- Abimbola Adekanmbi, Oyo state commissioner for finance and budget, Seun Onigbinde, co-founder, BudgIT, others set to speak at Ibadan’s top event for startups.
On Thursday December 21, 2017, Ibadan’s leading online platform, IBPulse, will host tech startup founders, entrepreneurs and other tech industry players and enthusiasts at the Homecoming Edition of After5ive – its interactive informal networking event where startup founders, entrepreneurs, industry players, government, media and other stakeholders discuss issues, developments, challenges and growth opportunities for the ecosystem.
This edition is supported by partners including Oyo state government, GberaTinrin Studios and TinklinD.
It is targeted at also attracting tech founders, developers and other tech players that will be in Ibadan for end-of-the-year festivities.
While attendance at the event scheduled to hold at Latitude Lounge, Ventura Mall Ibadan is free, registration is required and this could be done by visiting ibpulse.com/afterfive
Confirmed speakers for this edition include Abimbola Adekanmbi, Oyo state Commissioner for finance and budget, Seun Onigbinde, Co-founder at BudgIT, Niyi Ajao, Special Adviser to Oyo state government on ICT, Wole Odetayo, Executive Director, Wennovation Hub, Adewale Yusuf, CEO of Techpoint.ng, Adewale Oladipupo, Team Lead at TechCityNG and Ayobami Oyaleke, Founder, Placements.ng
Others include Olanrewaju Abidogun, Curator, ForLoop Ibadan, Oluwamayowa Oshidero, Head of Digital Strategy, TinklinD, and Tony Rowland Awobode, General Manager, thirtytwo FM.
The event will be hosted by CNN and Quartz contributor, Paul Adepoju.
“While tech in Nigeria had been adjudged by what is happening in Lagos, latest developments are convincing individuals in other parts of the country that they can successfully launch startups in any part of the country. We have several of such success stories in Ibadan and we look forward to connecting the various players and advancing various topical issues,” said Paul Adepoju, host and convener of After5ive.
The event’s details are as shown below:
Date: Thursday December 21, 2017
Venue: Latitude Lounge, Ventura Mall Ibadan, Oyo state