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Coal city set for South-South/South-East tech start-up stakeholders’ summit

From February 7-8, 2020, all roads will lead to Enugu, the Enugu State capital for the second South-South/South-East Innovation Community Stakeholders’ Summit.

Business Hilights South East Bureau Chief reports that preliminary details from the organisers revealed that key discussions will among other things, cover the state of the ecosystem, human capital development and collaborative goals for the regions’ innovation community leaders.

Already, lead speakers include Kingsley Eze, (Founder of Tenecee), Arinze Chilo-Offiah, (SA, SME Development and Head, SME Centre, Enugu), Ibifuro Asawo, (Co-founder Cinfores & SSA, ICT, Rivers State) and others.

The organisers say the Summit is powered by #StartupSouth and supported by GenesysTech Hub, Digital Dreams, Greenage Technologies and Enugu SME Centre.

Whereas attendance is open to all Innovation leaders in the region, access is strictly by invitation and or early online registration via the link; bit.ly/sse-stakeholders and wait for a confirmation.

Explaining more, Special Adviser on SME & Investment to the Enugu State Governor, Arinze Chilo-Offiah, said “Enugu is happy to host the innovation community stakeholders from across the South-South/South-East at this summit.”

“The SME Centre’s partnership is a reflection of the current aspirations of His Excellency Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration signalling that Enugu is more than ready for business. Enugu’s leadership is hugely motivated to energize the SME, creative and digital economy space.

Giving further reasons for the second edition of the Summit, Operations director at Genesys Tech Hub, Ekene Odum said “We are supporting this summit because at Genesys Tech Hub, we believe that collaboration achieves greater results than individual dispersed efforts can.”