After a long wait, the all-inclusive Lagos Economic Summit – EHINGBETI is finally a few days away.
As stakeholders gear up for the economic summit which has been slated for the 16th to 18th of February, Lagos State in partnership with a digital tech media platform – Techuncode, and other selected tech hubs are driving conversations within communities on issues tied to the #ForAGreaterLagos theme.
This initiative is intended to serve as a prelude to the main event –EHINGBETI 2021. In a bid to encourage more participation among the youths and other interested individuals across Lagos State, this preparatory program has been divided into different series and shared among selected hubs that are sparsely distributed across the state.
One of the partnering hubs on the community discourse is Ingressive Capital.
Featuring thought leaders in the technology space, Ingressive Capital will be hosting a conversation around the theme “accelerating impact through Investment in technology”.
The discourse would allow individuals within the firm’s community and other professionals from without to rub minds together and map out a plan for birthing a greater Lagos by means of improved investment in technology within the state.
The event will be held virtually on Thursday, the 11th of February 2021 from around 2pm to 3pm. Click this link here to register.
Keynote speakers at the event will include Sean Burrowes (Founder, Ingressive for Good – I4G), Mimshach Obioha (Executive Director, Ventures Platform), Oluwakayode Nubi (Managing Partner, HoaQ), and Uwem Uwemakpan (VP. Operations Ingressive Capital).
Commenting on the upcoming hub discussion, Techuncode General Manager Arinola Gelor said, “We believe that every tech community has a significant role to play in the state’s reform. This is why we have decided to co-host this event with selected tech hubs within Lagos State. “
“Our goal is to come out of each discourse with specific and realistic recommendations that’d aid investment in technology within Lagos State and ultimately promote the #ForAGreaterLagos agenda,” she added.
The program will be open to all interested individuals at no cost at all. However, pre-registration is required for participation and there are only limited seats available.
This is to avoid congestions and needless contacts at the meeting in defense against COVID 19. To register, click on this link.
You can also click on this link to reserve a seat at the forthcoming Lagos State Economic summit – EHINGBETI 2021. Pre-registration for EHIGBETI is also compulsory.
About Ingressive Capital
Ingressive capital is a venture capital firm that is committed to supporting the upcoming generation of innovators within the African clime.
The company targets a 10% ownership in early-stage tech-enabled businesses with the intention to help them upscale.
Its CEO, Maya Horgan Famodu is reckoned to be the youngest black woman to launch a tech fund, and the youngest person to do the same in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Lagos state economic summit –EHINGBETI was first held in the year 2000. The summit started as an annual event but soon evolved to a biennial event as a way of creating more time for the implementation of policies and achievement of resolutions made at the summit.
Since its inception, the summit has led to 210 resolutions, 199 of which have been resolved.
EHINGBETI allows for convergence between members of both the private and public sectors and allows both parties to have conversations that can drive socio-economic and infrastructural development within Lagos State.
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