April 29, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

GE partners with Lagos State to host Technology Conference for Nigerian startups in the U.S.

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Governor of Lagos State, H.E. Akimwumi Ambode, delivered the keynote speech entitled ‘The Role of Technopreneurs in Lagos – An Emerging Smart City.’

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE, the world’s premier digital industrial company, this week partnered with the Lagos State Government and others to host a technology conference for Nigerian startups in the US.

The conference, which was a result of collaborative efforts between the Lagos State Government, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Microsoft and GE, was held in Washington DC from Monday, April 23 to Thursday, April 26 with over 15 leading Nigerian tech entrepreneurs and startups in attendance.

Governor of Lagos State, H.E Akinwumi Ambode, delivered the keynote speech entitled ‘The Role of Technopreneurs in Lagos: An Emerging Smart City’ at the conference which further affirmed GE’s commitment to skills training programs for young Nigerian entrepreneurs.

A key highlight of the conference was a training workshop facilitated by GE Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of General Electric, which shared valuable insights on how to position a startup to win with investors. There …read more

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