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TechCabal’s Inaugural Moonshot Conference brings Africa’s tech ecosystem to Lagos, Nigeria


African tech leaders and investors are set to gather in Lagos, Nigeria this October for TechCabal’s inaugural Moonshot Conference.

They include Gbenga Agboola, CEO of Flutterwave, Anu Adasolum; Founder and CEO, Sabi and Marlon Nichols; Founding Managing Partner at MaC Venture Capital.

The two-day pan-African conference is aimed at bringing together the most audacious thinkers and doers in the African tech ecosystem who are building disruptive solutions to tackle the continent’s most pressing issues. Highly sought after global and African VC investors, startup founders, other entrepreneurs and C-suite keynote speakers will be joined by over 2,000 delegates to answer the question, ‘How do we build radical solutions to the continent’s most pressing problems?’

Moonshot will cut across a range of topical concerns and sectors with 5 key content tracks including: The Future of Commerce – covering changes in fintech, banking, payments logistics and e-commerce, Big Tech & Enterprise – covering global tech giants, banks, telcos and data centres and Emerging Tech Fest – tackling big changes in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality, and Web 3 & Metaverse.

Other topics will include a Startup Festival that will include Venture Capital leaders, a Startup Clinic, and conversations about the state of financing startups as well as a creative Economy discussion that covers content creation and entertainment.

Through keynotes, interactive panels, breakaway sessions, and one-on-one networking opportunities, Moonshot by TechCabal is creating a platform for tech enthusiasts and experts to engage in insightful conversations that will ultimately lead to collaborations. Notable African tech experts and thought leaders confirmed to speak include, Ope Adeoye, CEO OnePipe; Eloho Omame, CoFounder FirstCheck Africa; Miishe Addy, Co-Founder and CEO Jetstream Africa; and Hannah Subayi Kamuanga, Country CEO & Equity Expert at PROPARCO.

The inaugural Moonshot by TechCabal is sponsored by Flutterwave and PiggyVest, among others and is open to global and African VC investors, start-up founders, prominent tech CEOs, entry-level professionals and employees in the tech industry, students, and tech support organisations.

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