The Month of June

Startup Kano Newsletter – June 2023 Recap ????

Dear valued Community members,

We hope this newsletter finds you well!  We hope you had a wonderful Eid celebration. May Almighty Allah reward you for all your acts of Ibadah.

June has been an exhilarating month at Startup Kano, packed with exciting events and updates that brought together creative minds, tech enthusiasts, and aspiring entrepreneurs. I Let’s take a trip down memory lane and relive the highlights of the past month.

???? Figma Config 2023 Watch Party: An Ultimate Design Extravaganza!

The Figma Config 2023 watch party took Kano by storm on Thursday, June 22nd. The event was a spectacular showcase of design brilliance, featuring live sessions by industry leaders. Attendees witnessed groundbreaking insights, innovative techniques, and awe-inspiring creations unfold before their eyes. The talent and expertise on display left everyone mesmerized and inspired. The networking opportunities provided a platform for like-minded designers to connect, exchange ideas, and forge valuable collaborations. And let’s not forget the delectable food and drinks that kept everyone fueled throughout the day. It truly was an unforgettable experience! Click  here to see how it went down

???? Glitz Fair Talk Show: A Captivating Conversation!

The Glitz Fair’s 8th Edition featured a captivating talk show, moderated by the talented Ameena Ikram. Esteemed industry experts including Dan Tanko, Aysha Tofa, Oga Wamball, Hashim Fatima Fouad, The Northern Therapist, and Mubarak Kwankwaso led engaging discussions, sharing their wisdom and experiences. Their profound insights left the audience enlightened and expanded their perspectives. The event was a testament to the power of collaboration and co-creation, igniting a flame of hope and determination in the hearts of all participants.

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???? Startup Kano is Hiring: Join Our Advanced Teams!

Are you based in Northern Nigeria and ready to take your tech skills to new heights? Startup Kano is hiring! If you have a tech skill set and project experience, we invite you to fill out the form using the provided link. Eligible candidates will have the opportunity to work with advanced teams and contribute to exciting projects. Don’t miss this chance to be part of the vibrant tech community in Northern Nigeria.

FOYA 2023 Africa Awards: Celebrating Limitless Potential and Innovation

We are thrilled to announce that one of Kano’s own, Spendo, a start-up alum, was nominated for the prestigious Founder of the Year (under 30) at the FOYA 2023 Africa Awards. This recognition highlights Spendo’s groundbreaking contributions and unwavering spirit of innovation. FOYA, an esteemed platform, celebrates the achievements of African entrepreneurs who have shattered barriers and ignited a transformative wave of innovation across the continent. The awards showcased the profound impact of African entrepreneurship on economic growth and positive transformation, creating a community of like-minded individuals.

Also check out what one of our Pitchstar alumni on youtube.

Revisiting my Pitchstar Vlog,   Go and watch on my YouTube channel????.

 I hope this inspire and motivate you

In conclusion, June was a month filled with incredible events, inspiring conversations, and opportunities for growth at Startup Kano. We witnessed the brilliance of design at the Figma Config 2023 watch party, engaged in captivating discussions at the Glitz Fair talk show, and celebrated the recognition of Spendo at the FOYA 2023 Africa Awards. Our Pitchstar alumni also shared their journey and insights, reminding us of the power of determination and innovation.

As we move forward, we encourage you to take action. If you’re based in Northern Nigeria and possess a tech skill set, consider joining our advanced teams by applying through the provided link. Embrace the chance to contribute to exciting projects and become part of our vibrant tech community.

Stay connected with us for more updates, events, and opportunities that can fuel your entrepreneurial aspirations. Together, let’s continue pushing boundaries, fostering collaboration, and making a positive impact in the world of technology and innovation.

Thank you for being a valued member of the Kano community.

Best regards,

Rahmat Muhammed

Startup Kano Team