April 15, 2013 – New York, NY – IBOM LLC is excited to announce its Africans Creating Technology event, which is being hosted in partnership with Black Enterprise and Mayven PR, and is scheduled to take place here in New York City on May 2, 2013.
Over the past couple of years the technology sector in Africa has experienced immense growth from both the international tech market, and a host of local tech startups that have grown to be extremely successful. As large tech corporations like Google, Microsoft, IBM and Hewlett-Packard continue to invest and show interest in the African tech space and more startups like IrokoTV, TaxiRank, mVerified, Jobberman, to mention a few, come on the scene, Africa and the overall opportunities that it holds for the technology sector, will continue to be a hot-topic both at the international and local level.
Speaking on the panel is Muoyo Okome, a Microsoft business manager and independent game developer, Tapua Tunduwani, an Information Technology consultant, Mary Olushoga, Founder of the AWPNetwork. Also on the panel is Ali Abdullah a partner of the voice mobile app HALLO, and Eric Hamilton, Founder of Around the Way app. With a well-rounded line-up of panelists, and the wonderful Janell Hazelwood, Assoc. Producer at Black Enterprise moderating the panel and hosting the event, it promises to be another panel discussion to remember.
According to Anie Akpe-Lewis, Founder of IBOM LLC, “our goal is to provide high quality small business education and relevant, comprehensive assistance to the African Diaspora community and this event hopes to help accomplish that by educating and informing Africans and Non-Africans a like of the opportunities that abound in investing in technology in Africa along with other key sectors on the continent.” IBOM LLC is glad to be partnering with Black Enterprise as the official media sponsor, and also to be working again with Mayven PR as pr partner, and promise to deliver an informational, engaging and motivating event to all in attendance.
This event kicks off at 6PM on Thursday, May 2 at the NYC Seminar and Conference Center on 71 West 23rd Str. – suite 515. All interested attendees should send their RSVPs to IBOMLLC@gmail.com. Early arrival is strongly advised and guests are encouraged to maximize the experience by participating in the discussion as well as connecting and networking with fellow attendees and panelists.