For the third consecutive year, Lagos will play host to 60+ events and experiences that highlight and connect entrepreneurs.

Lagos Startup Week, the annual week-long celebration of startups in Lagos will take place from September 25 – 29 2017.

Lagos Startup Week 2017 tagged “Visionary” provides an opportunity to bring the growing entrepreneurial community in Lagos together under one banner and show people across the globe, why Lagos is such a great place to start and grow a business.

Birthed in 2015, Startup Week has been hosted in 75 cities around the world including Seattle, Austin, Denver, Portland, Maine, Boulder and many others.

In 2016, the Lagos Startup Week welcomed the world’s leading Accelerator Y-Combinator to Africa and featured speakers such as Ola Orekunrin, Shola Akinlade, Lanre Oyedotun, Douglas Jekan, Bizzle Osikoya, Katung Aduwak and Frank Donga.

“This year, we are putting together an amazing line up of speakers which include entrepreneurs, experts, investors and mentors who have made Lagos startup ecosystem what it is today” said Olumide Olayinka, organiser of Lagos Startup Week.

The country’s innovation hub will see the coming together of the best in the startup ecosystem for a week of intense networking, brainstorming, innovation and learning. It will also feature fireside chats, panel discussions, debates, product showcases, tour, dialogues, investor pitches and masterclasses.

Date: September 25-29, 2017

Venue: Oriental Hotel, Lekki

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