Interswitch has reaffirmed its support for Nigeria’s tech ecosystem by sponsoring Developers Festival (DevFest) Lagos 2021. Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company announced that it will be collaborating with other tech companies in Nigeria to sponsor the festival holding on Friday, December 3, at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos.
The homegrown technology business that has been announced as a platinum sponsor, plans to use the sponsorship to give a platform for tech aficionados to interact, share ideas, and innovate. This sponsorship demonstrates the company’s dedication to enhancing the professional development of Nigerian tech enthusiasts, hence contributing to Nigeria’s continuous advancement in the global tech scene.
The yearly event is one of the most well-attended developer conferences in the world, attracting thousands of developers to network and celebrate the role of technology in today’s world. The focus of this year’s event will be on issues concerning the future of blockchain, mobile and web development, design, cloud computing and machine learning, and other trending topics.
The event would be held at Google Developers Group Lagos. The group provides an opportunity for developers to form a community and discuss their common interests while also generating ideas for bringing about change – both locally and worldwide – using technology.
Developers will learn more about emerging technologies and their applications during the event. Cherry Eromosele, Interswitch Group’s Group Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer, spoke about the sponsorship and emphasized Interswitch’s commitment to helping Nigeria’s IT sector.
“As a technology firm, we are aware that technology will be at the heart of most of the continent’s solutions, including payment,” she said. As a result, one of the ways we contribute our quota to the development of African talent and the localization of emerging technologies to effectively participate in the fourth industrial revolution is by supporting the developer’s community. DevFest Lagos has been selected as one of those touchpoints by Interswitch, which is continually looking for chances and venues that promote conversations around technology in Africa. As a result, the Interswitch Group’s unwavering commitment to growing Africa’s immense IT potential and supporting platforms that promote this purpose cannot be questioned.”
The event will feature famous subject matter experts in the IT field who will lecture on a variety of topics related to technology. For nearly two decades, Interswitch has championed innovation in the payments business in Nigeria, investing in the development of tech talent on the continent.
InterswitchSPAK is one of these initiatives that trains and nurtures the best of Nigeria’s sharpest minds in STEM vocations, giving them problem-solving skills and financial help to achieve their professional goals.
The major payments company is pushing a better developer and software engineering experience through its engineering staff, as well as giving a platform for developers to learn about the payment ecosystem’s intricacies.