Women Founders Conference (WFC) is the first of its kind. A single day event being curated by Startup Kano team with an audience of about 200 Women in Business and startups all in one place.The event is on a lane of its own because of its uniqueness and its social impact on the feminine race. This year, women of all ages and cadre will converge in the same venue to share experiences that will foster growth and development.

The theme for this year is “YOU CAN SIT WITH US” and will feature successful women speakers to share their stories and practical advice, learn how they got started, what went wrong, what surprised them and what led their company’s growth? Topics of uttermost importance have been selected  and will be discussed to engage and enlighten participants. These are;

  • Leadership Skills
  • Business development Skills
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Marketing

The aim of WFC is to bring together bright minds to deliver talks that are idea motivated and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and to provoke conversations that matter among women entrepreneurs in our ecosystem. This is an opportunity for you to be among top businesses women, customers and decisions makers whose efforts and impact through their brands and services, over the years demonstrated business excellence and the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, civic and social responsibility.

The event is Powered by OIIE and NITDA. Some of our Major partners are The Northern Blog, Arewa Obirin, Blue Sapphire E-solutions, Google Women Tech Makers, The Souk Trade Fair and Malaabis.

Details of the event is as follows:
Date: 14th December, 2016.
Venue: Ado Bayero Mall (Shoprite) Zoo Road, Kano.
Time: 10am prompt

Attendance is free however registration is compulsory. Participants should register here.


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Startup Kano is organizing startup classes series a program designed to initiate participants into blogging, graphics design, content development, video blogging and digital marketing. The program is set to introduce tech enthusiasts into the real world in order to prepare them with both digital and entrepreneurial skills.

The classes are divided into Startup 101 and Startup X. Startup 101 is a free two weeks program and participants will get to work with the Startup Kano team for two months. While Startup X is a paid one month intensive training program to mold and develop participants by arming them with skills and tools that will make them compete with their counterparts all over the world.
This is an opportunity for young and aspiring entrepreneurs and techies to upgrade themselves with the latest skills and practices. Startup Kano have been championing the cause of entrepreneurship and self empowerment. We have role out several of these programs to help and build a better ecosystem for both tech and non-tech entrepreneurs.
The program is scheduled to start on 27th February, 2017. Interested participants should register here. The venue is at the Startup Kano Hub. For more information or inquiry visit
Watch the video promos below.

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