed network. Space is ripe for disruption and we’ll be hearing from some experts in the field.

Speakers:

  • Kendall Ananyi, CEO – Tizeti.
  • Taha Jiwaji, CEO – Beem.

These are just a few of the sessions we will be hosting throughout the week. You can tell there will be more to come. Don’t worry about fatigue, they will all be modeled as conversation and will engage every listener.

To find out more about all sessions and speakers, please visit here. We are running out of places and it is a beast that you reserve your place before it is taken.

Free registration here.

To expect;

  • 3 virtual events
  • 3 physical locations
  • Innovation Tour
  • Workshops
  • 70+ speakers

Places :

  • Zonal technology park.
  • Hotel and casinos of the Federal Palace.

Date: July 25 – 30, 2022.

The schedule:

As previously indicated, the event will take place over 6 days between Monday July 23 and Saturday July 30.

To find out more about all sessions and speakers, please visit here. We are running out of places and it is a beast that you reserve your place before it is taken.

Free registration here.

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