Business breakfast // Nigeria & Lithuania connections

October 2018 // Vilnius, Lithuania

Did you know that:

  • The startup ecosystem of Nigeria’s financial capital Lagos alone is worth 2$ billion, putting it above South Africa’s Johannesburg and Cape Town?
  • Nigerian online e-commerce platform Jumia has 3 million customers, 3,000 employees, and operates in 23 countries?
  • Nigeria’s middle class is the biggest in Africa, amounting to 42 million people, which equals that of Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa put together?
  • That companies such as Google, Facebook, and IBM are not only actively investing in various initiatives but also sourcing talented technologists from Nigeria among other countries of the continent?

Join us for a business breakfast to learn more about ICT environment in Nigeria and explore how Lithuanian IT sector can partner with techpreneurs from one of the most rapidly growing ICT markets in Africa.

Also joining us for breakfast are:

  • Daina Kleponė, managing director of Enterprise Lithuania,
  • Mimshach Emmanuel Obioha, Director, Innovation consulting and Entrepreneurship programs, at Nigeria based early stage growth focused fund Ventures Platform,
  • Mantė Makauskaitė and Eugenija Kovaliova, co-founders of research and consultancy centre AfriKo.

Among many interesting insights into Nigeria’s vibrant tech scene, will be also presenting a program that will facilitate closer cooperation among Lithuanian and Nigerian techpreneurs.

Practical details:

  • The event is in English.
  • Attendance is free, but registration is required as number of spaces is limited.
  • Venue – small conference hall at Vilnius TechPark.
  • For questions and inquiries please contact Eugenija at or +370 681 45554.

The event is part of the project financed by the funds of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme