Commerce House, 1, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

  • Date: Nov 16, 2019
  • Time: 05:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Timezone: America/New York


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Jean Marc

Jean Marc Ricca

Managing Director , BASF West Africa

Kola Aina

Founder, Ventures Platform Hub

John Obaro

CEO, SystemSpecs (Remita)

Ovie Adasen

Head Innovation, Digital Enablement & Analytics (IDEAs), StanbicIbtc

Olamide Afolabi

Managing Director , Touch and Pay Technologies Limited

Tosin Faniro Dada

Head, Lagos Innovates, LSETF

Atul Kshetry

Managing Director, Hoesch Pipe Mills (Nig) Ltd.

David Adebayo

Head Products and Partnership (Health & Education) , Standard Bank Group

Jane Egerton Idehen

Head of Sales | Middle East & Africa , Facebook

About the Event

Velocity by Founder Institute Lagos

Velocity is designed to celebrate Founder Institute Lagos Graduates who have been through FI's Hard Core, Navy-Seal Curriculum and have survived. Put simply, a start-up that survives the 14-Week program will be ‘velocified’ and ready to take on not just the Lagos but soon enough the African market.

Who Should Attend?

  •  Angel and early-stage investors looking to invest in startups
  •  Alumni, mentors, and friends of the Founder Institute
  •  Anyone interested in launching a technology company in Lagos
  • Anyone who is interested in innovative companies coming out of Lagos


  • Registration
  • Welcome Address
  • Presentation on FI
  • Keynote Speech
  • Video on the FI Journey
  • Pitch 1
  • Panel Session
  • Presentation on FI
  • Pitch 2
  • Presentation of Certificates
  • Closing Remarks
  • Networking

For more information about the investors, accelerators, incubators, and tech events available in Lagos, see our list of Startup Resources. Or, if you're interested in perfecting your pitch, read our Pitch Deck Guide and download free pitch templates.

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