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Startup Port Harcourt Week is more than a conference, it’s a celebration! This annual event will bring together leading and budding founders from within and outside Port Harcourt, local leaders, innovators, thought/change leaders, and friends together over seven days to build momentum, explore opportunities, and tackle together the many challenges of the startup ecosystem in Port Harcourt. The core mission of Startup Port Harcourt Week is to celebrate outstanding entrepreneurial endeavors, develop and support the growing startup ecosystem in the city, and creating a path for startups to scale from ideas to global corporations. Over the course of the week … read more

Theme: Startup Port Harcourt – Collaboration for a Sustainable Ecosystem

 

November 27th – December 3rd 2016


Nov
27
Sun



3:30 pm


Startup Sunday
@ The Elkan Terrace



Startup Sunday
@ The Elkan Terrace


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Nov 27 @ 3:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Startup Sunday @ The Elkan Terrace

Startup Sunday is a periodic meetup where entrepreneurs, talents, innovators, funders and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, connect with potential team members and mentors, develop and nurture products and launch startups.

Nov
28
Mon



9:00 am


#StartupUniport
@ University of Port Harcourt



#StartupUniport
@ University of Port Harcourt


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Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

#StartupUniport @ University of Port Harcourt

#StartupUniport Breakfast Meeting (9:00am) Nigerian universities have the potential to be the brooding grounds for startups and the corporation of the future. This can only happen with the right partnerships and strategic planning. The breakfast[…]

Nov
29
Tue



9:00 am


#StartupUST
@ Rivers State University of Science and Technology



#StartupUST
@ Rivers State University of Science and Technology


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Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
#StartupUST Breakfast Meeting (9:00am) Nigerian universities have the potential to be the brooding grounds for startups and the corporation of the future. This can only happen with the right partnerships and strategic planning. The breakfast[…]


5:00 pm


#StartupBasketball
@ To Be Announced



#StartupBasketball
@ To Be Announced


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Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A novelty basketball game between the basketball community and the startup community to raise awareness and foster integration. Food, drinks, music, comedy and networking.

Nov
30
Wed



8:00 am


Conference Day 1
@ To be Announced



Conference Day 1
@ To be Announced


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Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
8:00 am Arrival & Registration 9:00 am Keynotes Panel discussions 50 Startups to Watch The Outstanding 3 2:00 pm Lunch & Networking Exhibition & Office hours 6:00 pm Exhibition closes


7:00 pm


Google Developer Group GDG Meetup
@ TBA



Google Developer Group GDG Meetup
@ TBA


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Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A networking event with food and drinks hosted by Google Developer Group GDG, Port Harcourt. The purpose of this is to explore in a relaxed atmosphere, the opportunities available to residents of Port Harcourt via[…]

Dec
1
Thu



8:00 am


Conference Day 2
@ To be Announced



Conference Day 2
@ To be Announced


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Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
8:00 am Arrival 9:00 am Keynotes Panel discussions 50 Startups to Watch ‘The Outstanding 3’ 1:00 pm Lunch & Networking Exhibition & Office hours 6:00 pm Exhibition closes


7:00 pm


Global Shapers Meetup



Global Shapers Meetup


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Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A networking event with food and drinks be organized by the Global Shapers Community Port Harcourt. Global Shapers is a community of young professionals which creates a plethora of opportunities and exposure to members. This[…]

Dec
2
Fri



8:00 am


Conference Day 3
@ To be Announced



Conference Day 3
@ To be Announced


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Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
8:00 am Arrival 9:00 am Keynotes Panel discussions 50 Startups to Watch The Outstanding 3 Pitch Port Harcourt 1:00 pm Lunch & Networking Exhibition & Office hours 6:00 pm Exhibition closes


7:00 pm


AE Fashion Exhibition
@ TBA



AE Fashion Exhibition
@ TBA


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Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
This event by AE Illusions will showcase the best of Port Harcourt’s fashion and entertainment community with an aim to fostering collaboration with other sectors. Admission is strictly by invitation.

Dec
3
Sat



7:00 am


A Walk for African Startups
@ TBA



A Walk for African Startups
@ TBA


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Dec 3 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
A Walk for African Startups is designed to raise awareness for startups in Africa. Africa seems to be known more for its problems, yet these problems provide a unique opportunity for startups providing solutions to[…]


1:00 pm


#StartupGarrison
@ Garrison Tech Cluster



#StartupGarrison
@ Garrison Tech Cluster


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Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Garrison-Ogunuabali Corridor is a large concentration of mobile phones and computer hardware sales and repair traders and technicians. They are relentless in their hustle and overcome daily challenges of their environments with grit and[…]


4:00 pm


Shop, Dine & Play
@ Port Harcourt Mall



Shop, Dine & Play
@ Port Harcourt Mall


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Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 

Office Hours

We are looking to invest in startups and innovative ideas that can solve problems in the city. shortlisted applicants will compete before a panel of judges, investors and delegates at the conference. Application opens soon. WATCH THIS SPACE!!!

Exhibition

50 early stage startups that could become leading successful companies in the future and attract attention and investment into the Port Harcourt startup ecosystem. The list will be published here on November 21st 2016. They will future prominently during the period of the event.

Fireside Chat

Three outstanding businesses that have changed the Port Harcourt business landscape in one way or the other. They have successfully scaled their businesses from the startup level to thriving business concerns. They will be honored during the event and will be given the platform to share their stories.

Pitch Port Harcourt

We are looking to invest in startups and innovative ideas that can solve problems in the city. shortlisted applicants will compete before a panel of judges, investors and delegates at the conference. Application opens soon. WATCH THIS SPACE!!!

50 Startups to Watch

50 early stage startups that could become leading successful companies in the future and attract attention and investment into the Port Harcourt startup ecosystem. The list will be published here on November 21st 2016. They will future prominently during the period of the event.

Outstanding 3

Three outstanding businesses that have changed the Port Harcourt business landscape in one way or the other. They have successfully scaled their businesses from the startup level to thriving business concerns. They will be honored during the event and will be given the platform to share their stories.

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