Women Founders Group Hosted Women to Digital Social Wednesday

Women Founders Group hosted its first edition of Social Wednesday. An event that brings women in business together to train them on digital and social media skills that will assist them to boosts sales and productivity.

Social Wednesday is a medium for women especially those without any form of the tech skills to learn the various strategies and techniques and use these new skills to build a better business and re-enforce their digital marketing.

The event will held at Startup Kano hub. It was a unique opportunity for women entrepreneurs and techies to arm themselves with valuable knowledge which is no doubt essential in today’s world.

The event saw about 50 women in attendance. Some of them took the medium to express their lack of inclusion in tech related activities. The Lead of WFG Miss Aysha Tofa offered her advises and encouragement to the women and urge them to always strive t o learn technical skills.


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Events, Startups


Restmeal is an on demand online food ordering service that was launched at Startup Kano Hub on the 4th March, 2017. The startup was founded by a young female entrepreneur, a graduate of computer science from Bayero University Kano. She initially presented the online food ordering system as her final year project in the university. After graduating she became increasingly passionate about pursuing the business of food delivery.

Restmeal La
Restmeal launch.

As part of our incubation program, Restmeal was groomed to accommodate its market need and also add value to the ecosystem. The startup launched first as a web app. Mobile versions for both iOS and Android will be available soon on their respective app stores.

Restmeal online food odering service
Restmeal online food odering service

It was a low key launch as participants included only invited relatives of the founder and some Startup Kano staff. The event which started by 4pm was also streamed live on facebook to enable the public and customers to catch up with the happenings. Free delivery was offered on the launch day to those who made orders on the platform.

Restmeal online food odering service
Restmeal online food odering service

Startup Kano in an effort to build a sustainable ecosystem for entrepreneurs has pledged its support to all innovative and disruptive ideas that will change the face of the society. We are grateful to all those who were involved in building Restmeal.


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Code Pyramid is a platform for techies (software developers, website designers, graphics designers etc.) and entrepreneurs. They provide mentorship on development and professional coaching on presentation skills, public speaking, project management and training to members and also network, share ideas, opportunities and provide solutions to challenges faced by members and the society.

Code Pyramid want to interact with existing organizations to build a tech ecosystem in the North by working with government, industry, schools, youth organizations etc. to identify challenges and problems they face and provide them with technology based solutions. They intend to achieve this by building a vibrant community of techies that will attend to these problems with creative and innovative mindset.

This month they will be having a hackathon focused on solving critical problems in the health sector. Winners will have a free co-working space courtesy of Startup Kano. This will give them enabling environment to turn their idea into a real working solutions and subsequently a business.

Interested participants should register here

Watch Video Promo Below:

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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.


Watch Video Promo below.


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