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TechPoint Inspired is a technology event which brings together industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, innovators and career professionals. The event creates a platform to discuss, share ideas and experiences, and explore the prevalent tech trends. It aims to shape the future of Nigeria’s tech ecosystem by inspiring the country’s upcoming generation, and is inspired by a strong desire to drive economic development in Africa through technological innovation. The event is hosted by indigenous front-line tech company, and had its maiden edition in May 2017. TechPoint Inspired explores the possibilities available with new technologies like Blockchain, IoT, AI/VR, smart cities, and robotics, and determines how indigenous businesses can leverage on these futuristic technologies. The event will feature presentations and panel discussions from industry leaders, hands-on experience with some cool hi-tech gadgets, networking with other participants and mentors, and much more. Last year’s TechPoint Inspired event saw over 1200 enthusiastic participants, and this year’s event promises to be even more exciting with 5000+ participants expected. Some of the keynote speakers from last year included: Eyo Bassey (CEO, Payporte)
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EYO BASSEY (CEO, Payporte). Source:
Emeka Okoye (CEO, Cynmanticks) Victor Asemota (C0-Founder & Director, SwiftaCorp) Abiola Olaniran (CEO, Gamsole) Sherif Shittu (CEO, Switch Innovation) Iyinoluwa Aboyeji (CEO, Flutterwave) Seun Onigbinde (CEO, BudgIT) TechPoint Inspired 2.0 will see some of these trailblazers return to its stage again, along with other notable speakers. Highlights from last year:

Are you going to be there?

TechPoint Inspired 2.0 holds on Tuesday, 29th of May 2018 at a yet-to-be-announced location. Topics to be discussed in this year’s event include:
  • The 4th Industrial revolution (Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and IoT): Are we ready?
  • Blockchain technology: What comes first, opportunity or treat?
  • The Future of Money: Cryptocurrency, Fintech, and Banks
  • Smart Work: The future of working in Nigeria
  • Fast-tracking the change from analog to digital
  • Policy frameworks: What should the government be doing?
  • The benefits of smart cities and smart communities
  • Innovation Syndrome: Battle for Unicorn status

Research Papers & Demos

Techpoint calls for research papers in the following areas: Machine Learning, AI, VR, Big Data, Cryptocurrency, Smart Cities, and Cybersecurity. Email your entry to For creators and innovators who wish to demo their creations in the area of VR, AR, AI, robotics and bots at the event,  apply here. Note that there are only 10 slots available.


Click here to register for the event. It is FREE to attend.

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This article was first published on 23rd February 2018


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