Victoria Farms, Imo Economic Summit Group Backs Startups Weekend December 3-4 2021

Victoria Farms, Imo Economic Summit Group Backs Startups Weekend December 3-4 2021

Ngor Okpalla, Imo state based Victoria Fams and Imo Economic Summit Group has thrown their weight behind Imo Startups Weekend which will be held in Owerri Nigeria from Friday December 3 to Saturday December 4, 2021.

The Imo Startups Weekend is held every year to provide education and networking
opportunities for startups and innovation driven enterprise founders in Imo State. It is also an opportunity to connect the elite to the emerging Startup ecosystem in the state and by extension region.

This years theme is “Building the Future” and it will expose participants to the innovation driven entrepreneurship paradigm. It will feature practical training/learning, conversations, networking, Startup bootcamp and pitching sessions with seasoned professionals, mentors and
Startup Coaches.

In a statement released to Journalists, the lead organizer, Mr. Chukwuma Anurunkem, said, “we have made efforts to bring in awesome speakers and facilitators from across the country including Mr. CNC Nwachukwu, Mr. Chinenye Mba-uzoukwu (President of SPON & Founding Partner, Info Graphics), Uche Aniche (Convener, #StartupSouth & Director, SSE Angel Network), Lawal Abiodun (Digital & Innovation Associate, Union Bank), lgwe Uguru (Funder, Chooya), Ihnocent Unachukwu (Founder, GreenB0x), Godwin Kachi (Manager, Heartland Innovation Hub), Emmanuel Ezenwere (Co-Founder, Aarone), Lois Peters (Business Development Consultant) and Adanna
Ononiwu.

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Also speaking. lvan Beling. General Manager, Victoria Farms said, “Victoria Farms is founded on innovation and collaboration. We are mindful of the need to engage the innovation ecosystem- especially because we have to ensure that young people are channeling their intellect and energy in productive ventures. We are excited to support the Imo Startups Weekend and look forward to engaging with Innovative lmo Youths.

Similarly, Dr. Okey Nwuke, President of Imo Economic Summit Group, in his own
statement said, we are guided by recent upsurge in interest in the Nigeria Innovation Ecosystem and believe that it will form part of the pillars of Our engagement in

the state’s economic sphere – especially in the area of youth engagement. IESG is therefore happy to participate in this years conference.

Conference Venue: Imo Arts Village, Beside Crunchies at Mbari Street, Ikenugbu, Owerri Imo state.

Also speaking, Co-organizer, Isaac Chika said, “This conference will be a major contribution to realizing the emergence of innovalve businesses that can scale to become big corporations in the state and within the region.

About Victoria Farms:
Based in Ochicha Obike, Ngor Okpalla, outskirts of Owerri, Victoria Integrated Agro-Farms is a wholly Nigerian company sitting on 80 Hectares fam in Imo State, South-East of Nigeria. It is a conglomerate of ultra-modern farms and agricultural facilities modularly integrated for the
production and processing of birds, eggs and livestock to support the food sufficiency initiative of the Government.

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The facility comprises an ultra-modern poultry farm with rearing houses, layer houses, silos, feed mill, grading machines, egg room and ancillary equipment fully automated to raise layers for commercial table eggs, broilers and livestock production. The farm deploys the best technologies available in the world to establish fully integrated and automated
poultry business in Nigeria for a sustainable food chain sufficiency

About Imo Economic Summit Group:
IESG is an independent non-partisan organization that supports and complements Government’s economic development policies, galvanizing the private sector to drive in vestment
in-flow, creating opportunities and prosperity for Imo State.

The Group is made up of seasoned professionals with demonstrable personal accomplishments and overwhelming and altruistic passion for developing Imo.

About Imo Startups Community:
Founded in 2016 by Chukwuma Anurunkem, Imo Startups Community is the main Startup Ecosystem developmet organization helping provide leadership for the different sectoral communities across the state. The vision is to support the emergence of quality startups across Imo State by continuously creating platforms that connect startups to quality training, conversations, networks and opportunities for collaboration and growth.

Enquiries:

Contact Person: Chukwuma Anuru nkem Phone: 08062303368
Email: imostartupweekend@gmail.com Website: www.imostartupsweekend.com

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