Techpoint will host Africa and the world at Techpoint Build conference virtually for the first time on August 27 and 28, 2020.
The flagship conference set to hold for two days will cover series of keynotes, topics and panel sessions which are important to the future of startups and technology for Africa. It is also an opportunity to network and learn from startup founders, industry experts across Africa and the world.
As part of the event’s pan-African essence, speakers from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa have been selected to speak on various topics:
- The future of technology and the role of Africa
- Building products with African design
- A path to growth
- A path to scale
- Secured digital currency for Africa’s future
- Raising capital during COVID-19
- Working on global products
- How policy can influence future technology in Africa
- Using technology to tell stories
Nekesa Were is the CEO AND COO, iHub Nairobi. She will be taking a keynote on the future of technology and the role of Africa.
Oluwatobi Otokiti, founder Product drive will be one of the panellists for the session on building products with African design
Nubi Kayode is the perations program manager at Stripe. He co-founded Nigeria’s first online takeaway site, EasyAppetite (acquired by Max Nigeria) and Travelbay. He will be speaking during a session working on global product.
Eloho (Omame) Gihan-Mbelu
She is the founding Managing Director & CEO of Endeavor Nigeria and will be speaking on a path to growth.
Eric Annan, CEO of KuBitX will be speaking on Secured digital currency for Africa’s future.
Amadou Daffe is the CEO and Co-founder of Gebeya. He will be speaking on the panel a path to scale.
Adegoke Olubisi, Co-founder and CEO Helium Health will be speaking on raising capital during COVID-19.
Andrew is the Group Founder and CEO, Jumo World. He will be speaking on raising capital during COVID-19.
Tayo is the Founder and Group CEO of Paga. He is also the co-founder of Kaiors Angels and will be speaking on a path to scale.
Titi is a digital policy expert working as Public policy lead, West and francophone Africa at Google. She will be speaking on how policy can influence future technology in Africa.
He is a venture builder and immediate past vice president Global operations, Andela and will be speaking on a path to growth.
Ernest Obi is the head of global sales at Flutterwave. He will be speaking on the panel a path to scale.
Joel ‘Kachi Benson
Joel ‘Kachi Benson is the founder of VR360 Stories. He also manages JB Multimedia Studios and will be holding a single panel interview on using technology to tell stories.
Liz Mastors is the chief of staff to the CEO at Apollo Agriculture. She will be speaking on raising capital during COVID-19.
Marius Reitz from South Africa is the General Manager Africa operations Luno money. She will also be speaking on Secured digital currency for Africa’s future.
Yele Bademosi, CEO Bundle Africa and founder Micro traction and former director at Binance Labs will be speaking on Secured digital currency for Africa’s future.
Victor chima is the engineering manager at Spotify. He will be speaking on working on global products.
Dolapo Omidire is the founder and team lead at Estate Intel. He is also the immediate past winner of Pitch Storm at 2019 Techpoint Build, and will be sharing the journey and experience learnt so far.
Techpoint Build 2020 the largets tech conference in Africa will be held on 27th and 28th this month August. Attendance is free.
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