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About StartConFest

#StartConFest Business, Technology, and Creative Festival is the annual gathering of industry players and leaders who are passionate about the start-up business ecosystem within the Country. Immerse yourself in Five (5) days of fun, sales, networking, and learning, all in an environment fostering collaboration.
Designed to strengthen Akwa Ibom's reputation as the Startup Capital of Nigeria, due in part to the rising wave of Technology and entrepreneurial activities, the festival provides inspiration to entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, students, Corporate Bodies, and the general public with the right mix of vital components needed to spur entrepreneurial ecosystem growth of the Countryā€ˇ as well as, showcase global trends.
It delivers inspiring talks from industry thought leaders, products showcase, musical performances, film screenings, theater performances, spoken word, book readings, daily fashion shows, mentor ship, boot camps, pitches, contests & competitions, talent hunts, games, virtual reality experience, awesome networking platform and one-on-one interactions surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal.


Keynote Speakers

Eno Umoh

Eno Umoh is the co-founder of Global Air Media, a drone mapping and cinematography company based in Baltimore. GAM created a Drone Academy for youths to promote STEM initiatives and drone safety for children in the US, UK, Nigeria, and the UAE. He is a member of the US State Department's 'US Speaker's Program'. GAM has also utilized UAV technology to map humanitarian missions such as the hurricane aftermath in Puerto Rico and the refugee crisis in Myanmar/Bangladesh.

Mohammed Jega

Techprenuer | Co-founder Domineum.io | Business Development Manager Africa at Vogue Pay | Director at Young CEO's Business Forum | Founder of StartUp Arewa.

Samuel Ogu

Samuel Ogu is the co-founder and CEO of Codekago Interactive an ICT/media conglomerate. Apart from programming, he enjoys reviewing gadgets and latest trends.

Udoka Inwang

Udoka Inwang has over 3 years of experience as a Network engineer, working with Synergy Networxx, a London based IT company and as well Aptech, Hubitz and Tedikom Wireless Limited based in Nigeria. Udoka is the CEO at Study Room and a British Council certified entrepreneur.

Aniedi Udo

Aniedi is an IT Professional, Open Source Evangelist, JavaScript Developer and Product Manager, with over 12 years practical experience working with startups in the Human Resources, Media, Finance, Education, Logistics and Location-Based Services industries.


Session Curators

Hanson Johnson

Imade Osaghae

Annie Idibia

Blessing Effiong

Joyce Daniels

Uduak Uche

Chikere Onyinyechi

Jethro Daniel

Aniebiet Francis

Uduak Essien

Damola Morenikeji

Seyene Gregory

Enwongo Cleopas

Enesu Joseph

Eso Eso

Ubong Kardynal

Mary Kaey

Femi Royal






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