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  The Connect Nigeria Business Mixer is the foremost business networking event in Lagos, Nigeria. It brings together founders, entrepreneurs, and executives, for an evening of learning, engagement, and building working relationships. The event unfolds in a serene environment that’s conducive to absorbing insights and doing valuable deals.
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The latest edition of the Connect Nigeria Business Mixer is slated for Friday, April 26, 2024. Apart from the opportunity to connect with forward-minded businesspeople, it will also feature speakers sharing their most valued tips and strategies for business success. Here’s a summary of our speaker lineup:

Kelvin Umechukwu, Co-founder and CEO, Bumpa

Kelvin Umechukwu
Kelvin established and heads up Bumpa, a platform enabling African small businesses to start, manage, and grow their enterprises through mobile devices. Bumpa lets them create a business website, record sales, issue invoices, and manage business operations. This startup is venture-backed, with $4.25 million in funding raised. Through Kelvin’s efforts and those of his founding team, Bumpa has emerged as a leading enterprise-support company. It currently serves over 70,000 merchants and facilitates more than 30,000 orders through its app. Prior to Bumpa, Kelvin worked as Incubation Program Manager and Portfolio Manager at Co-Creation Hub (CcHub). There he created and effected several programs for early-stage startups across Africa. He has also been Program Manager and Head of Business Development at TechQuest STEM Academy. In this capacity, he led the implementation of STEM programs in 15 states, training more than 20,000 persons. Kelvin’s other involvements include the Consonance Club, which he founded as a community that supports innovators with the insights they need to succeed.
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Princewill Mba, Co-founder and CEO, Ovaloop

Princewill Mba
Princewill is the CEO of Ovaloop, a simplified inventory manager for SMEs. Ovaloop takes on business needs, integrating specially designed solutions for several business types. It’s an assemblage of vital resources, all together in one place. For over a decade, Princewill has built capacity in multiple areas of competence, including engineering, business consultancy, and entrepreneurship management. He brings this wide-ranging experience to bear on his role as Chief Executive at Ovaloop, where he leads growth efforts. Princewill is a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) and has formal Entrepreneurship qualifications. He also has over 8 years of experience managing teams and is skilled at initiating projects with built-in competitive advantages.

Ikechukwu Onwumere, Founder and CEO, IT Service Desk Africa

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Ikechukwu Onwumere is Chief Executive at IT Service Desk Africa, a company that’s pioneering new ways to achieve IT service delivery in Nigeria. The company’s flagship solution is the Device Health Management Service (DHMS), an HMO for desktops and laptops that caters to organizations, schools, and private residences. Ikechukwu has a strong background in network infrastructure support, having spearheaded critical projects at institutions like Guaranty Trust Bank and Investment One Financial Services. He’s certified as an ITIL professional, is an ISO 27001 lead implementer, and is a Cisco Certified Network Professional.
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Besides his role at IT Service Desk Africa, Ikechukwu presently serves as a technical consultant at Tech4mation, an indigenous Information Technology company. The venue of the Connect Nigeria Business Mixer will be communicated to you after your registration. It’s free to attend for members of Club Connect and costs ₦15,000 for non-members. If you would like to find out more about the Connect Nigeria Business Mixer, you can call 08098005000.
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This article was first published on 23rd April 2024


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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