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Monday, February 6 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
COLLABORATE TO INNOVATE: LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY & PARTNERSHIPS TO GROW IMPACT Queue VERY Early!

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“Great things in business are never done by one person. They are done by a team of people.” - Steve Jobs

Driving institutional cooperation through innovation is key to unlocking the potential of Africa’s prosperity. The times that we live in necessitate leveraging technology to build a value chain for a system that will foster growth.

In 2020, Uber partnered with Nigeria's Flutterwave to launch Uber Cash, its digital wallet featured in Sub-Saharan Africa. The new digital platform was designed to ensure easy and quick payment for Uber riders. During the Covid pandemic, Collaboration existed between the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, it also yielded positive results to provide solutions among BioNTech, Fosun Pharma and Pfizer.

In recent times, partnerships have leveraged the ease technology has to provide innovations. According to McKinsey, “up to 80% of businesses use social collaboration tools for enhancing business processes”.

The COLLABORATE TO INNOVATE session is targeted at leaders of business and social initiatives to bring about development via the transfer of knowledge, exchange of resources and other possible value projects for Africa’s societal and economic benefits. This session aims to explore the call for collaboration among businesses and social initiatives to foster rapid development via socioeconomic impact. Panelists will share best practices on how to harness collaboration to birth innovation, as well as, the possible areas for collaboration and how to leverage technology for effective

Moderators
avatar for Ayomide Omoniyi

Ayomide Omoniyi

Communications Assistant, Women's Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC)

Speakers
avatar for Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho

Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho

CEO, Futuresoft
A seasoned Information Technology professional with over 15 years of industry experience in Africa’s largest emerging economy with a deep purpose and focus on bridging the digital divide and transforming Africaby harnessing the benefits of digital.Currently CEO of Future Software... Read More →
avatar for Titilope Adewusi

Titilope Adewusi

Co-founder, kids (EDUTECH)
avatar for Michael Ojo

Michael Ojo

Founder, Octave Incorporation
avatar for Yvonne-Awosanya-Adefajo

Yvonne-Awosanya-Adefajo

Content Director, WiMo Publications


Monday February 6, 2023 11:00am - 12:00pm WAT
Studio Suite
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