The United States Global Startup Ecosystem‘s 3rd annual Nigeria Tech Summit begins on December 17, 2021 (10am-5pm EST) at the Abuja Transcorp Hilton, the U.S. Embassy Abuja has announced.
The event, which will have virtual live access to global delegates, is being sponsored by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria and will be hosted in partnership with accelerator partners IBM Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud, Sendgrid, and other partners.
A statement form the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, “this free live summit event will welcome delegates from across Nigeria and around the world to discuss the future of employment, entrepreneurship, and education in Nigeria as the country faces its highest level of youth unemployment and civic unrest. Insights and initiatives leveraging tech and innovative inclusive ways to accelerate the future of Nigeria will be discussed.
“Free registration will be required to access the live program or attend live : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nigeria-tech-summit-2021-tickets-162900687341
“As part of the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria’s on-going efforts to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth, the Embassy welcomes representation from creators and innovators from throughout Nigeria to participate in this virtual program.”
The statement said that “a Start-up Lab Virtual Bootcamp Accelerator with Silicon Valley mentors will be held on December 16, 2021. Selected delegates will get free access to the summit, mentorship, and a pitch competition opportunity to present to summit sponsors and partners on December 17th. Candidates based in Nigeria can apply at: https://forms.gle/iM3VHFouwTQ9E6W48.”
It added that “the deadline for submission will be December 5th. The U.S. Mission proudly supports entrepreneurship through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in Lagos and Abuja, Providing Opportunities for Women in Economic Rise (POWER) Start Up Northeast and various exchange opportunities including the Mandela Washington Fellows, YALI, TechWomen, and the Fortune 500 Mentoring program.
“More information on the event partnership and exhibition can be found by emailing Letitia Boateng at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact: Nigeria Tech Summit (E) email@example.com (W) www.nigeriatechsummit.com.”