Building a Successful Technology Startup in Africa

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Hosted by Afripreneur

SMW Studio Water Corporation Road - Plot 5B Oniru Lagos

As the proliferation of technology continues across Africa, the power of access and communication has increased in multiple folds among young Africans compared with just a decade ago. With increased access comes increased opportunities.

With the increased frenzy to build a startup among young people; a lot of issues like poor preparation, inadequate knowledge & infrastructure, untested customer needs, wrong focus, poor management of finance & tax commitments, ignorance of policy framework & government regulations, etc are some of the major issues plaguing many who have entered and crashed out of the start up journey.

Building a Successful Technology Startup in Africa will address the various parameters that remains critical in creating successful technology startups and SMEs in the African technology space.

The panelist will shed light on critical issues that startup founders/teams and SMEs need to address. Participants will learn;

  • How to recognize a good idea.
  • How to launch a product or business into the market.
  • What it takes to build a sustainable technology business.
  • How to navigate the business law & policies.
  • Best practices for tax, accounts and finance management.

Participants will leave with the right knowledge to reduce the threats their startups & SMEs could encounter. They will acquire the right knowledge on how to leverage available & unknown opportunities for business success.


Venue & Location

SMW Studio

Water Corporation Road - Plot 5B
Oniru, Lagos

Social Media Week

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Building a Successful Technology Startup in Africa

Hosted by Afripreneur

  • Ike Eze

    Ike Eze


    Lagos Angel Network

  • Toki Mabogunje

    Toki Mabogunje


    Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry

  • Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu

    Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu


    ix Consults

  • Segun Ogunlana

    Segun Ogunlana



  • Taiwo Oyedele

    Taiwo Oyedele


    PwC Nigeria