Digital payment firm, Interswitch is collaborating with other tech companies in Nigeria to sponsor this year’s Lagos Developers Festival (DevFest) as part of its effort to support the growth of the Nigeria’s technology ecosystem.
The Lagos Developers Festival (DevFest) is scheduled to hold tomorrow Friday, December 3 at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos
“As a technology company, we are aware that most of the continent’s solutions including payment, will rely on technology. Therefore, supporting the developer’s community is one of the ways we are contributing our quota towards the development of African talent and the localization of emerging technology to participate effectively in the fourth industrial revolution,” said Group Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer, Interswitch Group, Cherry Eromosele.
She noted that Interswitch is always seeking opportunities and platforms that drive conversations around technology, as it concerns Africa; and DevFest Lagos has been identified as one of those touchpoints.
Interswitch, which was confirmed a platinum sponsor, is leveraging the sponsorship to provide tech enthusiasts an avenue to interact, exchange ideas and innovate. This sponsorship is a testament to the company’s commitment to enhance the career growth of tech enthusiasts in Nigeria, ultimately contributing to Nigeria’s continued advancement on the global tech scene.
The annual event is regarded as one of the most popular developer conventions globally, drawing thousands of developers to network and celebrate the role of technology in our present-day world. This year’s event will focus on issues around the future of blockchain, mobile and web development, design, cloud computing and machine learning, among other trending topics.