Victoria Farms And Imo Economic Summit Group Sponsor Startup Weekend
Victoria Farms, based in Imo State, and the Imo Economic Summit Group have placed their support behind the Imo Startups Weekend, which will take place in Owerri, Nigeria, from December 3 to 4, 2021.
Every year, the Imo Startups Weekend is conducted to provide education and networking opportunities for founders of startups and innovation-driven businesses in Imo State.
It’s also a chance to link the state’s and region’s elite with the state’s and region’s burgeoning startup ecosystems.
The subject for this year’s conference is “Building the Future,” and it will introduce attendees to the innovation-driven entrepreneurship paradigm.
Practical training/learning, discussions, networking, Startup bootcamp, and pitching sessions with seasoned experts, mentors, and Startup Coaches will all be part of the event.
Mr. Chukwuma Anurunkem, the lead organizer, said in a statement to Journalists, “we have made efforts to bring in awesome speakers and facilitators from across the country including Mr. CNC Nwachukwu, Mr. Chinenye Mba-uzoukwu, president of ISPON & Founding Partner, InfoGraphics, Uche Aniche, convener, #StartupSouth & Director, SSE Angel Network, Lawal Abiodun, Digital & Innovation Associate, Union Bank, Igwe Uguru, founder, Chooya, Innocent Unachukwu, fFounder, GreenBox, Godwin Kachi, manager, Heartland Innovation Hub, Emmanuel Ezenwere, co-Founder, Aarone, Lois Peters, business development consultant and Adanna Ononiwu.
Also speaking, Ivan Beling, General Manager, Victoria Farms said, “Victoria Farms is founded on innovation and collaboration. We are mindful of the need to engage the innovation ecosystem – especially because we have to ensure that young people are channeling their intellect and energy in productive ventures. We are excited to support the Imo Startups Weekend and look forward to engaging with Innovative Imo Youths.”
Similarly, Dr. Okey Nwuke, president of Imo Economic Summit Group, in his own statement said, “we are guided by recent upsurge in interest in the Nigeria Innovation Ecosystem and believe that it will form part of the pillars of our engagement in the state’s economic sphere – especially in the area of youth engagement. IESG is therefore happy to participate in this year’s conference.
Also speaking. Co-organizer, Isaac Chika said, “This conference will be a major contribution to realizing the emergence of innovative businesses that can scale to become big corporations in the state and within the region.”
Victoria Farms: What You Should Know
Victoria Integrated Agro-Farms, based in Ochicha Obike, Ngor Okpalla, on the outskirts of Owerri, is a wholly Nigerian company with an 80-hectare farm in Imo State, Nigeria’s south-east.
It is a collection of ultra-modern farms and agricultural facilities that are modularly interconnected for the production and processing of poultry, eggs, and cattle in support of the government’s food security strategy.
The complex includes an ultra-modern chicken farm with fully automated raising houses, layer houses, silos, feed mill, grading machines, egg room, and associated equipment for the production of commercial table eggs, broilers, and cattle.
The farm uses the most advanced technology available to develop a fully integrated and automated chicken enterprise in Nigeria for long-term food security.
More information on the Imo Economic Summit Group.
Okay! The Imo State Economic Growth Group (IESG) is an independent, non-partisan group that supports and complements the government’s economic development goals by energizing the private sector to promote investment inflow, hence providing opportunities and prosperity for the state.
The Group is made up of seasoned individuals with a track record of personal successes and an unwavering commitment to the development of Imo.
Founded in 2016 by Chukwuma Anurunkem, Imo Startups Community is the main Startup Ecosystem development organization helping provide leadership for the different sectoral communities across the state.
The vision is to support the emergence of quality startups across Imo State by continuously creating platforms that connect startups to quality training, conversations, networks and opportunities for collaboration and growth.
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