This year’s edition of the annual Techie Entrepreneurial Nigerian Talented (TENT) is set to hold in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of Lagos.
According to the organizers, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), this year’s edition would be featuring former presidential candidate, Prof. Patu Utomi, and Sim Shagaya, CEO of Konga.com.
According to the organizers, the annual event has become a platform where budding Nigerian ‘technoprenuers’ showcase their work, connect with resources, and inspire innovation. The theme for this year is ‘Competence. Collaboration. Competition.’
Other speakers are Mario Valle (Director Business Development (Emerging Markets) at Electronic Arts), Oreoluwa Somolu (W.TEC), Emeka Okoye (Vikanti), Osayi Alile Oruene (WimBiz), Chude Jideonwo (RED Media), Emmanuel Oluwatosin (Nokia) and Victor Asemota (Swifta).
This year, participants would be drawn from institutions such as Lagos State Polytechnic, Benson Idahosa University, Covenant University, Federal University of Technology Akure, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, Lagos State University, Yaba College of Technology, Adekunle Ajasin University, University of Ilorin, National Open University of Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University and Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta.
Other participating institutions are Babcock University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomosho, Kogi State University, Tai Solarin University of Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Kwara Polytechnic, University of Uyo and University of Calabar