The largest startup conference in South-South and South-East Nigeria, StartupSouth, will return for its seventh iteration on November 10 and 11 in Port Harcourt.
Since its inception in 2015, StartupSouth has brought entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators from all around Nigeria and beyond to a city in the South-South and South-East of the country once a year to talk about emerging technological trends, startup difficulties, and opportunities.
The conference’s theme for this year is “Remotely Global: Advancing Subnational Economies from Talents to Corporations,” which aims to investigate how to hasten the transformation of the region’s economies and upskill talent in a field currently dealing with the complexity of many different new technologies.
High-profile speakers at the conference include Dr. Chimezie Amadi, commissioner for digital economy and e-government in Imo State, Funke Opeke, founder and CEO of MainOne, Tomi Davies, president of the African Business Angel Network, and MainOne founder and CEO Funke Opeke.
Policy, human capital and regional development, entrepreneurship, technology, agriculture, health, education, and other topics will all be covered in the sessions. The conference will also include a Networking Hangout Party and an Award Gala that will provide early-stage founders creating high-growth enterprises in Nigeria with networking opportunities and access to investors.