Y Combinator (YC), a startup accelerator based in California (U.S.), will be visiting Lagos from 23-28 September 2016 on a tour of the Nigerian technology ecosystem. With investments in high profile startups like Airbnb, Dropbox and Stripe, Y Combinator is known as the world’s most powerful start-up incubator. YC attracts talented entrepreneurs from all over the world, and has recently invested in African startups like Paystack, OMG Digital and Flutterwave, to mention a few.
This tour is in line with YC’s Office Hours in 11 Countries, where partners will meet with technology entrepreneurs from across the globe with the intention to find and fund the next big technology startup. The Lagos leg is curated and hosted by Ingressive, an investment group that connects Africa’s top founders with Silicon Valley capital and expertise, and will kick off with a speaking event on September 23, 2016 at the Startup Friday.
This event is scheduled to be held at Landmark Event Center and is expected to have over 70 investors and 950 startup founders in attendance. This will …read more
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