All is now set for Startup Port Harcourt Week 2019, scheduled for October 20th – 26th, at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park.

Theme: From Oil to Tech – Preparing for the Future.

Starting today, series of engaging and exciting events have been lined up through out the week. These include a Hackathon, Demo Day, She in Tech, Gamer’s Party, Investor’s Dinner, Startup Kids, Startup Port Harcourt Town Hall Meeting, The Coffee House, FitFam etc.

With the startup Port Harcourt week 2019, the convener Mr Bereni D. Fiberesima noted that the aim is to dive deep into the Creative and Digital sectors which have remained untapped despite the push to diversify the economy. Also crucial subjects as Globalization and Standardization of indigenous products would be looked into. “In addition, we will examine the subsequent boost in entrepreneurship, prosperity, security, and stability. As well as how the oil economy can be leveraged to transform the city into Africa’s leading Innovation Hub.” he concluded.

This edition will be the 4th since it debuted in 2016.

Get the Calendar, full list of activities and speakers here

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