Nigerian Exchange to Host Technology Board Webinar October 6

September 14, 2022
NGX Technology Board Webinar

By Aduragbemi Omiyale

All is set for the Technology Board Webinar organised by the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited with the theme Enabling the Next Wave of Growth for Technology Companies in Africa.

The NGX Technology Board Webinar is slated for Thursday, October 6, 2022. The key topics to be addressed during the webinar are The Path to Tech Listings – Leveraging Capital Market for Exponential Growth; Beyond Tech – Regulation as an Enabler for Technology Board Listings and Investor Protection.

According to a statement from the bourse, there would be speeches and presentations from representatives from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and leading industry experts across the public and private sectors, including the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Lamido Yuguda and Senior Special Assistant to the President on Digital Transformation, Mr Oswald Osaretin Guobadia.

Other speakers at the event include Kendall Ananyi, Chief Executive Officer, Tizeti; CEO, Cardinalstone, Mohammed Garuba; CEO, Opay, Mr Olu Akanmu; SEC, Executive Commissioner (Legal and Enforcement), Karawusa Reginald; CBN, Director, Financial Market and Regulation, CBN, Dr Angela Ade Ejembi; President, PenOp, Oguche Agudah; CEO, Central Securities and Clearing System (CSCS) Plc, Jalo Waziri, Ibukun Adebayo, Representative of LSE; Segun Cole, Fund the gap alliance; Prof. Olayinka David-West, Fund the gap alliance.

The conference provides a platform for collaborative opportunities between tech companies and capital market players around the technology board. It will also encourage the listing of companies in the Nigerian technology space.

The CEO of NGX, Mr Temi Popoola, while commenting on the programme, stated that, “NGX Technology Board webinar will provide an avenue to discuss how the capital market can enable the future of tech and fintech companies in Nigeria.

“We are in an era where digital technology is transforming and expanding the global economic landscape. As a result, it has become imperative for us to take advantage of the many opportunities that emerging technologies offer to drive the transparency and visibility of investments in the technology space.

“The webinar has been positioned to bring together unicorn companies, tech startups, policymakers, private equity and capital market stakeholders to discuss the valuation matrix, revenue model and barriers to listing tech companies on the Technology Board when launched.”

Interested participants can register online at

Aduragbemi Omiyale

Aduragbemi Omiyale is a journalist with Business Post Nigeria, who has passion for news writing. In her leisure time, she loves to read.

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