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iDEA Nigeria partners with Venture Garden Group to host December Eco-System Fireside Chat


iDEA is partnering with Venture Garden Group (VGG) to co-host an eco-system fireside chat on Tuesday December 22nd 2015. The iDEA fireside chat series features successful & upcoming Tech Entrepreneurs discussing in a relaxed, informal chat room sharing ideas and networking. The last 3 fireside chats have been with Founders of Potential VC + Andela, Rocket Internet MDs (Carmudi, Lamudi, Easy Taxi, Hello Foods, Kaymu) and Printivo.

The next fireside chat features VGG Chief Executives and the Founders of VGG portfolio companies – Suregifts, Cash Envoy, Talent base and Prep Class.

Theme: Leveraging Data in growing Startups and raising Investment

Date: Tuesday December 22nd at 10AM

Location: iDEA Nigeria – 296 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba Lagos.

Register here

The fireside chat is open to everyone looking to network and share knowledge. The attendees typically include Entrepreneurs, Developers, Investors, creatives and others.

Venture Garden Group (VGG) is a Fin-Tech startup by Nigerian founders with significant operations in the power sector, aviation, oil & gas, education & taxation. The company has grown to a $100m valuation in less than 5 years, recently raising a $20M investment from Convergence Partners. VGG has improved revenue collection for large public and private sector clients by up to 700% through automated data capture, e-billing and payment processing. Clients include FIRS, FAAN, Eko Disco, Obafemi Awolowo University and others. VGG is also known to invest in new ventures. Investments include SuregiftsCash EnvoyTalent basePrep Class and others.

iDEA is a not for profit Incubator & Accelerator program with centers in Lagos & Calabar. iDEA helps Tech Entrepreneurs build great tech Startups through mentorship, exposure, business training, technical consulting provision of infrastructure and investment of seed capital. iDEA is currently seeking innovative tech Entrepreneurs who are building startups within the spaces of Fin-Tech, Health-Tech, Mobile, E-commerce with a high commercial potential. Visit to apply to join the incubator or accelerator. Startups currently at iDEA include TalkingbookzRevocubePlayspreadEazyHireWaracake

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