Genesys IGNITE explores latest technology trends in building economy


This year’s GenesysIGNITE annual event will explore latest technology trends and its role in building national economy.

It will also proffer professional insight particularly for participating startups, as a strategic imperative to realize growth opportunities.

According to the organizers, ‘GenesysIGNITE is an annual tech convergence that seeks to congregate young entrepreneurs/startups, industry leaders, visionaries, innovators, CTOs, CIOs, engineers, developers, designers, and tech enthusiasts, with a main objective to explore latest technology trends & its role in building national economy and to proffer professional insights particularly for the participating startups.

The statement further stated that the event will promote and display the stellar achievements of the country’s young entrepreneurs, with outstanding business solutions, leveraging innovative technologies and digital initiatives.

“GenesysIGNITE will expose participating startups to potential mentors and investors during the event; ultimately seeking to become a catalyst for more innovative solutions.

“Graduates, undergraduates and budding-entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their start-up ideas to a panel.

“The top innovative ventures will be granted a seed fund of up to USD30, 000.00 (thirty thousand US Dollars) in cash and support.”

To participate in this second edition are key stakeholders in the business and technology space such as the Office of the Vice President- responsible for innovation & entrepreneurship, Federal Minister of Science & Technology,

Others are tech giants- Huawei, Google, HP, Dell/EMC, Microsoft & IBM, the international community- the German Consulate, delegates of new economy & startups, German Industry and Commerce and other government functionaries.

The event is billed to hold on the 16th November 2018 at Enugu Lifestyle and Golf City (The Centenary city), Enugu by 10:00am prompt.

Genesys Ignite 2018 will be chaired by Chief Ken Nnamani, former president of the Senate.

To speak at the event are Mac Atasie , Chief Executive Officer Nextzon Business Services Limited, Jude Abaga (MI) – Chief Executive Officer Chocolate City, Chief Osita Chidoka – Former Honourable Minister of Aviation, Patrick Okigbo – Principal Partner at Nextier Advisory, Kingsley Eze – Managing Director/CEO, Tenece Professional Services Limited.

The chief host of the event is Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, executive Governor of Enugu State.

The Genesys Technology Hub (‘Genesys’) is specifically designed to serve as a Centre for learning and development in the area of digital design, software engineering and business development.

To serve as the nucleus of a collaborative community of talented individuals whose creativity & novelty will fuel a technology revolution and business innovation in Nigeria.

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