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Founders Connect Live Returns with ‘The Builders Summit’ and Startup Innovation Challenge


Following the overwhelming success of its inaugural edition, Founders Connect Live is proud to announce the highly anticipated return of its flagship event on Saturday, May 25, 2024. Presented in collaboration with Africhange, this year’s installment, dubbed The Builders Summit, promises to be an electrifying convergence of entrepreneurial minds, innovative thinkers, and industry leaders.

Building upon the triumph of its predecessor, this year’s edition, The Builders Summit, recognizes the indispensable role played not only by founders but also by the architects of innovation – the operators, problem-solvers, and investors who propel progress. With a distinguished lineup of speakers including Sim Shagaya, Tosin Olaseinde, and Adia Sowho, among others, attendees can expect thought-provoking discussions and invaluable insights tailored to entrepreneurs, talents, investors, and media representatives alike.

In addition to engaging talks, The Builders Summit will feature a dynamic array of activities, including live interviews, keynote sessions, panel discussions, and breakout sessions, providing ample opportunities for networking and collaboration. Attendees will also enjoy interactive games, photo booths, and refreshments throughout the day with tickets for The Builders Summit now being available at www.foundersconnect.xyz/builders-summit.

Complementing the event is the Startup Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Founders Connect, offering early-stage founders the chance to showcase their innovative ideas. With prizes totaling over $300,000 in value, including cash rewards, service subscriptions, and mentorship opportunities, the challenge is poised to catalyze the growth of promising startups and foster connections within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Founder of Founders Connect, Peace Itimi, expressed the organization’s commitment to fostering innovation and facilitating meaningful connections within the startup community. “We are deliberate about creating a platform that highlights innovation, connects entrepreneurs with investors and business leaders, and nurtures promising businesses,” she reiterated.

Early-stage startup founders are encouraged to apply for the Startup Innovation Challenge before the deadline on April 28, 2024, by visiting www.foundersconnect.xyz/startup-challenge.

The Builders Summit is proudly presented by Africhange and supported by leading organizations including Paystack, Paga, Raenest, Mycover.AI, Kora, and Miva Open University. Media partners for the event include TechCabal, Benjamin Dada, The Cable, Pulse Nigeria, Technext, Business Day, Guardian, Business Elites Africa, and The Boss Approach.