Tech-law Firm Pulls Business Lawyers to Brainstorm with Tech Entrepreneurs

Steve Aya

The Law Firm of Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe held the third interaction of its Annual Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) Business Law Breakfast Series, themed “The Nigerian Tech Ecosystem: Policies, Investments and Global Trade”, last week, at the Victoria Hall, Ebony Life Place, Victoria Island, Lagos. 

The event pooled together Lawyers, Tech entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, policymakers, financial institutions and Tech enthusiasts in Nigeria’s technology scene. It was headlined by Mr Kyari Abba Bukar, the Chairman, Arca Payments Limited and the Keynote Speaker of the event. Mr Bukar spoke on “Fostering Innovation and Investments through Enabling Policies, Viable Business & Economic Environment”, and also fielded questions in a fireside chat anchored by Aroture “Rotus” Odiri, the Business Anchor and Host of Global Business Report, Arise News. 

Attendees were split into two Panel sessions featuring key industry players. The first Panel session on “Unlocking Investments: Policies, Reforms and Regulations” was moderated by Adeniyi Duale, Partner, Duale Ovia & Alex-Adedipe, and featured Panelists including Olatubosun Alake, Hon. Commissioner for Science, Innovation and Technology, Lagos State; Adesuwa Okunbo-Rhodes, Founder, Aruwa Capital Management; Femi Ogunjimi, MD, CardinalStone Capital Advisers; Kola Aina, Founding Partner, Ventures Platform; and Tosin Eniolorunda, Founder, Moniepoint. 

Similarly, the second Panel session on “Show Me the Money” was moderated by Nicole Yembra, Founder, the Chrysalis Company, while the Panelists included Yanmo Omorogbe, COO and Co-Founder, Bamboo; Olu Oyinsan, Managing Partner, Oui Capital; Dr Femi Kuti, CEO, Reliance Health; Olumide Soyombo, Co-Founder, Voltron Capital, BlueChip Technologies Limited and Tosin Faniro-Dada, Partner, Breega.

The TMT firm, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe organises the Business Law Breakfast Series annually to spearhead conversations that drive reforms, spark innovation, and stimulate investments. The event, drew hundreds of attendees and provided a platform for discu-ºssions, that potentially catalyse transformation in Nigeria’s technology sector.

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