AKURE GLOBAL TECHSTARS STARTUP WEEKEND

    Friday, November 9 - 11, 2018


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AKURE GLOBAL TECHSTARS STARTUP WEEKEND

Friday, November 9 - 11, 2018



Friday, November 9 - 11, 2018
Event starts at 3:30 pm

Curators Hub
Akure Owo Express after A &T presidential Hotel Akure
Akure, Ondo State

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NIGERIA'S FIRST TECH FOR ALL SOLUTION STARTUP WEEKEND IS LIVE IN AKURE! Are You A Problem Solver Do You Have What It Takes?.Register now

Startup Weekend is one of the best ways to support your local community and explore firsthand experience on what the startup ecosystem in Nigeria has to offer for the global market. We're Bringing The First Tech For All Solution Themed Startup Weekend To Nigeria With This Empowering Young People To Bring Ideas From Social, Economical, Environmental And Financial  Problems  In Their Community Proffering Practical Solution Utilizing Tech In 54 Hours.

What can you do in 54 hours? Share ideas, meet a team, and be mentored by the industry's finest; where you’ll find the tools to design and build a new product, service or business in the space of a single, fast-paced weekend.  


What is a Startup Weekend? 
Startup Weekend is where startup enthusiasts get together to form new businesses in a 54-hour marathon of inspiration, perspiration, collaboration, and fun! The program is in collaboration with STARTUP WEEKEND AFRICA ,GOOGLE AND TECHSTARS.

The First Tech For All Solution Themed Startup Weekend Is Going To be Live In 4 Cities In Nigeria,

The ideas & startups that will emerge from different cities will be getting :
-Travel opportunities.
-Seed capital investment .
- An Incubation for 3 months at  one of Africa's finest accelerators  program.
- Access to their co-working space and community .
- Free Access to programs and training.
- Coaching sessions  amongst others
We will have more amazing prizes coming from our  prospective sponsors and partners which you can be part of .

For sponsorship and inquires 
Visit  www,global.startupweekend.org
Email : startupweekendng@gmail.com or call +2348075581737

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday November 9th


3:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


4:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


4:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


5:30 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


6:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


6:30 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


7:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday November 10th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday November 11th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The AKURE GLOBAL TECHSTARS STARTUP WEEKEND team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


Signature Sponsors

Startup Weekend Africa is a movement/community for startups in Africa challenging the mindsets of people , empowering them to be change agents whilst building viable businesses,

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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Akure is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Chineyenwa
    Okoro Onu
  • Olusola
    Amusan
  • Orimolade
    Oluwamuyemi Alexander

Facilitators


Chineyenwa Okoro Onu
Founder Novsaic Expression

https://web.facebook.com/chineye.dominic Chineyenwa Okoro Onu is a social entrepreneur, using her knowledge on entrepreneurship and human resource management to inculcate the importance of being innovative and productive. She is the Idealist for Novsaic Expression an initiative that believes WITH ART ,INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY NOTHING IS A WASTE the curators of AFRICA RECYCLE SYMPOSIUM AND FAIR and STARTUP WEEKEND AFRICA. She was nominated for the ANZISHA PRIZE AWARD in 2014. In 2017 she was inducted into the ROYAL COMMONWEALTH FELLOWSHIP and THE ROTARY INTERNATIONAL .
She has worked with notable and highly rated professionals and with her fellow team members she drives the need for change in her community. Chineyenwa is working towards becoming the change she seeks to see in our world . As an Environmentalist , Enabler ,Speaker and Trainer, these has geared her to speaking and attending educational seminars, social entrepreneur’s events, where she teaches the need for environmental awareness ,creating viable business from social problems as well as sharing her passion by telling her change journey.
She has also been quoted in CNN as one of the 12 brilliant Africa entrepreneurs under 22 in 2014 and featured on How We Made It In Africa, CCTV Africa ,Ajazera and other media platform.
Chineyenwa was recently made Africa First Female Facilitator for Techstars Startup Weekend Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
She won the West African Youth Forum Social Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018.
Email: Chineyenwa.onu@gmail.com / Hello@novsaic.com
Facebook &Linkedin :Chineyenwa Okoroonu
Instagram : miz_chichi
Twitter :wasteorcreate

Event Staff


Chinaza Medelene Okorie
Founder Converse Nigeria

Founder ConverseNg,
Software Engineer,
Educationist and Activist (For reformed education in Nigeria).
Passionate about re-orientating and educating the African Continent. 
The NGO ConverseNg aims to galvanize in order to become socially aware through Media, Research, Community service and education thereby, promoting conscious citizenry.Passionate about re-orientating and educating the African Continent. 
The NGO ConverseNg aims to galvanize in order to become socially aware through Media, Research, Community service and education thereby, promoting conscious citizenry.


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