Emerging Communities for Africa and AfriConEU, under the umbrella of the AfriConEU Networking Academy, will host a 3-day Bootcamp workshop on the 12- 14 September in Abuja.
Join us for an exciting 3-day adventure in the heart of Abuja! Emerging Communities for Africa and AfriConEU, are coming together under the vibrant umbrella of the AfriConEU Networking Academy. Get ready for a transformative experience as we invite you to our exclusive Bootcamp workshop from the 12th to the 14th of September. Throughout the bootcamp, you will engage in activities to enhance your entrepreneurial skills, network with like-minded individuals, and refine your project ideas. Here’s an overview of what you can expect each day:
Day 1: Ideation
On the first day, you will dive into the exciting world of ideation. Through interactive sessions and group activities, you will explore your personal and team goals, identify your areas of expertise, and map out the challenges or problems you aim to address. Guided by facilitators, you will generate and refine innovative project ideas using ideation techniques such as brainstorming and World café. This day will lay the foundation for the development of your projects.
Day 2: Consolidation
The second day focuses on consolidating your project ideas and developing a comprehensive plan. You will receive valuable insights on European angel investment and how it can benefit African startups. With the support of facilitators, you will refine your project concepts, conduct ideation synthesis, and define your project’s scope and objectives. You will further refine your ideas and develop a solid project framework through tools like clustering, dot voting, and ideation matrix. This day will prepare you for the next stage of the bootcamp.
Day 3: Presentation
On the final day, it’s time to present your projects to real users and potential investors. You can pitch your ideas and showcase prototypes or mock-ups developed during the bootcamp. Through a hybrid format, combining in-person and virtual interactions, you will receive valuable feedback and insights from the audience. This day is dedicated to refining your presentation skills, gaining exposure, and maximizing your chances of attracting interest and support for your projects.
Throughout the bootcamp, there will be networking sessions, interviews, and opportunities to connect with fellow participants, mentors, and industry experts. You will also benefit from inspiring speeches and workshops, setting the stage for a transformative learning experience. By the end of the bootcamp, you will have gained valuable knowledge, refined project ideas, expanded your professional network, and equipped yourself with the tools and confidence to pursue your entrepreneurial endeavors.
Who should attend?
- Leaders of DIHs (tech hubs, universities, incubators, accelerators)
- Entrepreneurs and entrepreneur support network leaders
- Digital skills provider
Venue: Ventures Park, 5 Kwaji Cl, Maitama 904101, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Check the agenda here.