Techpoint Build 2019 Holds Tomorrow

Techpoint Africa, one of Nigeria’s largest chroniclers of tech developments is set to hold on the 26th of January, 2019 in Lagos.

Techpoint Build is an annual tech conference that brings together over 30 thought leaders, 5,000 tech enthusiasts, startups, SMEs and innovators across West Africa.

It is the biggest tech conference and exhibition that connects startups and SMEs communities with all industries, driving conversations that shape thoughts and industry direction for all concerned stakeholders.

The Head of Marketing, West Africa, HMD Global, Olumide Balogun said: “As an organisation with firm belief in innovation, quality and continuous improvement, HMD Global has decided to show its unrivaled desire and commitment to advance the tech industry in Nigeria by throwing its weight behind Techpoint Build for the second year running.

“As a global startup ourselves, we are aware that tech startups have so much to contribute to the advancement of the tech industry, not just in Nigeria but all over the continent and even the world at large, hence, our commitment to come on board this event again.

“In the same way we tell our consumers to expect more from our range of Nokia devices running on pure, secure and up-to-date Android, I am optimistic about this conference to deliver and connect the industry beyond what was achieved in the last edition.”

HMD Global, the Home of Nokia phones will be partnering with the 2019 edition and feature highly educative keynote addresses, SME/Startup clinic, pitch competition for startups, exhibitions and unveiling, as well as pragmatic panel sessions among which is The Challenges of Building a Pan African Business.

Convener of the event and CEO of Techpoint Africa, Adewale Yusuf said: “We are passionate about startup and SMEs in Africa. Since inception, we have been encouraging conversations around technology and the startup ecosystem. The understanding that we need to take these conversations further, by bringing investors to fund technology-driven startups/SMEs in West Africa has let to Techpoint Build and we are glad to have a trusted partner like HMD Global to help with this vision.”


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